Immersion December 2024 | Live, Online & Highly Interactive

A Level 1 Certification Course
Presented by Jerry Lamagna, LCSW

Thursday – Monday December 5 – 9, 2024 | Thu – Sun 10:30 AM – 7 PM, Mon 10:30 AM – 4 PM Eastern

The dyadic repair of attachment trauma: healing at the edge of transformational experience.

Course Description

Immersion Includes Theoretical Framework, Clinical Teaching from Videotapes, Experiential Exercises.  The Immersion course offers an in-depth exploration of AEDP psychotherapy’s transformative theory and practice. Participants will engage in observing, tracking, discussing, AEDP psychotherapy’s core techniques. The course will utilize case examples, showcasing therapeutic interventions through video recordings of the presenter’s own AEDP sessions with clients, including selected videos from APA’s Clinical Videos series. On the fourth day, after participants have received comprehensive didactic instruction, a half-day session will be dedicated to small-group experiential exercises, ensuring a rich integration of AEDP theory and clinical application — bringing AEDP theory and clinical practice to life.

Course Goals, Methods, Intended Audience, Objectives, Agenda

Who Should Attend

North America: Licensed mental health practitioners as well as therapists practicing under the license of a supervising professional. 

Beyond North America: Mental health professionals who hold licensure equivalent to North American standards including ongoing affiliation with an organization responsible for issuing and overseeing mental health credentials in their country or region. 

Please be aware that coaching licenses and other non-psychotherapy specific licenses are not accepted.

If you’re unsure about the relevance of this course for you or your eligibility, please contact with your credentials before registering.

Level: No prior AEDP instruction is required. Upon completion you will be considered AEDP Level 1.

Meet the Lead Presenter

Jerry Lamagna, LCSW

Jerry is a senior faculty member with the AEDP Institute and a psychotherapist in private practice in Manhattan and Westfield, New Jersey. With training in psychodrama, EMDR, ego state therapy, trauma treatment and IFS and over 20 years studying AEDP, his clinical work has primarily focused on the treatment of complex trauma. Along with Dr. Kari Gleiser, Jerry developed a modified version of AEDP for the treatment of dissociative disorders and has published three papers and a book chapter (AEDP 2.0) on AEDP work with trauma. In addition to writing, supervising and providing psychotherapy, Jerry has presented internationally at conferences sponsored by the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI), the International Experiential and Dynamic Therapy Association (IEDTA), National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the AEDP Institute.

Dates, Times, Location

Thursday – Monday December 5 – 9, 2024

— Thursday – Sunday 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM Eastern; Monday 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM Eastern
— Please double check the meeting time in your local time zone by visiting here 
— Please check all dates and times closely for conflicts with local holidays, religious holidays, etc.

Location: Live, Online Online Course Benefits
Requirements to Participate Effectively Online: You will need a private space with a reliable Internet connection for a desktop/laptop computer that has video and microphone. Click here for the AEDP Live, Online Learning Requirements & FAQ’s.

Registration, Fees and Scholarships

Note: Immersion Courses almost always sell out. We recommend early registration to ensure your spot. 
One Payment: $1,659 USD

Payment Plan: $1,699 USD
Requires $500 deposit due at registration. Four monthly payments of $299.75 USD will automatically begin the following month.

Limited Scholarships are available. Learn more and apply here

Attendance, Make-up Policy and Refunds

• Attendance and Make-up Policy
• Refund Policy
• Grievance Policy


Disability Access: If you require ADA accommodations please contact Marilia Rodriguez, or call 813-553-1294 thirty days or more before the event so we can be sure to accommodate you. 


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Marilia Rodriguez
Office Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Eastern (USA)