Our Instructors

Marshall Wilensky, PhD

Marshall is an EMDRIA approved consultant and trainer and has facilitated EMDR trainings in both Canada and the US since 1998. He specializes in the treatment of trauma and has more than 15,000 hours of experience with EMDR (since 1993). He has been endorsed as a board certified expert in traumatic stress by the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and was an EMDR Institute Facilitator from 1996-2006.

Since 1980, Marshall has also had a private practice in Vancouver, and has taught counselling psychology and clinical psychology for Simon Fraser University, the British Columbia School of Professional Psychology, and the University of British Columbia.

CV (PDF)

Alivia Maric, PhD

Alivia (Scalzo) Maric is a certified EMDR therapist and an EMDRIA approved consultant.  She has been the registrar for Vancouver trainings since 2004 and has facilitated EMDR trainings in BC and Yukon.  Alivia began working with trauma survivors in 1982.  She went on to complete her MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology at SFU and has been a registered psychologist in private practice since 1992. She has provided consultation to a number of counselling agencies and has taught graduate courses in counselling psychology at Adler University (Vancouver).  Alivia has been endorsed as a board certified expert in traumatic stress by the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.

In addition to her training in psychology, Alivia holds a BFA (Hon) in Visual Arts.

Eve Wilensky, MA

Bio coming soon.