AEDP Institute

Key Links & Handouts: Immersion | Diana Fosha, PhD and Guest Presenters | February 24 – 28, 2022

Welcome to Immersion Online!

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


Presented by Diana Fosha, PhD and Guest Presenters Ronald Frederick, PhD, Benjamin Medley, LCSW, Dina Miqdadi, DPsych, Peter Muhwati, CSW,

Handouts Below

Meet your Presenters: here

Schedule: here

AEDP: The Dyadic Repair of Attachment Trauma + Representational Schemas (pages 16-23) Used in AEDP (PLEASE PRINT): here

Cheat Sheet for Experiential Exercises: here

Don’t Explain…EXPLORE: here

AEDP Steps: 4 basic steps to corresponding to 4 states:here

Experiential Exercises (PLEASE PRINT): here

Phenomenology Of The 4-State Transformational Process in AEDP: here

Resources: here

Articles: Mapping Emotions on the Body: here, Bodily Map of Emotions: here


Presentations by Diana Fosha, PhD

Day 1

AEDP: Wired for Healing, The Dyadic Healing of Attachment Trauma

1 slide per page, 169 pages: here

3 slides per page, 57 pages: here


Day 2

The Neurobiology of Healing in Action, Attachment Relational Work

1 slide per page, 75 pages: here

updated 2/25/2022, 1 slide per page, 69 pages: here

3 slides per page, 25 pages: here

updated 2/25/2022, 3 slides per page, 23 pages: here

Undoing Aloneness & the Transformation of Emotional Suffering into Flourishing

1 slide per page, 54 pages: here

3 slides per page, 18 pages: here


Day 3

The Use of Portrayals to Transform Trauma & Self in AEDP

1 slide per page, 60 pages: here

updated 2/26/2022, 1 slide per page, 56 pages: here

3 slides per page, 20 pages: here

updated 2/26/2022 3 slides per page, 19 pages: here


Metaprocessing: The Experiential Processing of Transformational Experience

1 slide per page, 62 pages: here

3 slides per page, 21 pages: here

The Representational Schemas of AEDP

1 slide per page, 13 pages: here

3 slides per page, 5 pages: here


Day 5

AEDP: Positive Neuroplasticity in Action, The Dyadic Healing of Attachment

1 slide per page, 109 pages: here

updated 3/1/2022, 1 slide per page, 110 pages: here

3 slides per page, 37 pages: here

updated 3/1/2022, 3 slides per page, 37 pages: here


Guest Presenters:

Presentation by Ronald J. Frederick, PhD

Neuroplasticity in Action

1 slide per page, 12 pages: here

3 slides per page, 4 pages: here

Presentation by Ben Medley, LCSW

The Triangle of Social Experience

3 slides per page, 18 pages: here

Presentation by Dina Miqdadi, DPsych

Working with a Survivor of Domestic Violence in AEDP

1 slide per page, 29 pages: here

Presentation by Peter Muhwati, CSW

Culture and Attachment in Zimbabwe: A Collectivist “Way of Being” and Clinical Implications

1 slide per page, 10 pages: here