Gina Vanderham

EMDR Basic Training

Gina Catherine Vanderham is a healer, passionate to create psychologically healthy workplaces. She helps executives, managers and employees remove stigma and improve their mental health to live happier and healthier lives.

As a Subject Matter Expert in Addiction, she has experience working all along the Addiction Continuum-of -Care including detox, state mandated drinking driving programs, in-patient treatment, out-patient treatment, private practice, monitoring programs, suicide prevention centers, youth treatment, and with groups of children of chemically dependent parents.

Gina is a Substance Abuse Professional with the US Department of Transportation and an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor, registered with the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Board. She is also a Certified Employee Assistance Professional and registered with the Employee Assistance Professional?s Association. She is a Psychological Health and Safety Advisor for the Workplace and Certified Executive Coach.

Gina also holds a licence as a Marriage, Family and Child Therapist with a Master?s degree in Counseling Psychology: Emphasis Family Systems. She has acquired much post master?s training including critical incident stress debriefing dealing with trauma in the workplace, organizational development, disability management, occupational and psychological safety.

She also holds certificates in various spiritual and healing techniques including Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Clinical Hypnosis, Tapping, Therapeutic Touch, Reiki, and Spiritual Direction.

Gina has helped thousands of individuals over the past 30 years with their addiction and mental health issues. Her work history has been with organizations both in Canada and the United States.

Some of Gina?s speaking engagements include the British Columbia Society of Mediators on ?The Effects of Alcohol and Drugs in Mediation Clients?, the Employee Assistance Professionals Association on ?Addiction in the Workplace?, and the Working Together Conference on ?Youth and Eating Disorders? and ?Burnout in the Professional Counsellor?.

Contact Gina via email regarding her comprehensive programs for Chief Human Resource Officers on becoming a Recovery Ready place of work.

Contact Gina:, E:

1808 620 Toronto St scroll buzzer to Vanderham and buzz , Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, V8V 1P7

Phone: (250) 3867428

Population Served:

Both Adults and Children & Adolescents



How EMDR is Offered:

Both online and in-person

Areas of Expertise:

Attachment Focussed
Birth Trauma
Critical Illness
EMDR Intensives
Eating Disorders
Grief & Bereavement
Medical Trauma
Panic Attacks
Physical Abuse
Road Traffic Accidents
Sexual Abuse
Social Anxiety