AEDP Institute

Agenda: ASM December 2021 Fine-Tuning “FEELING FELT”; EXPANDING RECEPTIVE AFFECTIVE CAPACITY


Sunday December 12 – Monday December 13, 2021

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time USA + Canada

Day 1: Eastern Times USA + Canada

10:00-10:30 Welcome/Orientation to training
10:30 – 11:00 Experiential Group Introductory experience
11:00 – 12:30 Didactic, and Video:

Positive relational experiences activate positive neuroplasticity. AEDP harnesses theory to practice. (“positive affects are the raw materials of transformational work.” And… “AEDP therapeutic work activates positive neuroplasticity” Diana Fosha)

12:30 – 1:30 lunch Break
1:30 – 2:45 More didactic, more video:

Recognizing moments (even tiny ones!) when things are going well between ourselves and our clients. Going beyond mirroring to create those moments!

2:45 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 3:30 Introduction to participant roles and exercises
3:30 – 5:30 Experiential exercises (with a 15 minute break budgeted by each group)
5:30 – 6:00 Large group Q & A, close of day

DAY 2: Eastern Times USA + Canada

10:00 -10:30 Welcome back/Orientation to day ahead
10:30 – 11:00 experiential dyads
11:00 – 12:30 Didactic, and Video:

Seizing Transformational moments: Transformational experiences are bi-directional; AEDP clinicians are inside AEDP’s relational hologram. We’ll explore ways that practicing the model using our interventions helps us expand our own tolerance for emotional presence.

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch Break

1:30 – 2:45 Didactic, some personal experiences, more video:

Staying skillfully present: Deepening our own experiences of Core State’s “sense of sacredness and transcendence” (Danny Yeung, Chapter 14, AEDP 2.0) makes us brave co-travelers in “the realms of gold” (John Keats). Turbo-charging our own R.A.C enables us to ride that transformational spiral between Metaprocessing and Core State.