AEDP Institute

Agenda: The Gift Side of Loss: Deepening and Expanding Transformational Experience in the Wake of Suffering (AEDP State 3 work and the Transformational Affects) 2022 – 2023

Monthly Online Seminar Series

Richard Harrison, PhD

AGENDA:  


Day 1: October 18, 2022 (all times are Eastern Standard)

11:00 – 11:30 Welcome, course overview and group orientation, meditation

11:30 – 11:40 Icebreaker in pairs, break out rooms 

11:40- 12:45  Didactic Presentation: 

  • Brief overview of AEDP’s Conceptual Framework and Foundational Principles; 
  • Four State Map, with State Specific Goals and Interventions; 
  • The clinical landscape of State 3: Characteristics of six phenomenologically distinct transformational affects 

12:45 – 1:00 Break 

1:00 – 2:00 Case Presentation, Video Demonstration and Discussion (possibly including Small group discussion in breakout rooms)

We will witness, track, and discuss:

  • State 2 processing of core affect (anger) to completion
  • Mastery Affects of Pride & Joy
  • Tremulousness
  • Mourning the Self 
  • Healing Affects

2:00 – 2:30 Large group Q&A and Metaprocess

CE Total: 3.25

Day 2: November 15, 2022 (all times are Eastern Standard) 

11:00 – 11:30 Welcome, overview of the day, meditation, reflections/Q &A/ comments 

11:30 – 12:30 Didactic, Case Presentation, and Video Demonstration: 

State 2 Emotion Processing yields State 3 Transformational Affects:

  • The “A” in AEDP – accelerated access to emergent affective experience
  • Clinical intervention set to access and deepen emergent experience: S.P.A.C.E.
  • Therapist choice points: Using the Triangle of Experience to identify and track psycho-biological markers and signal affects that guide and inform the therapeutic process, moment-to-moment.

We will witness, track, and discuss the following State 3 Transformational Affects:

  • Realization Affects
  • Healing Affects
  • Enlivenment Affects

12:30-12:45: Q&A (possibly incorporate small group discussion in break out rooms)

12:45 – 1:00 Break 

1:00 – 2:00 Case Presentation & Video Demonstration (continued): 

State 2 Emotion Processing yields State 3 Transformational Affects:

  • Realization Affects
  • Healing Affects
  • Enlivenment Affects

2:00 – 2:30 Large group Q&A and Metaprocess

CE Total: 3.25

Day 3: January 10, 2023 (all times are Eastern Standard)  
11:00 – 11:30 Welcome, overview of the day, meditation, reflections/Q &A/ comments 

11:30 – 12:15 Didactic, Case Presentation, and Video Demonstration:

State 2 Emotion Processing yields Core State Integration and Unity:

  • State 2 core affective experience can involve more than processing of categorical emotions!
  • Judicious self-disclosure and therapist use of self to amplify, deepen, and consolidate positive emotional experience and moments of change-for-the-better
  • Characteristics of AEDP State 4: Core State

We will witness, track, and discuss: 

  • An intra-relational rescue portrayal (Adult self to child part)
  • Dyadic Affect Regulation
  • State 3 Transformational Affects
    • Realization Affect
    • Tremulousness
    • Mourning the Self
  • Core State Integration, Unity, Truth Sense

12:15-12:40: Small group discussion in break out rooms

12:40 – 12:55 Break 

12:55– 2:00 Case Presentation & Video Demonstration (continued): 

State 2 Emotion Processing yields State 3 Transformational Affects & Core State:

  • Realization Affect
  • Tremulousness
  • Mourning the Self
  • Core State Integration, Unity, Truth Sense

2:00 – 2:30 Large group Q&A and Metaprocess

CE Total: 3.25

Day 4: February 14, 2023  (all times are Eastern Standard) 


11:00 – 11:30 Welcome, overview of the day, meditation, reflections/Q &A/ comments 

11:30 – 12:30 Didactic, Case Presentation, and Video Demonstration:

  • Promoting positive neuroplasticity and flourishing with HEART: A clinical intervention set to enhance, extend, and expand positive emotional and relational experience
  • Revisiting the clinical landscape of State 3: Characteristics of six phenomenologically distinct State 3 transformational affects

12:30 – 12:45 Break 

12:45 – 1:15 Case Presentation & Video Demonstration (continued)

1:15 – 1:45  Pair activity: Expanding positive affective experience with HEART (break out rooms)

1:45 – 2:00 Metaprocessing the activity

2-2:30 Large group Q&A and Metaprocessing our time together!

CE Total: 3.25