AEDP Institute

Key Links & Handouts: Essential Skills (ES1) Online, 5 Modules | Kate Halliday, LCSW | February – October, 2022

Welcome to Essential Skills (ES1) Online 5 Modules!

Whether you are a participant, experiential assistant, admin team member or faculty member for this course you will find this page to be a useful central resource for all links and handouts associated with the course.


June 3 – 4, 2022: Friday – Nina Newman, email –, phone (650) 503-9303;

Saturday – Indigo Sage, email –, phone (919) 530-0714

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NOTE: Additional/revised handouts and presentation slides will be updated as received

Module 3: Presented by Benjamin Lipton, LCSW

Handouts & Presentation Slides

Schedule: here

Experiential Exercise #1 (please print): here

Experiential Exercise #2 (please print): here

Working With Defense and Anxiety in AEDP

1 slide per page, 39 pages: here

3 slides per page, 13 pages: here

Module 2: Presented by Kate Halliday, LCSW

Handouts & Presentation Slides

Schedule: here

AEDP 4-State Map: here

Language for each of the States: here

Appendix for Working with Anxiety & Defenses: here

Experiential Exercise (please print), Module 2A: here

Experiential Exercise (please print), Module 2B: here

Attachment Through the Lens of Transformance: Restoring Secure Attachment

Module 2A: 1 slide per page, 42 pages: here

Working at the Top of the Triangle of Experience: Anxiety & Defenses

Module 2B: 1 slide per page, 40 pages: here

Module 1: Presented by Kate Halliday, LCSW

Handouts & Presentation Slides

Meet your AEDP Faculty/Presenters: here

Meet your Experiential Assistants: here

Schedule: here

AEDP Basic Skills: here

Therapist Stance & Interventions: here

Experiential Exercises (please print):

Experiential Exercise, Module 1a, day 1, Healing from the Get-Go Therapist Stance: here

Experiential Exercise, Module 1b, day 2, The 4 States and the Experiential Roadmap: here

Presentation Slides:

Healing from the Get Go! The ABC’s of AEDP

Module 1A: 1 slide per page, 34 pages: here

The Clinical Road Map:

Module 1B: 1 slide per page, 25 pages: here

Experience Teaches:

1 slide per page, 33 pages: here

Microaggressions: Spotting them and repairing them here
Based on Kenneth Hardy’s presentation at Marin CAMFT October 23, 2021 as summarized by Karen
Pando Mars and amended by Jacqueline Lynch and Kate Halliday.

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