On Demand: Psychotherapy 101 : An Introduction to the Fundamentals of AEDP

Presented by Jerry Lamagna, LCSW

Recorded for OnDemand Learning (Live Seminar was Presented November 10, 2023 ) 

This seminar is offered worldwide but especially for the AEDP Community in the Netherlands, Belgium and Sweden. 

This seminar is intended for Psychologists, Psychoanalysts, Social Workers, Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists, Creative Arts Therapists.


Through lecture and micro-analysis of clinical videotapes, AEDP Sr. Faculty member Jerry Lamagna, LCSW, will examine the core principles that underlie AEDP metapsychology. 

The course will include an exploration of concepts and skillful means that catalyze our clients’ innate capacity to heal, help regulate aloneness and other aversive emotional states, create a secure therapeutic space conducive to deep transformational work and reinforce the shifts that come with affective breakthroughs by processing the experience of change itself.     

Course Highlights:

  • Gain a solid foundation in AEDP psychotherapy’s unique principles and techniques
  • Learn to harness the neuroplasticity of the brain for accelerated change
  • Consider specific ways the therapeutic relationship can foster safety and trust, regulate intense affect and provide corrective emotional experiences
  • Develop an understanding of AEDP interventions that help clients access, regulate, resolve and integrate problematic experiences linked to the past
  • Cultivate ways of helping clients savor positive emotions and deepen and reinforce experiences of change-for-the-better
  • Discuss techniques that facilitate the integration of transformational experience into clients sense of self, other, past, present and future

This workshop is designed to inspire you and to enhance the effectiveness your clinical practice by introducing you to the AEDP model’s innovative ways of facilitating change. Come join us and become a catalyst for positive change.

Meet the Presenter

Jerry Lamagna, LCSW

Jerry is a senior faculty member with the AEDP Institute and a psychotherapist in private practice in Manhattan and Westfield, New Jersey. With training in psychodrama, EMDR, ego state therapy, trauma treatment and IFS and over 20 years studying AEDP, his clinical work has primarily focused on the treatment of complex trauma. Along with Dr. Kari Gleiser, Jerry developed a modified version of AEDP for the treatment of dissociative disorders and has published three papers and a book chapter (AEDP 2.0) on AEDP work with trauma. In addition to writing, supervising and providing psychotherapy, Jerry has presented internationally at conferences sponsored by the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI), the International Experiential and Dynamic Therapy Association (IEDTA), National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the AEDP Institute.


AEDP Institute On Demand Trainings are to be viewed on your private computer or smart device. They are intentionally not downloadable; we “stream” them. So, having a high speed Internet connection is important to having a good learning experience.

This training is intended to be viewed only by mental health professionals and students in mental health or related fields. You will be asked to provide evidence of and swear to uphold your professional credentials before completing registration and payment and receiving access to the materials.

Attendance and Makeup Policy & Refunds


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Limited Scholarships are available. To learn more and apply, please go here.