AEDP Institute

Key Links & Handouts: Immersion | Diana Fosha, PhD and Guest Presenters | May 19 – 23, 2022

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 Fosha, PhD and Guest Presenters Benjamin Lipton, LCSW, Benjamin Medley, LCSW, Dina Miqdadi, DPsych and 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

Roles for Experiential Exercises: here

Experiential Exercises (PLEASE PRINT): here

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.

Books on AEDP + Articles: 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, 69 pages: here

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

Presentation by Peter Muhwati, CSW

Culture and Attachment in Zimbabwe: 1 slide per page, 10 pages: here

Presentation by Ben Lipton, LCSW

Working with Portrayals in AEDP: 1 slide per page, 19 pages: here, 3 slides per page, 7 pages: here

The Use of Portrayals to Transform Trauma & Self in AEDP

1 slide per page, 56 pages: here

3 slides per page, 19 pages: here


Day 4

Presentation by Ben Medley, LCSW

The Triangle of Social Experience: 2 slides per page, 24 pages: here, 3 slides per page, 16 pages: here

Presentation by Dina Miqdadi, DPsych

Working with a Survivor of Domestic Violence in AEDP: 1 slide per page, 29 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, 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