Supervisors

See our list of supervision offerings – both group and individual supervision – here.

The best way to quickly improve your AEDP clinical skills is through AEDP Supervision . No matter where you are in your AEDP training (as long as you have taken Immersion), the feedback you get from your AEDP Supervisor as you review video-taped client sessions together is the way most clinicians ultimately “get” AEDP – to embody it deeply, master it and make it their own

Supervision that counts toward certification is provided by either (i) AEDP Institute Faculty members or (ii) AEDP Institute Certified Supervisors (see a complete list of Supervisor Certification requirements here).
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For your convenience, we list AEDP Certified Supervisors’ contact information and their supervision offerings here, both for individual supervision and group supervision. We recommend you review the full list before contacting a potential Supervisor. You may find, for example, that one or more Supervisors match your geographical location; a Supervisor who hosts groups in your timezone; or someone with a specialty that you value. Then, you can begin the process of contacting and interviewing people.* Congratulations on taking the plunge into what is likely to be a very rewarding and enriching part of your AEDP training.

*Tip for AEDP Institute Members: expedite your search for a Supervisor by posting on the AEDP Bulletin Board – we’ll post your request when you send it to aedp.bulletin.board@gmail.com.


Welcome to AEDP Institute’s listing of Certified Supervisors.

Supervisors (whether faculty or Certified Supervisors) are not employees of the AEDP Institute, nor is their supervision work overseen or regulated by it. Any professional’s practice of supervision, like their treatment of patients, is overseen and/or regulated by that individual’s licensing body governing their discipline in their state, province or country. The AEDP Institute is not responsible for Supervisors’ clinical or supervision practices, fee structures, communications, ethics, or the like.

  • In addition to the individuals listed below, all AEDP faculty members supervise in AEDP.  Click here for faculty listing.
  • To view the list of AEDP Certified Supervisors offering low cost and/or free individual or group supervision for Black members of the AEDP community please go here.

Mary Androff, MD

Mary Androff, MD, based in Minneapolis-St Paul, works in a private psychotherapy and integrative psychiatry practice and also provides psychiatric consultation for an Assertive Community Treatment team.  Her journey to AEDP began with STEM (chemistry at University of Illinois), then medicine (Washington University-St Louis), then psychiatric residency (University of Washington, Seattle), then training in psychodynamic psychotherapy alongside daily yoga and meditation practices. Seeking a way to integrate all these threads and hoping to discover a more coherent theoretical framework, Mary found her professional home when she took the AEDP Immersion course.

She went on to receive certification as an AEDP therapist in 2015 and as an AEDP supervisor in 2020. She founded AEDP (Read More…)


Maria Angelina, PhD

Maria Angelina, PhD, I am a clinical counselor with over 15 years counseling experience and am a certified AEDP therapist and supervisor. I work both in post-secondary and in private practice in Vancouver, B.C. My foray into the AEDP world started with my doctoral research which aimed to better understand the attachment processes within psychotherapy. Like many, I immediately found and continue to “find home” in AEDP as my therapeutic orientation. Within this modality, I have felt a deepening, a honing of skills, a grounding into self and other, a releasing into process, into relationship, a synchrony, all of which continue to feel infinitely meaningful and creative. (Read More…)


Sigal Bahat, MA

Sigal Bahat, MA teaches and supervises AEDP, in Israel, US and internationally, and leads an Israeli AEDP Core Training group. She has a private practice in Israel and also works remotely. Sigal started her career as a Dance Movement Therapist, and then completed training both as an Expressive & Creative psychotherapist, and as a Bio-energetic Analyst. She is certified and has many years of experience as a teacher of somatic-mindfulness approaches.

The Alexander Technique, The Feldenkrais Method and Authentic Movement. Meeting AEDP and Dr. Diana Fosha met a decades-long quest to actively engage the intra-intimate-connections between psyche & soma.

Sigal on AEDP: “At last I met a model that made sense to me in the deepest manner, both theoretically and clinically – (Read More…)


Timothy J. Beyer, PhD

Timothy J. Beyer, PhD, is a licensed psychologist, trainer, and consultant. Co-founder of the Center for Courageous Living in Beverly Hills, California, he has been training in and practicing AEDP for many years. With a firm belief in the power of relationships to heal, Dr. Beyer works collaboratively with clients and trainees to achieve profound and lasting results. Dr. Beyer earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of North Dakota, and an MA and PhD in Counseling and Educational Psychology from the University of Minnesota.

In addition to his private practice, Dr. Beyer works in the Quality Improvement Division of the County of Los Angeles, Department of Mental Health. He has many years of experience working in university and business settings providing consultation, (Read More…)


Magdalena Bluhme, LCSW

Magdalena Bluhme, LCSW is an AEDP Certified therapist and supervisor and  an active member of the AEDP community in Stockholm. She is a licensed psychotherapist and supervisor. She has a private practice in the center of Stockholm where she does psychotherapy and supervises groups and individuals. She also works online (Zoom).

Her focus is complex trauma, attachment difficulties and structural dissociation. Her first career was in childcare and teaching so working in the preverbal processes comes naturally and is extremely helpful when it comes to connecting and understanding the patient beyond words. She began studying AEDP back in 2013 after she met Diana Fosha in Paris. Magdalena Became a certified AEDP psychotherapist in 2017 and a certified AEDP supervisor in 2021.   (Read More…)


Steve Carroll

Steve Carroll, LCSW is a psychotherapist in private  practice since 1988 working with individuals, couples and  families as well as supervision/consultation for  colleagues. Prior to private practice he co-developed a  treatment unit for families experiencing child sexual  abuse, supervised a group home for adolescent girls and  supervised an outpatient therapy program for a family  service agency. He is a certified Imago therapist/ supervisor and other background training includes  psychodynamic psychotherapy, object relations, family  systems, Internal Family Systems and Focusing-Oriented  Psychotherapy. 

Steve completed AEDP’s Immersion Course with Diana  Fosha in 2008 and three years of Core Training with Eileen Russell. He has assisted in numerous Immersion Courses, ESI and II and Wired For Healing Workshop with Diana. 

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Marc Cecil, PhD

Marc Cecil, PhD is a Licensed Psychologist with over 35 years of experience in a variety of clinical and community settings, currently in private practice in Rutland, Vermont. Marc has immersed himself in AEDP since 2012 and has done extensive training and supervision with SueAnne Piliero, having assisted for her many times in Essential Skills, recently as a Lead Assistant. He has also been privileged to work with Ron Frederick over the years in group and individual supervision.

Marc has a special interest in integrating his use of AEDP with other experiential therapies,especially ego state/parts work and EMDR. He enjoys sharing his clinical work and videos with other therapists learning this approach, bringing the work to life through a story of transformation and healing, not only of his patients, but also himself and others impacted by the process. (Read More…)


Cammy Suk Ying Cheung, RSW

Cammy Suk Ying Cheung, RSW, received her undergraduate and masters training in Social Work at the University of Hong Kong and the University of Edinburgh, respectively. She is a registered social worker (RSW) and a certified supervisor (HKPCA) in Hong Kong. Currently, Ms. Cheung is a supervisor for school social workers in secondary school settings in a voluntary agency and an exco-member, counselor and group facilitator for the Dance With Depression Association, working with patients with depression and anxiety. Ms. Cheung specializes in treating adolescents and their families who are dealing with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, trauma, mental illness, child abuse, suicide and family violence. She has conducted trainings in counseling and therapy in social work both in Hong Kong and China. Ms. Cheung has been in AEDP supervision and training with Danny Yeung, MD since 2006. In addition to AEDP, Ms. Cheung uses a combination of the Satir Model, (Read More…)


Victoria Cheung, MM

Victoria Cheung, MM, is a psychotherapist in private practice in Toronto. She is trained in AEDP with Danny Yeung and has been assisting in training and supervision of Hong Kong colleagues since 2005. She received her certification in AEDP in 2010.

Ms. Cheung is the co-author with Senior Faculty Member, Danny Yeung of The Rainbow After: Psychological Trauma and Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy, and the lead author of Portrait of the Soul, a work that deeply resonates with AEDP. She has written in Chinese, produced and directed sixteen educational DVDs and CDs that are instrumental to the learning and the growth of the AEDP community in Hong Kong.


Karin Dorell, MD 

Karin Dorell, MD is an Italian/Israeli board certified Psychiatrist and Certified AEDP psychotherapist and supervisor currently living in Cape Town, South Africa. She completed her medical training in Milan, Italy and her Residency and Fellowship in New York City.
Over the years she worked in Emergency Psychiatry and in Community Outreach Projects as well as in private practice in New York city, London and Rome. Very early in her training she got passionate about the AEDP model that became an integral part of who she is and how she works. She is currently heading both the AEDP Italy and AEDP Africa Communities.
Over the past 3 years she has been supervising staff at the Scalabrini Refugee Center in Cape Town, South Africa where she developed a personal development curriculum for women refugees informed by the AEDP model.

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Molly Eldridge, MSW, LICSW

Molly Eldridge, MSW, LICSW has been in private psychotherapy practice in Cape Cod, Massachusetts for over 25 years. As a certified AEDP supervisor, she offers individual supervision, both in person and online. She also runs several AEDP supervision groups – one, now in its third year, on Cape Cod and two others in the Boston area. She loves creating a safe environment and helping other therapists learn and grow their AEDP skills. As past assistant director of the Cape Cod Institute and current advisor, it was there, upon first hearing Diana Fosha in 2009, that she recognized that AEDP was her therapeutic “home”.

Molly appreciates that AEDP makes something happen right away in sessions and provides a cogent theory with such heart. She will be presenting at the upcoming New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation Friday series and teaching (Read More…)


Malin Endrédi

Malin Endredi is a certified AEDP Therapist and Supervisor. Her office is in Stockholm, Sweden and nowadays online too. Malin welcomes Swedish and English speaking clients and supervisees. Malin is a member of the AEDP Sweden Program Group and one of two hosts of the AEDP Salon Stockholm/Sweden. She was a copresenter in the institute-sponsored seminar, “Transformational Synergies in AEDP, Spirituality and Psychedelics” in July, 2022.

Malin started her professional life as a clinical psychologist working with distressed parents and their dysregulated babies to help create secure attachment. After 17 years she took a Swedish attachment, relational and emotion focused psychotherapist training. That’s where Malin, through an APA video, first encountered Diana’s ways of working and AEDP and it all clicked.

She became devoted and crossed the Atlantic many times to attend trainings and assisting internationally (Read More…)


Goretti Faria, MSW, RCSW, CCC

Goretti Faria, MSW, RCSW, CCC is a Certified AEDP Therapist and  Supervisor. She has a private practice in Fort Langley, BC. After  completing the Immersion Course in 2014, she went on to complete  Essential Skills 1&2 in San Francisco and New York, Core Training in  Vancouver, and extensive individual supervision. She has assisted at  various training courses throughout Canada and the US, and held the Lead Assistant role for many ES1 and ES2 courses across the globe.

Since  finding her therapeutic home in AEDP in 2014 and every step along the  learning journey, Goretti has experienced the
personal and professional transformative power of the model. She is deeply appreciative of her  clients’ trust in the safety of
the collaborative process and the mutually  transformative journey.


Donna Fraser, LMFT

Donna Fraser, LMFT, is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in San Francisco since 1997. She is a graduate of the California Institute of Integral Studies where she received her Master’s degree in Drama Therapy. Ms. Fraser comes to AEDP with a background in social work, somatics and experiential therapies. She is a founding member of AEDP West in the San Francisco Bay Area and received certification as an AEDP therapist in January 2008. She was a member of the first AEDP Core Training taught on the west coast by Dr. Ron Frederick. She feels honored to have received extensive training and consultation in AEDP from Ron Frederick, PhD; Diana Fosha, PhD; and Benjamin Lipton, LCSW. Ms. Fraser’s drive to understand how change happens, and specifically, how we can help clients mobilize toward health and healing, led her to AEDP. (Read More…)


Heidi Frieze

Heidi Frieze, LCSW is a certified AEDP therapist and supervisor. She is currently in private practice near Grand Central Station in New York City, and in Westchester, NY, where she treats both individual adults and couples. Heidi earned her Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Fordham University in 2004.

She participated in Diana Fosha’s first AEDP Immersion Course and completed one year of Core training with Diana. Over the years, Heidi has been in individual supervision with Eileen Russell and SueAnne Piliero and small group supervision with Ben Lipton. Heidi has assisted SueAnne in two previous Essential Skills I Training Courses in NYC and in a number of immersion courses.

She also assisted Diana Fosha at a weekend workshop at the Kripalu Center in the Berkshires, MA. Prior to becoming a psychotherapist, (Read More…)


Richard Harrison, PhD

Richard Harrison, PhD, is a Registered Psychologist and Certified AEDP Therapist and Supervisor with over 25 years’ experience as a clinician, educator, and group facilitator.He was trained and supervised in AEDP by Diana Fosha, founder of the model, and has taught with her at AEDP Immersion Courses in Vancouver and the UK. He currently teaches Essential Skills courses and Seminars for the Institute.

Richard is also a Certified EFT Therapist and Supervisor. He maintains a full caseload with individuals and couples in private practice, and teaches and supervises graduate students in the Counseling Psychology and Psychiatry departments at the University of British Columbia. Richard also leads the weekly supervision group for participating therapists in phase two of the AEDP research study. (Read More…)


Hilary Jacobs Handel

Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW

Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW, has been involved in the AEDP community since 2004. She first heard Diana present at a conference on Affect Regulation at Mount Sinai Hospital in 2003—and was truly inspired. Other major influences are Benjamin Lipton, Eileen Russell, and Natasha Prenn with whom she attended the 2004 AEDP Immersion Course.

Dr. Hendel received her AEDP Certification in 2010. Also in 2004, she graduated with a Masters in Social Work from Fordham University. She gradually built her practice and continued her education at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy where she earned a Certificate in Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in 2008. Ms. Hendel has a background in the sciences, which began at the Bronx High School of Science. She majored in biochemistry at Wesleyan University and received (Read More…)


Lia Jones, LMFT

Lia Jones, LMFT is a certified Therapist and Supervisor in both AEDP and EFT in Denver, Colorado. She has worked with homeless children and families in non-profit mental health services and has been in private practice since 1998. Lia has served as both an assistant and Lead Assistant at multiple Immersion and Essential Skills trainings and helms multi-faculty core training groups in Denver. She teaches core training modules, introductions to and specific topics on AEDP to professional and student communities.

Lia is the founder of AEDP Rocky Mountains, a community group that sponsors AEDP workshops and community lunch and learns for practitioners learning the AEDP model. In addition to her practice, community work, and teaching, she offers group and individual supervision live and online. Lia has been delighting in AEDP since the 2003 Immersion followed by three years (Read More…)


Leonora Lorenzo, MSW, LCSW, BCST

Leonora Lorenzo, LCSW is a License Clinical Social Worker and Bodyworker in Santa Fe, New Mexico.For nearly three decades she has cross pollinated her psychotherapeutic work with various forms of hands on and remote body works, the most well known of those are Biodynamic Cranio-Sacral Therapy and Orth-Bionony; she is a certified practitioner of both.

Leonora made her start in AEDP at the first ever AEDP West offering of ESI, back in 2010.  Since then she has gone on to become a certified AEDP therapist and supervisor.

Other areas of training and study which inform and guide her work include the realms of pre and peri- natal psychology, communications theory and practice, experiential ontology and the facilitation grief rituals as well as accompanying people on their end of life journeys. She loves to laugh and loves comedy, and even tried (Read More…)


Mariam Marsolais

Miriam Marsolais, PhD

Miriam Marsolais, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and Jungian Analyst in Berkeley, California.  She served as AEDP Faculty from 2014 until  2018, when she transitioned to her current role as AEDP Faculty Emerita & Supervisor. In addition to her private clinical practice, Dr. Marsolais provides supervision to therapists wishing to train in AEDP and the certified AEDP therapists on the Supervisor Certification track.  She also hosts and leads retreat-style AEDP group supervision weekends in the beautiful natural setting of The Sea Ranch on the northern California coast.

As a young adult Dr. Marsolais performed as a violinist, was a nun and taught high school science and mathematics. Following a near-fatal burn injury, her life took a major turn and her passions were redirected towards the study of history,psychology and Eastern (Read More…)


Annika Medbo, Licensed Psychotherapist and Licensed Physiotherapist

Annika Medbo is a Licensed Psychotherapist in private practice in Stockholm, Sweden. Her early work in psychiatric care with patients with severe psychosomatic problems sparked her keen interest in nonverbal communication. After years of training in Body oriented Psychotherapy and relational/affect focused psychotherapy, she finally found what she had been searching for in AEDP; a model that integrates the relational and body perspective, inter and intra psychic processes and right brain and left brain work. With the 4-State map as her “left brain guide” she could now be freer in “leaning into” the right brain part of the work.

Annika’s areas of interest in AEDP are in the use and development of the non-verbal processes, such as “micro attuning”, “going beyond mirroring” and bringing the therapist’s Self into the healing process. She loves to develop ways to teach about (Read More…)


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Netta Ofer

Netta Ofer is an Educational Psychologist and a certified AEDP supervisor. Netta started (informally) practicing and teaching AEDP in 2006 and laid the first milestones in establishing the Israeli AEDP
community, supervising and teaching for many years many of which are now part of the Israeli assistant team. In 2011 together with prof. Esther Cohen, Ofer Maurer and Osnat Cohen Ganor, she helped establish the cooperation between the AEDP institute and The IDC “New School of Psychotherapy” and was the first ambassador of the AEDP Institute to Israel.

Today Netta is a senior faculty in the “New School of Psychotherapy” in the IDC and Geha Hospital, where she teaches courses in AEDP and in the treatment of complex trauma as well as supervises groups and individuals. (Read More…)


Jenna Osiason, PhD

Jenna Osiason, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and AEDP Supervisor who was a founding member of AEDP Institute and served as Senior Faculty from 2004 until  2021 when she transitioned to her current role as AEDP Faculty Emerita. She began short-term psychotherapy training at the Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy Institute of Denville, New Jersey, training in Accelerated Emphatic Therapy. She has been working with Dr. Fosha since 1992 analyzing videotaped psychotherapy sessions, focusing on the use of empathy to restructure defenses. This work has lead to the rich development of AEDP techniques to facilitate treatment and enhance access to core affect, strengthen the experience of self-regulation, and deepen self/other bonds. Dr. Osiason has given workshops on AEDP to mental health sites throughout New York City. (Read More…)


Elizabeth Perkins, LMFT

Elizabeth Perkins, LMFT is in private practice in San Diego, California and currently is seeing clients online who reside in California. She has been strongly influenced by AEDP since she began learning the model in 2013. She is a Certified AEDP therapist and Supervisor in-training. L

iz thrives on fine tuning her skills in bi-weekly supervision with Senior Faculty, regularly assisting at  AEDP Essential Skills courses and attending other AEDP trainings. AEDP continues to be the heart of her client work. Liz feels like AEDP is responsible for the most memorable and meaningful breakthrough moments in her sessions.

She feels constantly challenged by the model and astounded by its results, in equal parts. Liz is most looking forward to witnessing the aha moments that inevitably occur within herself and the other practitioners each time she has the honor of assisting at an AEDP learning event.


SueAnne Piliero, PhD

SueAnne Piliero, Ph.D. is Faculty Emerita and Supervisor. She is also a founding member of the AEDP Institute having worked with Diana Fosha at the very beginning of AEDP and for 20 years thereafter, traveling nationally and internationally to teach AEDP to clinicians and mental health professionals around the world. Dr. Piliero was a lead trainer in the AEDP Institute’s Essential Skills Courses, and a highly sought after consultant.

Dr. Piliero is known for her warm, engaging teaching style and her ability to communicate complex topics with humor and clarity.

Dr. Piliero has developed a relationally bold clinical method called Fierce Love. Her clinical work, which embodies Fierce Love, powerfully demonstrates how even the most traumatized patients can be transformed. (Read More…)


Regina Pontes

Regina Pontes, MS

Regina Pontes, MS and AEDP Certified Supervisor has devoted her professional life to psychotherapy and the understanding of emotions and how they can lead to transformative life-changing experiences. She is a professor, clinical psychologist and supervisor, and couples therapist. Since 1992, Ms. Pontes has been a professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro’s Psychology Department (PUC) teaching Psychotherapy, Psychological Assessment and Clinical Training. Alongside her academic journey she worked for 20 years at the Santa Casa da Misericórdia General Hospital of Rio de Janeiro in the Psychiatric Service of the Psychotherapy Department, leading psychotherapy group sessions, teaching Brief Dynamic Psychotherapy and working with individual and group clinical treatments. She has also extensive training in Somatic Experiencing and Mindfulness Instructor from Mindfulness Training International. (Read More…)


Esther Poon, MFT

Esther Poon, MFT is a Certified AEDP Therapist and Supervisor in private practice in Hong Kong.  She has been in AEDP supervision and training with Danny Yeung, MD since 2008. She became certified as an AEDP therapist in 2013 and as a Supervisor in 2018.  She is the Pre-Clinical Member of AAMFT, Certified Clinical Supervisor both in Hong Kong Marriage and Family Therapy Association and Hong Kong Professional Counselling Association.  She has also been the clinical supervisor in the City University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Baptist University. She is the founder of a trauma healing centre in Hong Kong, specialized in treating clients with depression and anxiety, particularly those with relational trauma and emotional hurts.  As a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP®) with Marriage & Family Therapy training, Esther strives to integrate the concepts and skills in working with individuals and families in affect regulations, strengthening attachment bonding and facilitating growth and healing.  She also has the passion to share with clinicians the healing power of AEDP and help the growth of AEDP in Chinese community.


Kelly Prothero, LCSW

Kelly Prothero, LCSW, is a psychotherapist with a private practice in Portland, Oregon. After earning her graduate degree from Smith College School for Social Work, Kelly worked in community mental health settings in New York City.

After moving to the West Coast in 2011, Kelly was introduced to AEDP and became quickly drawn to the healing potential of the AEDP model. Kelly went on to become a Certified AEDP Therapist and Supervisor under the mentorship and supervision of SueAnne Piliero, Jenna Osiason, Karen Pando-Mars and Jerry Lamagna.

Kelly has assisted in numerous Essential Skills and Core Training courses throughout the country. She has been instrumental in forming and developing Portland AEDP, a group committed to the development and growth of AEDP in Portland and surrounding areas. (Read More…)


Idit Ronen-Setter, MFT

Idit Ronen-Setter, MFT is a certified AEDP therapist and supervisor, working in Israel. Idit has received her MA and Family Therapy Certification from Tel Aviv University and has practiced therapy with individuals, couples and families, in Aluma Therapy Center and private practice, since 2006. She completed the certified studies of treatment of stress and trauma, at The Trauma Center (Boston, MA), directed by Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk (2013-2014).

Nowadays, Idit is teaching family therapy and AEDP through the Ministry of Social Services, and through the Israeli Association of Couples and Family Therapy. Since June 2018, Idit has been appointed the formal AEDP liaison for the Israeli community. In addition, since 2015 she is supervising a medical forum for couples (Read More…)


Judy Silberstein, LCSW 

Judy Silberstein, LCSW has been an experiential therapist for over 30 years and has a private practice in NYC. She has been in small group/individual supervision with Diana Fosha & Natasha Prenn and has assisted in Immersion, Essential Skills (ES1 & ES2). She is the co-chair of AEDP Metro NYC – a salon style learning community dedicated to nurturing and growing AEDP in the metropolitan area.

With her roots in somatic therapy, Judy specializes in using the intersubjective field and AEDP–IR to help process and heal traumatized clients and their parts. (Read More…)


Judy Silvan, LCSW

Judy Silvan, LCSW offers AEDP therapy, certified AEDP supervision and teaches workshops for new and seasoned AEDP trainees to integrate AEDP skills with prior expertise in other models (eg.,psychoanalysis, ISTDP, IFS, SE, Bioenergetics, etc.).  For AEDP clinicians seeking a holistic learning experience, supervision with Judy leads to deepened skills through vulnerable processing of current and historical experiences related to counter-transference and other clinical questions and material. For those who wish to earn hours towards AEDP certification, her expertise creates a safe and abundant supervision experience, using what is gleaned from viewing clinical sessions.

Her trainees learn the value of moment-to-moment tracking, and the ‘how to’s’ of switching from an interpretive or analytical mode to an experiential mode. She will help you develop interventions reflecting your individual level of skill and process. This includes getting started with simple videotaping of sessions,

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Jessica Slatus, LCSW

Jessica Slatus, LCSW is a Certified AEDP Therapist and Supervisor in Colorado.  She is an integral part of the AEDP Rocky Mountains community and has presented locally on a number of topics within AEDP, including the AEDP therapist stance, working with anxiety and defenses, building receptive affective capacity, and metaprocessing.  More recently, she has focused on writing and teaching about working with eating disorders using AEDP, and has authored two publications on the topic: an article in Transformance, the AEDP journal, and a book chapter co-authored with Natasha Prenn in the book Trauma-Informed Approaches to Eating Disorders.Jessica received her Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College, her Masters in Social Work from New York University, and her post-graduate training in eating disorders at the Center for the Study of Anorexia & Bulimia (CSAB).  Jessica was a participant in the inaugural AEDP Essential Skills course in 2010 and has not looked back since! (Read More…)


Maria Candida Soares

Maria Candida S. Soares

Maria Candida S. Soares holds a psychology degree from PUC-RJ (1973). She initiated her clinical training at IBRAPSI (Brazilian Institute for Psychoanalysis, Groups and Institutions), attending adults in her private practice. In the 1990’s she felt the need for new sources of tools and theories, and, therefore, studied Brief Psychotherapy based on ISTDP and more specifically, the Leigh McCullough’s theory, and graduated from the Department of Psychiatry at Santa Casa da Misericordia Hospital in Rio de Janeiro (1998). After graduation from this course, she became part of the staff as teacher and supervisor and conducted therapeutic groups for eating disorders and unemployed people. Her first encounter with AEDP happened when Diana Fosha came to Brazil to facilitate a workshop in 2000. The focus on the relational dyad, the clear picture of emotional moments expressed during the session and the (Read More…)


Wendy Summer, LPC

Wendy Summer, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor in private practice in Charlottesville, Virginia. She is the co-leader of AEDP Virginia and has been instrumental in bringing AEDP to Virginia, where a thriving regional community now exists. Wendy’s private practice (www.wendysummer.com) focuses on treating young and emerging adults, and she specializes in using AEDP with this population. In 2020, she wrote a journal Transformance article (https://aedpinstitute.org/the-therapeutic-presence-issue-wendy-summer/) about her AEDP-informed approach to working with young adults.

Wendy’s supervision style, much like her style as a therapist, is collaborative, active and attuned. One of her greatest professional delights is helping therapists discover their unique, therapist-at-best selves, allowing the transformance drive to fuel this growth process. Wendy brings deep caring and humor to her work as well as the ability (Read More…)


Anna Christina Sundgren, M.A.

Anna Christina Sundgren, M.A. is a Licensed Psychotherapist Certified AEDP therapist and Supervisor, Trained Mindfulness Teacher, and Retreat leader. Working as a private practitioner in Stockholm, Sweden since 1999, and teaching and
supervising AEDP for many years and has been part of this growing community since 2013.

Anna Christina has developed and supervised a relational Infant Observation method inspired from AEDP, together with a colleague, to help Therapy students develop their sense of non-verbal communication in therapies. She has been presenting in ES1 and guest presenter at Immersion courses, EA and Lead Assistant. Together with Annika Medbo she teaches Core Training in Scandinavia and internationally online. She is one of the founders of the Swedish AEDP Community, and a member of the AEDP (Read More…)


Martina Verba, LCSW, DSW

Martina Verba, LCSW, DSW is a certified AEDP therapist and supervisor in private practice in Westchester County, NY. She fell in love with AEDP when she took Diana’s Immersion course in 2008. She has both assisted and lead-assisted for Immersion and Essential Skills, as well as presented at Immersion. She has extensive experience working with patients with eating disorders and has developed a practice that integrates eating disorder treatment and AEDP. She is on the faculty of the Integrative Trauma Treatment Program at the National Institute of Psychotherapies.

Prior to finding AEDP, Martina worked as an eating disorder specialist at Kaiser Permanente in Northern California, a staff therapist at Harvard University’s mental health service, an adjunct professor at Simmons College, and the Director of Counseling at a program for at-risk youth in Boston. (Read More…)


Judy Wong, MFT

Judy Wong, MFT, was deeply inspired by and found much resonance with AEDP Senior Faculty Member Danny Yeung’s work when attending the 2006 Hong Kong Immersion course. In 2007, she participated in Danny Yeung’s first Core Training group and since 2009 has been a peer supervision facilitator for Hong Kong Core Trainings. Through these years of AEDP exposure, Ms. Wong’s clinical repertoire has been deeply enriched and expanded. With previous training in Marriage & Family Therapy, Somatic Experiencing and mindfulness, it is natural for her to integrate her knowledge and skills in AEDP in working with individuals and couples for affect regulation, deepening attachment bond between members of couples, enhancing self reflective capacity and neural integration. Ms. Wong shares the vision and passion of disseminating AEDP in China. She is especially interested in working with complex trauma in mainland China, focusing on fine tuning AEDP with the recognition of their distinct history and cultural features.


Catherine Wong, RSW

Catherine Wong, RSW, is a certified family therapist and clinical supervisor in private practice with over 26 years counseling experience working with individuals, families, couples and children and 13 years supervision experience offering both individual and group supervision for clinicians and social workers. Catherine is also a Clinical Supervisor in the Social Work Department of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Her clinical background includes training in Moment by Moment Reconnecting Marital and Family Therapy, Satir Model, Structural Family Therapy, Bowen Family Therapy, Play Therapy, Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy, Hypnotherapy , EMDR and Somatic Experiencing.

Her curiosity to understand how clinicians, using a co-created therapeutic relationship as a safe and secure base, (Read More…)


Gail Woods, LCSW, LMFT

Gail Woods LCSW, LMFT, is based in New York City and Hudson Valley, trained at Columbia University School of Social Work and Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy, and brings 40+ years of diverse clinical experience to her passion for AEDP. She specializes in trauma processing (also trained in SE and EMDR) and couples work. She co-helmed a 16-session Consultation Group for Advanced Clinicians with Faculty member, Jenn Edlin and has presented and written on 16 Session Time-limited AEDP Therapy. She initiated an ongoing AEDP-Systems consultation group where senior clinicians explore ways to integrate AEDP and systems therapy. She enjoys AEDP supervision and therapy with people of all spiritual, sexual, cultural and ethnic orientations.

“From AEDP Day One I was drawn to AEDP’s I-Thou , True Self/ True Other deeply relational approach to both therapy (Read More…)


Kwok Wing Wu

Kwok Wing Wu is a registered clinical psychologist working for the Mental Health Association of Hong Kong. Inspired by the work of Dr. Fosha, he has received five-years of advanced training in AEDP with Dr. Yeung. He worked closely with Dr. Yeung and his colleagues to establish the first centre based AEDP service in Hong Kong that serves the local Chinese community. With tremendous support from the MHAHK, he coordinated all trainings, supervision, services and publications in Hong Kong. The journey of his learning in AEDP reached a climax in 2010 when Dr. Fosha came to Hong Kong. From her direct teaching, he further developed a deep sense of trust with the essence of AEDP, experiencing a sense of coming home in the journey of his work in psychotherapy.


H. Jacquie Ye-Perman, PhD 

H. Jacquie Ye-Perman, PhD  is an AEDP Certified Supervisor and Therapist, and a licensed psychologist in private practice in Iowa, U.S. I provide online individual and group supervision in the U.S., China, and internationally. I also travel to China to teach AEDP courses, and I assist in AEDP courses in the U.S. and Canada. I am enthusiastic about the topic of cross-cultural applicability of AEDP and have written and presented on this topic with Diana Fosha at the SEPI 2019 conference.

I grew up in China and moved to Canada in 2001, to study psychology, and to look for an answer to my life. Encountering Diana Fosha and AEDP marked the end of my wandering, and the beginning of my path of clarity, determination, and joy, incidentally in both professional and personal life. I find it invigorating to be living amongst my fellow AEDP-ers, (Read More…)