AEDP Institute

Advanced Skills (ES2) Agenda

AEDP ES2 Daily Schedule

Week One

DAY 1: 

9:00 – 9:30
Course Overview, Today’s Overview, Morning Meditation

9:30 – 11:15
“Oh, won’t you stay just a little bit longer.” Scaffolding and fine-tuning the experiential interventions of interpersonal and intrapsychic work.

11:15 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 1:00
Clinical Decision Making via reviewing client sessions

1:00 – 2:00 Lunch

2:00 – 2:15
Big Group Q&A and Review Directions for Experiential Exercises*

2:15 – 4:00
Small Group (Triad) Experiential Exercises* with Assistants

4:00 – 4:15    Break

4:15 – 5:00
Big Group Process/Q&A/Check Out

Day 2:

9:00 – 9:30
Course Overview, Today’s Overview, Morning Meditation

9:30 – 11:15
“What feeling?” Working with patients who don’t easily take to AEDP: advanced defense work Part 1: Building self and self-compassion.

11:15 – 11:30   Break

11:30 – 1:00
Clinical Decision Making via reviewing client sessions

1:00 – 2:00   Lunch

2:00 – 2:15
Big Group Q&A and Review Directions for Experiential Exercises*

2:15 – 4:00
Small Group (Triad) Experiential Exercises* with Assistants

4:00 – 4:15 Break

4:15 – 5:00
Big Group Process/Q&A/Check Out

DAY 3: 

9:00 – 9:30
Course Overview, Today’s Overview, Morning Meditation

9:30 – 11:15
Advanced Defense Work Part 2: When Defenses don’t melt and can’t easily be bypassed

11:15 – 11:30   Break

11:30 – 1:00
Clinical Decision Making via reviewing client sessions

1:00 – 2:00   Lunch

2:00 – 2:15
Big Group Q&A and Review Directions for Experiential Exercises*

2:15 – 4:00
Small Group (Triad) Experiential Exercises* with Assistants

4:00 – 4:15   Break

4:15 – 5:00
Big Group Process/Q&A/Check Out

DAY 4: 

9:00 – 9:30
Course Overview, Today’s Overview, Morning Meditation

9:30 – 11:15
Pathogenic Affects: Working with shame and guilt in AEDP.

11:15 – 11:30   Break

11:30 – 1:00
Clinical Decision Making via reviewing client sessions

1:00 – 2:00   Lunch

2:00 – 2:15
Big Group Q&A and Review Directions for Experiential Exercises*

2:15 – 4:00
Small Group (Triad) Experiential Exercises* with Assistants

4:00 – 4:15   Break

4:15 – 5:00
Big Group Process/Q&A/Check Out

DAY 5: 

9:00 – 9:30
Course Overview, Today’s Overview, Morning Meditation

9:30 – 11:15 I
t feels good like I know it should: Increasing receptive affective capacities aka “taking it in.”

11:15 – 11:30   Break

11:30 – 1:00
Clinical Decision Making via reviewing client sessions

1:00 – 2:00   Lunch

2:00 – 2:15
Big Group Q&A and Review Directions for Experiential Exercises*

2:15 – 4:00
Small Group (Triad) Experiential Exercises* with Assistants

4:00 – 4:15   Break

4:15 – 5:00
Big Group Process/Q&A/Check Out

Week Two

DAY 1: 

9:00 – 9:30
Course Overview, Today’s Overview, Morning Meditation

9:30 – 11:15
Attunement, Co-regulation, and “Fierce Love”: 3 Essential Skills in Healing Attachment Trauma and transforming the Self.

11:15 – 11:30   Break

11:30 – 1:00
Clinical Decision Making via reviewing client sessions

1:00 – 2:00   Lunch

2:00 – 2:15
Big Group Q&A and Review Directions for Experiential Exercises*

2:15 – 4:00   Small Group (Triad) Experiential Exercises* with Assistants

4:00 – 4:15   Break

4:15 – 5:00   Big Group Process/Q&A/Check Out

DAY 2: 

9:00 – 9:30
Course Overview, Today’s Overview, Morning Meditation

9:30 – 11:15
Just portrayals: an emotion processing option.

11:15 – 11:30   Break

11:30 – 1:00
Clinical Decision Making via reviewing client sessions

1:00 – 2:00   Lunch

2:00 – 2:15
Big Group Q&A and Review Directions for Experiential Exercises*

2:15 – 4:00
Small Group (Triad) Experiential Exercises* with Assistants

4:00 – 4:15   Break

4:15 – 5:00
Big Group Process/Q&A/Check Out

DAY 3: 

9:00 – 9:30
Course Overview, Today’s Overview, Morning Meditation

9:30 – 11:15
When positive experiences trigger negative reactions. Trauma, dissociation, ‘parts’ work; AEDP-IR.

11:15 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 1:00
Clinical Decision Making via reviewing client sessions

1:00 – 2:00   Lunch

2:00 – 2:15
Big Group Q&A and Review Directions for Experiential Exercises*

2:15 – 4:00
Small Group (Triad) Experiential Exercises* with Assistants

4:00 – 4:15   Break

4:15 – 5:00
Big Group Process/Q&A/Check Out

DAY 4: 

9:00 – 9:30
Course Overview, Today’s Overview, Morning Meditation

9:30 – 11:15
Pathogenic/Maladaptive affects: exteneded State 1 work; use of self; top-down as well as bottom-up restructuring strategies.

11:15 – 11:30   Break

11:30 – 1:00
Clinical Decision Making via reviewing client sessions

1:00 – 2:00   Lunch

2:00 – 2:15
Big Group Q&A and Review Directions for Experiential Exercises*

2:15 – 4:00
Small Group (Triad) Experiential Exercises* with Assistants

4:00 – 4:15   Break

4:15 – 5:00
Big Group Process/Q&A/Check Out

DAY 5: 

9:00 – 9:30
Course Overview, Today’s Overview, Morning Meditation

9:30 – 11:15
Advanced Metaprocessing: Memory reconsolidation at work.

11:15 – 11:30   Break

11:30 – 1:00
Clinical Decision Making via reviewing client sessions

1:00 – 2:00   Lunch

2:00 – 2:15
Big Group Q&A and Review Directions for Experiential Exercises*

2:15 – 4:00
Small Group (Triad) Experiential Exercises* with Assistants

4:00 – 4:15   Break

4:15 – 5:00
Big Group Process/Q&A/Check Out