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Janina Fisher, Ph.D.

Janina Fisher, Ph.D.

Janina Fisher, Ph.D. is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Instructor at the Trauma Center, an outpatient clinic and research center founded by Bessel van der Kolk. Known for her expertise as both a clinician and consultant, she is also past president of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, an EMDR International Association Credit Provider, a faculty member of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, and a former Instructor, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Fisher has been an invited speaker at the Cape Cod Institute, Harvard Medical School Conference on Women, Summer and Winter Conference Series, EMDR International Association Annual Conference, University of Oslo, University of Wisconsin, the University of Westminster in London, the Psychotraumatology Institute of Europe, and the Esalen Institute. Dr. Fisher lectures and teaches nationally and internationally on topics related to the integration of the neurobiological research and newer trauma treatment paradigms into traditional therapeutic modalities.

 

Testimonials

She gives thoughtful insight to questions from the audience/participants. She is successful to make therapeutic techniques/process playful.
– Shame & Self-Loathing in the Treatment of Trauma | Vancouver, BC | May 19 – 20, 2016

 

SO enjoyable. Janina is such an inspiration. She embodies the empathy, humanity, knowledge, and expertise.
– Chelsea Conron | Vancouver, BC | May 19 – 20, 2016

 

I thoroughly enjoyed this workshop and Janina’s fantastic. I look forward to digesting all that I learned and putting it into practice.
– Shame & Self-Loathing in the Treatment of Trauma | Vancouver, BC | May 19 – 20, 2016

 

“So grateful for this workshop. Lots of applicable information. I am also now eager to learn more about sensorimotor therapy!
– Shame & Self-Loathing in the Treatment of Trauma | Vancouver, BC | May 19 – 20, 2016

 

Janina Fisher was obviously knowledgable, skilled, and an engaging presenter. Bring her back for the same presentation!
– Galya, M.A, CCC | Burnaby, BC | May 12 & 13, 2015

 

Excellent workshop by an excellent presenter. Janina’s skill, knowledge, and facilitation skills are superb. Her warmth and ability helped me to learn a lot.
– Maija Wiik, M.A | Burnaby, BC | May 12 & 13, 2015

 

What an amazing two days! I got more, on every level, than I hoped for. Many take away skills and Janina’s sharing was so helpful. Her normalizing of the therapists’ experiences was invaluable to me. Thank you!
– Nicole Tarasiuk | Burnaby, BC | May 12 & 13, 2015

 

Would love to have more workshops with Janina!
– Bett McLean, Trauma & Abuse Counsellor | Burnaby, BC | May 12 & 13, 2015

 

Janina was wonderful – warm, engaging, and knowledgable. She was very open to participants’ questions and receptive. She used examples which brought the material to life. She also has a great sense of humour!
– Burnaby, BC | May 12 & 13, 2015

 

Dr.Fisher was so enjoyable to listen to and learn from. I appreciated her authenticity and skillful expertise.
– Burnaby, BC | May 12 & 13, 2015

 

Fantastic workshop. Learned so much. Wonderful facilitator. Part of the time I was learning to help my clients, and part of the time I was learning to understand myself.
– Burnaby, BC | May 12 & 13, 2015

 


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