Kelly Prothero, LCSW, is a psychotherapist with a private practice in Portland, Oregon. After earning her graduate degree from Smith College School for Social Work, Kelly worked in community mental health settings in New York City.
After moving to the West Coast in 2011, Kelly was introduced to AEDP and became quickly drawn to the healing potential of the AEDP model. Kelly went on to become a Certified AEDP Therapist and Supervisor under the mentorship and supervision of SueAnne Piliero, Jenna Osiason, Karen Pando-Mars and Jerry Lamagna.
Kelly has assisted in numerous Essential Skills and Core Training courses throughout the country. She has been instrumental in forming and developing Portland AEDP, a group committed to the development and growth of AEDP in Portland and surrounding areas. In addition to her clinical practice, Kelly brings over 20 years of yoga experience to her work. She is a certified yoga teacher and studied Yoga Nidra meditation extensively with psychologist, Dr. Richard Miller. It was her background in yoga that opened Kelly to the experiential and transformational healing aspects of AEDP.
Kelly brings warmth, humor and authenticity to her work as both an AEDP Therapist and Supervisor. Her clinical interests include treating trauma and dissociation and using “intra-relational” and bold relational clinical methods to facilitate transformational
Catherine Wong, RSW, is a certified family therapist and clinical supervisor in private practice with over 26 years counseling experience working with individuals, families, couples and children and 13 years supervision experience offering both individual
and group supervision for clinicians and social workers. Catherine is also a Clinical Supervisor in the Social Work Department of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Her clinical background includes training in Moment by Moment Reconnecting
Marital & Family Therapy, Satir Model, Structural Family Therapy, Bowen Family Therapy, Play Therapy, Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy, Hypnotherapy , EMDR and Somatic Experiencing. Her curiosity to understand how clinicians, using a co-
created therapeutic relationship as a safe and secure base, can work with emotional experience experientially toward healing and transformation is what led her to AEDP. (Read More…)
Annika Medbo, is a faculty member of AEDP™ Institute, Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Physiotherapist, AEDP Certified Supervisor and teacher. She has a private practice in Stockholm. Annika´s clinical interests are in trauma and dissociation with a special interest in the use and development of non-verbal processes that can work to enhance and facilitate growth and healing. This interest started before AEDP when Annika was working in psychiatric clinics and striving to meet her patients “beyond diagnosis”, listen to the nonverbal “calls” for connection, rather than focusing on defences and pathology. Her interest for nonverbal processes expanded when she supervised psychotherapy students in Infant Observation at a major Psychotherapy Institute in Stockholm.
Richard Harrison, PHD is a faculty member of AEDP™ Institute and a Registered Psychologist with over 25 years’ experience as a clinician, educator, and group facilitator.
He was trained and supervised in AEDP by Diana Fosha, founder of the model, and has taught with her at AEDP Immersion Courses in Vancouver and the UK. He currently teaches Essential Skills courses and Workshops for the Institute. Richard is also a
Certified EFT Therapist and Supervisor. He maintains a full caseload with individuals and couples in private practice, and teaches and supervises graduate students in the Counseling Psychology and Psychiatry departments at the University of British
Columbia. (Read More…)
Steve Carroll, LCSW is a psychotherapist in private practice since 1988 working with individuals, couples and families as well as supervision/consultation for colleagues. Prior to private practice he co-developed a treatment unit for families experiencing child sexual abuse, supervised a group home for adolescent girls and supervised an outpatient therapy program for a family service agency. He is a certified Imago therapist/ supervisor and other background training includes psychodynamic psychotherapy, object relations, family systems, Internal Family Systems and Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy.
Steve completed AEDP’s Immersion Course with Diana Fosha in 2008 and three years of Core Training with Eileen Russell. He has assisted in numerous Immersion Courses, ESI and II and Wired For Healing Workshop with Diana.
Heidi Frieze, LCSW is a certified AEDP therapist and supervisor. She is currently in private practice near Grand Central Station in New York City, and in Westchester, NY, where she treats both individual adults and couples. Heidi earned her Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Fordham University in 2004.
She participated in Diana Fosha’s first AEDP Immersion Course and completed one year of Core training with Diana. Over the years, Heidi has been in individual supervision with Eileen Russell and SueAnne Piliero and small group supervision with Ben Lipton. Heidi has assisted SueAnne in two previous Essential Skills I Training Courses in NYC and in a number of immersion courses.
She also assisted Diana Fosha at a weekend workshop at the Kripalu Center in the Berkshires, MA. Prior to becoming a psychotherapist, (Read More…)