Key Links & Handouts: Immersion | Diana Fosha, PhD | August 12 – 16, 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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Presented by Diana Fosha, PhD and guest presenters Dina Miqdadi, DPsych, Yuko Parris, LMHC, Alana Tappin, PsyD, CPsych and Martina Verba, LCSW, DSW

Handouts Below

Meet your Presenters: here

Schedule: here

Experiential Cheat Sheet:  here

“I” Statements: here

AEDP: The Dyadic Repair of Attachment Trauma: here


Presentations by Diana Fosha, Phd

What is AEDP?

1 slide per page, 57 pages: here

3 slides per page, 19 pages: here

9 slides per page, 7 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 

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

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 Dina Miqdadi, DPsych

Undoing Aloneness and the Transformation of Emotional Suffering

1 slide per page, 22 pages: here


Presentation by Yuko Parris, LMHC

AEDP with Bicultural Clients 

1 slide per page, 10 pages: here


Presentation by Alana Tappin, PsyD, CPsych

My Journey Toward an Authentic Therapeutic Identity

1 slide per page, 13 pages: here


Presentation Martina Verba, LCSW, DSW

AEDP and Eating Disorders

1 slide per page, 7 pages: here


Additional Readings:

Metatherapeutic  Processing Supports the Emergence of Flourishing in Psychotherapy by Diana Fosha and Nathan Thoma: here
Psychotherapy The Effectiveness of Accelerated Experiential DynamicPsychotherapy (AEDP) in Private Practice Settings: A Transdiagnostic Study Conducted Within the Context of a Practice-Research Network: here

A heaven in a Wild Flower: here 

Something more than “something more than interpretation” : here 

How to be a transformational therapist: here