Key Links & Handouts: Immersion | Diana Fosha, PhD and Guest Presenters | October 22 – 25 + October 29 – November 1, 2021

Welcome to Immersion Online!

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


Presented by Diana, PhD, and Guest Presenters Benjamin Lipton, LCSW, Dina Miqdadi, DPsych, Peter Muhwati, CSW & Kaori Stram, LMHC

Handouts Below

Meet your Presenters: here

Schedule: here

Cheat Sheet for Experiential Exercises: here

Revised 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


Presentations by Diana Fosha, PhD

Updated slides: Privileging the New & the Emergent

3 slides per page, 3 pages: here

9 slides per page, 1 page: here

What is AEDP?

1 slide per page, 57 pages: here

3 slides per page, 19 pages: here

9 slides per page, 7 pages: here

Updated slides: Day 2

3 slides per page, 43 pages: here

9 slides per page, 15 pages: here

The Representational Schemas of AEDP

1 slide per page, 54 pages: here

3 slides per page, 18 pages: here

9 slides per page, 6 pages: here

AEDP Wired for Healing: The Dyadic Healing of Attachment Trauma

1 slide per page, 153 pages: here

3 slides per page, 51  pages: here

9 slides per page, 17 pages: here 

Updated slides: Wired for Healing and Flourishing

3 slides per page, 19 pages: here

9 slides per page, 7 pages: here

The Neurobiology of Healing in Action: How to Rewire Internal Working Models of Attachment

1 slide per page, 33 pages: here

3 slides per page, 11 pages: here

9 slides per page, 4 pages: here

AEDP Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy: Working at the Edge of Relational & Transformational Experience

1 slide per page, 18 pages: here

3 slides per page, 6 pages: here

9 slides per page, 2 pages: here

1 slide per page, 30 pages: here 

3 slides per page, 10 pages: here 

The Use of Portrayals to Transform Trauma & Self in AEDP

Updated slides: 3 slides per page, 20 pages: here, 9 slides per page, 7 pages: here

1 slide per page, 24 pages: here

3 slides per page, 8 pages: here

9 slides per page, 3 pages: here

The Representational Schemas of AEDP

1 slide per page, 15 pages: here

3 slides per page, 5 pages: here


Presentation by Benjamin Lipton, LCSW, October 30th: 1:30pm – 3:00pm EST

Working with Portrayals: A Powerful Tool for Processing Emotions to Completion

1 slide per page, 19 pages: here


Presentation by Dina Miqdadi, DPsych, October 29th: 11:30am – 1:00pm EST

Working with a Survivor of Domestic Violence in AEDP

1 slide per page, 31 pages: here


Presentation by Peter Muhwati, CSW, October 30th, 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST

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Presentation by Kaori Stram, LMHC, October 29th, 1:30pm – 3:00pm EST

The Power of Connection: AEDP Therapists in Action

1 slide per page, 12 pages: here