Eliza Fernandes, MSW

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant

About Me

I am a trauma therapist with more than 18 years I hold a broad range of experience from working in both children’s and adult mental health organizations. In the not for profit sector, hospital setting, and as a social work adjunct professor. I have also had the pleasure of speaking at an international conference on woman abuse and within Canada on children impacted by violence and post-partum mood disorders.

Education & Experience

I am a Clinical Social Worker and trauma therapist with more than 18 years. I have the pleasure of working in a multicultural city serving a diverse population.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. Certified EMDR Therapist Approved EMDR Consultant EMDR Child Specialist Member of EMDR International Association Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Level 1 trained Member of The International Centre For Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy Trained in Deep Brain Reorienting Member of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Couples


  • English
  • Portuguese