AEDP Institute

AEDP Training Levels

A therapist’s AEDP Level as listed in our directory, indicates that they’ve completed the training, supervision and/or certification review as described below. If you are aN AEDP trained therapist and want to change your Level in our directory, please contact us at admin@aedpinstitute.org

AEDP Level Definitions

The following AEDP Level descriptions apply to the vast majority of AEDP therapists. Exceptions are occasionally made for therapists with exceptional training experiences.

To see how your AEDPfC (AEDP for Couples) training effects your AEDP Level description, go here.

Level 1 AEDP therapists have completed one major AEDP training, usually Immersion or Essential Skills (ES1).

Level 2 AEDP therapists have completed Immersion and either another major AEDP training – usually Essential Skills (ES1) – or a Supervision Option: Core Training, or 30 hours Small Group Supervision or 20 hours Individual Supervision.

Level 3 AEDP therapists must have completed Immersion, and one of the Supervision Options: Core Training, or 30 hours Small Group Supervision, or 20 hours Individual Supervision, PLUS any 2 of the following:
– Essential Skills (ES1),
– Advanced Skills (ES2),
– Core Training,
– 30 hours Small Group Supervision,
– 20 hours Individual Supervision

Certified AEDP Therapists are licensed (or equivalent) clinicians who have completed Level 3 and the AEDP Certification process.

Certified AEDP Therapist & Supervisor: an AEDP Certified Therapist who has completed an additional review process to become a Certified AEDP Supervisor.

 

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What We Used to Use for AEDP Training Levels:

Level I AEDP Training:

  1. AEDP Immersion Course
    or
  2. AEDP Essential Skills: 1 year

Level II AEDP Training:

  1. AEDP Immersion Course
    AEDP Core Training: 1 year
    or
  2. AEDP Essential Skills: 1 year
    AEDP Core Training: 1 year
    or
  3. AEDP Essential Skills: 1 year
    Supervision hours: 10 Individual or 15 Group
    or
  4. AEDP Core Training: 1 year
    Supervision hours: 10 Individual or 15 Group
    or
  5. AEDP Immersion Course
    Supervision hours: 30 Individual or 45 Group

Level III AEDP Training:

  1. AEDP Immersion Course
    AEDP Essential Skills: 1 year
    AEDP Advanced Skills (aka ES2): 1 year
    Supervision hours: 20 Individual or 30 Group
    or
  2. AEDP Immersion Course
    AEDP Essential Skills: 1 year
    AEDP Core Training: 1 year
    Supervision hours: 20 individual or 30 Group                                                                                               or
  3. AEDP Immersion Course
    AEDP Essential Skills: 1 year
    Supervision hours: 40 Individual or 60 Group
    or
  4. AEDP Immersion Course
    AEDP Core Training: 2 years
    Supervision hours: 20 Individual or 30 Group
    or
  5. AEDP Immersion Course
    AEDP Core Training: 1 year
    Supervision hours: 40 Individual or 60 Group
    or
  6. AEDP Immersion Course
    Supervision hours: 60 Individual or 90 Group

 

Certified AEDP Therapist:
Completion of Level III AEDP Training and an AEDP Certification review process

Certified AEDP Therapist and Supervisor:
Completion of Certified AEDP Therapist requirements and an additional review process to become a Certified AEDP Supervisor