Key Links & Handouts: Immersion | Diana Fosha, PhD and Guest Presenters | January 26-30, 2023

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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 Fosha, PhD and Guest Presenters Ben Medley, LCSW, Peter Muhwati, CSW, James Santos, Judy Silvan, LCSW

Handouts Below (handouts and presentation slides may change and will be updated as received)

Meet your Presenter: here

Guest 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

Roles for Experiential Exercises: here

Experiential Exercises (PLEASE PRINT): here (needs to be updated?)

Experiential Exercises Timeline for 3: here

Experiential Exercises Timeline for 4: 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

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.

AEDP Psychotherapy: An Evidence-Supported Practice: here

Books on AEDP + Articles: here

Handouts for Attachment Work in AEDP:

Dyadic Regulation and Experiential Work with Emotion and Relatedness in Trauma and Disorganized Attachment: here

Quantum Transformation in Trauma and Treatment: Traversing the Crisis of Healing Change: here

Healing Attachment Trauma with Attachment (and then some!), Diana Fosha, PhD: here

Attachment as a Transformative Process in AEDP: Operationalizing the Intersection of Attachment Theory and Affective Neuroscience, Benjamin Lipton, LCSW & Diana Fosha, PhD: here

Something More, Diana Fosha, PhD: here

Mind the Gap: AEDP Interventions Translating Attachment Theory Into Clinical Practice, Natasha Prenn: here

References for AEDP Work with Attachment: here


NOTE: PRESENTATION SLIDES ARE FROM DIANA’S JULY 2022 IMMERSION; THESE MAY BE REVISED.

Presentations by Diana Fosha, PhD

Day 1

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

1 slide per page, 233 pages: here (updated 1/26/23, 9:00 am EST)

3 slides per page, 78 pages: here


Day 2

The Neurobiology of Healing in Action, Attachment Relational Work

1 slide per page, 69 pages: here

3 slides per page, 23 pages: here

updated 7/29/2022 1:00pm EST: 1 slide per page, 152 pages: here

updated 7/29/2022 1:00pm EST: 3 slides per page, 51 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


Presentations by Ben Medley, LCSW and James Santos

Day 3


Presentations by Peter Muhwati, CSW and Judy Silvan, LCSW

Day 4


Day 5

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

1 slide per page, 110 pages: here

3 slides per page, 37 pages: here

State Specific Phenomenologies & State Specific Interventions 

1 slide per page, 33 pages: here

3 slides per page, 11 pages: here

The Neurobiology of Healing in Action

1 slide per page, 60 pages: here

3 slides per page, 30 pages: here

The Representational Schemas of AEDP

1 slide per page, 20 pages: here

3 slides per page, 7 pages: here