photo by Isabella Alvarez
She has more than twenty years of clinical practice and training in Lacanian psychoanalysis, which is a therapeutic method that focuses on the unconscious truth that a person inherits, through their linage and culture, in their psyche and body.
Dr. Fernandez-Alvarez speaks regularly in various psychoanalytic conferences and colloquies, and her research has been published internationally, focusing on the theory and practice of psychoanalysis, trauma, discourse, socio-spatial practices, love, and politics. She is registered with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors.
Hilda Fernandez-Alvarez is a Lacanian psychoanalyst based in Vancouver, Canada. She has a vast clinical experience with diverse populations in public (hospital and outpatient) and private settings in Mexico and Canada.
Her research has been published internationally and focuses on the theory and practice of psychoanalysis, trauma, discursive and socio-spatial practices, love and politics.
She co-founded the Lacan Salon in 2007 and currently acts as its clinical director. She is an academic associate with the SFU Institute for the Humanities at SFU and is registered with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors.