- Define Transformance and apply it to psychotherapy
- Explain the self-other-emotion triangle
- Identify the 4 States and 3 State Transformations of AEDP.
- Explain the key clinical concepts, theoretical contributions, and the credo of AEDP.
- Discuss the role of healthy attachment and attachment trauma in health and
- Identify the right brain processes engaged in the process of attachment.
- Identify the 3 elements of dyadic affect regulation: attunement, disruption, and repair
and to define dyadic affect regulation in clinical work.
- Utilize experiential techniques to help a client process intense, previously warded off
- Define metaprocessing
- Identify the 5 metatherapeutic processes,
- Detect transformational markers
- Recognize the phenomenology of the healing affects
- Use affective/somatic affective markers to moment-to-moment track clinical process and
- Use dyadic regulation to undo the patient’s aloneness in the face of overwhelming
- Use dyadic affect regulation to transform shame and fear; restore connection, flow and
- Recognize and promote core state and experiences of openness, compassion, self-
compassion, flow, ease, wisdom, generosity, and calm
- Integrate judicious self-disclosure of therapist’s experience of the patient to foster
connection, soften defenses and regulate shame
- Differentiate between defensive, anxious, and core affective response in a client.
- Apply in clinical situations the theoretical maps, and therapist stance that undergird and guide AEDP practice and the transformational process.
- Apply meta-therapeutic interventions to facilitate, deepen and strengthen change for
the better within clients.
- Name 3 core concepts of AEDP
- Summarize AEDP’s Triangle of Experience and how it informs important clinical choice
- Use dyadic affect regulation to process emotion to a transformational shift, from
categorical emotions (often negatively valences) to a point to a point where positive
affects and adaptive action tendencies are released.
- Describe the phenomenology of the transformational process: the 4 states and 3 state
transformations of AEDP
- Use techniques for experiential work with attachment experience
- Use AEDP’s rigorous transformational phenomenology to closely track clinical
- Apply explicit relational interventions and use their healing power with clients.
- Identify and Practice key intervention skills
- Explain and Practice the intervention of metatherapeutic processing
- Explain AEDP’s healing oriented transformational theory and distinguish it from
traditional models of therapy.