AEDP Institute

Agenda AEDP Immersion Online for Americas/Italy/Africa: January 2021 (Eight 4.5-hour days)

AGENDA DAYS AND TIMES:  

Days and Dates:
Monday – Thursday, January 11 – 14,+ January 18 – 21, 2021

Times for all eight 4.5 hour days:
In the Americas: 9 am – 1:30 pm Eastern time
In Italy: 3 pm – 7.30 pm Central European Standard Time
In South Africa: 4 pm – 8.30 pm South Africa Standard Time

Please be sure to re-calculate times for your local timezone

DAY 1 & 2

TRANSFORMANCE: Introduction to AEDP’s theoretical roots with a broad sweep through the neurobiology of healing: Transformance, Flourishing, Neuroplasticity, Emergent Experience, Transformational Experience, Attachment, Experiential Work, and Core Self.
Diving deeper and putting neuroplasticity into dyadic clinical action through the Phenomenology of the Transformational Process: What happens in each of the 4 States and 3 state Transformations and Metatherapeutic Processing & The Transformational Affects

DAY 1
8:15-9:00 Tech Orientation for Participants, Faculty, Experiential Assistants (EAs)

9:00 – 10:30 Welcome, Course Overview
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 – 11:50 Introduction to AEDP
11:50 – 12:10 Coffee Break, Faculty Office hours 11:55 – 12:10
12:10 – 1:10 Introduction to AEDP cont’d
1:10 – 1:30 Closing

DAY 2
8:15 – 9:00 Breakout Rooms Open
9:00 – 9:30 Questions and reflections
9:30 – 11:00 The 4 State Transformational Process – Round 1
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break, Faculty Office hours 11:15 – 11:30
11:30 – 1:00 Working with attachment trauma in a first session
1:00 – 1:30 Closing – breakout rooms available until 2:00

DAY 3 & Day 4

ATTACHMENT: How to undo aloneness & how work experientially with attachment. Diving deeper into the origins of psychopathology and one of AEDP’s schemas, The Triangle of Experience.  Healing trauma through portrayals.
Day 3
8:15-9:00 Breakout Rooms Open
9:00 – 9:30 Questions and reflections
9:30 – 11:00 Attachment as a Transformative Process
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break, Faculty Office hours 11:15 – 11:30
11:30 – 1:00 Clinical work with Anxious Attachment
1:00 – 1:30 Closing – breakout rooms available until 2:00

Day 4
8:15-9:00 Breakout Rooms Open
9:00 – 9:30 Questions and reflections
9:30 – 11:00 The Triangle of Experience, Development of Psychopathology
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break, Faculty Office hours 11:15 – 11:30
11:30 – 1:00 Working Experientially with Attachment Trauma through Portrayals
1:00 – 1:30 Closing – breakout rooms available until 2:00

DAY 5 and Day 6
EMOTION: Working with the intense emotional experiences associated with trauma. METAPROCESSING: Harnessing the positive affective experiences associated with healing and transformation.
Day 5
8:15-9:00 Breakout Rooms Open
9:00 – 9:30 Questions and reflections
9:30 – 11:00 Guest Presentation
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break, Faculty Office hours 11:15 – 11:30
11:30 – 1:00 Positive Affective Experience and Transforming Suffering into Flourishing
1:00 – 1:30 Closing – breakout rooms available until 2:00

Day 6
8:15-9:00 Breakout Rooms Open
9:00 – 9:30 Questions and reflections
9:30 – 11:00 Guest Presentation
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break, Faculty Office hours 11:15 – 11:30
11:30 – 1:00 Emotional Processing to Completion
1:00 – 1:30 Closing – breakout rooms available until 2:00

DAY 7
EXPERIENTIAL EXERCISES: Bringing AEDP theory to life.  Participants practice AEDP interventions in groups of 3 or 4 guided by experiential assistants.
8:15-9:00 Breakout Rooms Open
9:00 – 9:30 Questions and reflections
9:30 – 10:30 Use of the Therapist’s Self with More Defended Clients
10:30-1:30 Experiential Exercise in Groups of 3 or 4 participants with an Experiential Assistant (EA)  – breakout rooms available until 2:00

DAY 8
INTEGRATION
8:15-9:00 Breakout Rooms Open
9:00 – 9:30 Questions and reflections
9:30 – 10:45 Therapist Aims and Activities of the 4 State Transformational Process
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break, Faculty Office hours 11:00 – 11:15
11:15 – 12:30 The 4 State Transformational Process – Round 2
12:30 – 1:30  Closing – breakout rooms available until 2:00