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.

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