AEDP Institute

Agenda Immersion*: Eight 4.5 hour days 11am – 3:30pm (Times are listed as Eastern Time USA)

Important Note: this agenda will be updated to reflect Diana Fosha’s agenda.

DAY 1

11:00 – 12:15 PM Welcome, In-it-Together, Course Overview

12:15 – 1:15 PM Introduction to AEDP

1:15 – 1:30 PM Break

1:30 – 3:00 PM Introduction to AEDP cont’d

3:00 – 3:30 PM Metaprocessing the day

DAY 2

11:00 – 11:45 PM Opening, Questions and Reflections

11:45 – 1:00 PM The 4 State Transformational Process – Round 1

1:00 – 1:30 PM Break

1:30 – 3:00 PM Working with attachment trauma in a first session

3:00 – 3:30 PM Metaprocessing the day

DAY 3 & Day 4

ATTACHMENT: How to undo aloneness & how work experientially with attachment. Diving deeper into the origins of psychopathology and one of AEDP’s schemas, The Triangle of Experience. Healing trauma through portrayals.

Day 3

11:00 – 11:30 Opening, Questions and Reflections

11:30 – 1:00 Attachment as a Transformative Process

1:00 – 1:30 Break

1:30 – 3:00 Clinical work with Anxious Attachment

3:00 – 3:30 Metaprocessing the day

Day 4

11:00 – 11:45 Opening, Questions and Reflections

11:45 – 1:00 The Triangle of Experience, Development of Psychopathology

1:00 – 1:30 Break

1:30 – 3:00 Working Experientially with Attachment Trauma through Portrayals

3:00 – 3:30 Metaprocessing the day

DAY 5 and Day 6

EMOTION: Working with the intense emotional experiences associated with trauma. METAPROCESSING: Harnessing the positive affective experiences associated with healing and transformation.

Day 5

11:00 – 11:30 Opening, Questions and Reflections

11:30 – 1:00 Guest Presenter

1:00 – 1:30 Break

1:30 – 3:00 Positive Affective Experience and Transforming Suffering into Flourishing

3:00 – 3:30 Metaprocessing the day

Day 6

11:00 – 11:30 Opening, Questions and Reflections

11:30 – 1:00 Guest Presentation: Kaori Stram, LMHC

1:00 – 1:30 Break

3:30 – 3:00 Emotional Processing to Completion

3:00 – 3:30 Metaprocessing the day

DAY 7

EXPERIENTIAL EXERCISES: Bringing AEDP theory to life. Participants practice AEDP interventions in groups of 3 or 4 guided by experiential assistants.

11:00 – 11:30 Opening, Questions and Reflections

11:30 – 12:30 Use of the Therapist’s Self with More Defended Clients

12:30-3:30 Experiential Exercise in Groups 4 participants with an Experiential Assistant (EA)

DAY 8

INTEGRATION

11:00 – 12:00 Opening, Questions and Reflections

12:00 – 1:00 Therapist Aims and Activities of the 4 State Transformational Process

1:00 – 1:30 Break

1:30 – 3:00 The 4 State Transformational Process – Round 2; Next Steps in Training; Research

3:00 – 3:30 Closing

*AEDP Institute reserves the right to postpone, cancel or otherwise change any training program schedule and/or agenda prior to its beginning.