Dr. Olga Karolina Joanna Winkler, MD, FRCPC

About Me

Dr. Olga Winkler is a Canadian Psychiatrist and Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Alberta, maintaining an active clinical practice in trauma-focused therapy with treatment-resistant PTSD and complex PTSD. She is a EMDRIA certified therapist with additional training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy (Level 2), Internal Family Systems, as well as Cognitive Behavioral and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (CBT and DBT). In clinical practice, she uses modified EMDR with sensorimotor, ego state, and internal family systems therapy, virtual reality-assisted trauma therapy (using Multi-Modal, Motion-assisted Desensitization and Reconsolidation therapy, 3MDR). Her research interests include exploring treatments for complex trauma, dissociation, and suicidal ideation.

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Personality Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Somatic Issues
  • Suicide Risk
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Community Mental Health Center


  • English


  • BlueCross BlueShield