Richard Harrison, PhD
Richard Harrison, PhD, is a Registered Psychologist and Certified AEDP Therapist and Supervisor with over 25 years’ experience as a clinician, educator, and group facilitator.He was trained and supervised in AEDP by Diana Fosha, founder of the model, and has taught with her at AEDP Immersion Courses in Vancouver and the UK. He currently teaches Essential Skills courses and Seminars for the Institute.
Richard is also a Certified EFT Therapist and Supervisor. He maintains a full caseload with individuals and couples in private practice, and teaches and supervises graduate students in the Counseling Psychology and Psychiatry departments at the University of British Columbia. Richard also leads the weekly supervision group for participating therapists in phase two of the AEDP research study. He has authored publications on the theory and practice of AEDP, preventing vicarious traumatization, therapist self-care, and supervision in professional journals. These include “Nurturing Professional Transformance through AEDP Supervision” in the Transformance Journal, and his recent article in Psychotherapy: “Termination in 16-session accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy (AEDP): Together in how we say goodbye.” As a supervisor and presenter, Richard is valued for his warmth, clarity, and engaging style. He genuinely delights in helping people grow and thrive in their personal and professional lives.