Key Links & Handouts: Essential Skills Online, 5 Modules, North America | Kate Halliday, LCSW | April – September, 2021

Welcome to Essential Skills (ES1) Online 5 Modules North America!

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.

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Module 5: Presentations by Kate Halliday, LCSW

Handouts & Presentation Slides

Meet your AEDP Faculty/Presenter: here

Meet your Experiential Assistantshere

Letter from Kate: here

Schedule: here

Experiential Group Timing: here

Experiential Exercises (please print):

Exercise 1: here

Exercise 2: here

Presentation Slides

States 3 to 4 TRANSFORMANCE Working with Transformational Affects & Core State

1 slide per page, 37 pages: here

Bringing It All Together

1 slide per page, 69 pages: here

The Big Picture…AEDP Precepts & Concepts

1 slide per page, 23 pages: here


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Module 4: Presentations by Dale Trimble, MFT

Handouts & Presentation Slides

Schedule: here

Phenomenology of the 4-State Transformational Process in AEDP: here

Phenomenology of the Transformational Process in AEDP Including Maladaptive Affective Experiences: here

Interventions for Regulating Anxiety, Empathizing with and Bypassing Defenses: here

Experiential Exercise Day 2 (please print)here

Experiential Exercise Day 4 (please print): here

Top of the Triangle Work in AEDP: Making Friends with Defenses and Anxiety

1 slide per page, 26 pages: here 3 slides per page, 9 pages: here

Red Signal & Pathogenic Affect:

1 slide per page, 6 pages: here 3 slides per page, 2 pages: here

Putting Make Believe too Work: Using Portrayals in AEDP:

1 slide per page, 28 pages: here 3 slides per page,10 pages: here


Module 3: Presentations by Jeanne Newhouse, NCPsyA

Handouts & Presentation Slides

Welcome letter from Jeanne: here

Meet your AEDP Faculty/Presenter: here

Meet your Experiential Assistantshere

Schedule: here

Differences Between Adaptive Core Affects and Maladaptive Core Affects: here

The Four States a Personal Viewhere

Intervention Cheat Sheethere

On the Lookout: AEDP Strategies and Interventions For Maladaptive Core Affectshere

Metaprocessing A Cheat Sheet: here

Self Disclosure in AEDP: here

Experiential Exercises (please print)

Experiential Exercise for Saturday July 17th: here

Experiential Exercise for Monday July 19th: here

Presentation Slides:

Maladaptive and Adaptive Presentation: 4 slides per page, 14 pages: here

Metaprocessing Presentation: 4 slides per page, 14 pages: here

State 2 Presentation: 4 slides per page, 12 pages:here


Module 2: Presentations by Ronald J. Frederick, PhD

Handouts & Presentation Slides

Meet your AEDP Faculty/Presenter: here

Meet your Experiential Assistantshere

Schedule: here

Experiential Exercises (please print)

Exercise #3: AEDP and Attachmenthere

Exercise #4: Top of the Triangle Work: here

Presentation Slides:

AEDP and Attachment
1 slide per page, 29 pages: here

3 slides per page, 10 pages: here

Top of the Triangle Work in AEDP

1 slide per page, 32 pages: here

3 slides per page, 11 pages: here

Recommended Readings

Frederick, PhD, Ronald J., Chapter 7 “Neuroplasicity in Action: Rewiring Internal Working Models of Attachment“: here


Module 1: Presentations by Kate Halliday, LCSW

Handouts & Presentation Slides

Meet your AEDP Faculty/Presenters: here

Meet your Experiential Assistantshere

Schedule: here

The Phenomenology of the Transformational Process: here

Module 1a: Healing from the Get-Go

1 slide per page, 33 pages: here

Experiential Exercise, please print: here

Therapist’s Stance Enables Healing From the Get-Go: here

Module 1b:The Map and The Paths: AEDP’s 4 State Model, Experiential Language and Use of Self

1 slide per page, 28 pages: here

Experiential Exercise, please print: here

Recommended Readings

HEALING FROM THE GET-GO: HOW AEDP WORKS: Chapter 1, Diana Fosha: here


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