Alisha Sabourin

EMDR Basic Training

Alisha Sabourin

Alisha Sabourin (she/her) is a Registered Psychologist in the province of Alberta. With an extensive career spanning over a decade, Alisha brings a wealth of knowledge and tenacity to her work. She has been working with a diverse population for over a decade. She is skillfully trained to support people genuinely and collaboratively by reigniting and developing skills and techniques to rebuild the relationship with themselves, others, and the issues that they are facing.

She comes from a place of curiosity, compassion, care, and humour. Alisha is gentle yet straightforward and goal-oriented to support each person?s unique individual needs and wants out of therapy. It?s not what?s wrong with you for seeking out support, it?s what?s right!

Alisha is well-versed in a diverse range of therapeutic approaches and interventions, including The Grief Recovery Method®, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), The Flash Technique, Hypnosis, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I).?

Her other specialty is working with couples (same-sex relationships, those practising consensual non-monogamy and kink-friendly lifestyles), utilizing The Gottman Method Couples (trained in Level 3). She holds certifications in Treating Affairs and Trauma and has earned her Leader Certificate in The Gottman?s Seven Principles. Additionally, Alisha is trained in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFCT), allowing her to provide unique and personalized couples therapy and Marriage Preparation programs.?

Alisha is an NIHB provider and has a special interest in working with the Indigenous population in and out of their communities. She is an ally to the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, along with people who have experienced complex and intergenerational trauma.

Her latest passion is preparing the next generation of psychologists entering the field and providing ethical and encouraging clinical supervision to Registered Provisional Psychologists.?

Areas of Practice:

Trauma, Grief and Loss, PTSD, C-PTSD, Anxiety, Panic Disorders, Mood Disorders, Stress Management and Coping, ADHD, OCD, Addictions, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Couples (consensual non-monogamy, affairs, kink-friendly, and LGBTQ2S+), Break-ups and Decoupling, Navigating Life Changes/Transitions, Work Place Issues, Indigenous Supports and Experiences (NIHB provider), and working with the LGBTQ2S+ community.

# 300 - 8104 - 82 Avenue NW , Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6C 0Y4

Phone: (780) 9957011

Population Served:



How EMDR is Offered:

Both online and in-person

Areas of Expertise:

Attachment Focussed
Grief & Bereavement
Medical Trauma
Panic Attacks
Physical Abuse
Sexual Abuse