AEDP™ Institute Scholarships

AEDP Institute is committed to making AEDP training available to as many mental health professionals as possible worldwide. Our mission is to uplift and invite values of diversity, belonging, equity and inclusion and to promote diversity in all of its many forms including race/ethnicity, sexuality, gender, age, size, ability, socioeconomic status, relationship status, nationality, culture and religion. 

Please note that scholarships are not necessarily one-time only; eligible applicants are encouraged to apply for multiple trainings.
We encourage you to apply for the scholarship that most closely fits your circumstances!

Pre-requisites: you must be a mental health provider practicing legally and independently (not under the license of a supervisor) in your state, province, or country, including the following:

  • a graduate degree, at least a master’s in psychology, counselling, medical or related field
  • belong to a body a college or association with ethical guidelines
  • carry professional liability insurance

Diversity Scholarships

Diversity Scholarships are for licensed therapists who belong to one or more socially marginalized groups, i.e., ethnic/racial minorities, gender and sexual orientation minorities, or immigrants
AND have financial needs such that they could not take a particular AEDP training without a Diversity Scholarship.

If you have applied and received a Diversity Scholarship for a previous course, we encourage you to apply again.

Click HERE for the application.

Financial Scholarships

Financial Scholarships are intended for licensed therapists who meet either (A) or (B) or (C):

A) work for underserved, socially marginalized and/or financially struggling patient populations
B) have financial needs such that they could not take a particular AEDP training without a scholarship.
C) those who live outside of the United States where the price is out of reach due to the local
currency’s /economy’s purchasing power

Click HERE for the application.

Pay What you Wish Scholarships for self-identifying Black mental health professionals

On July 1, 2020, AEDP Institute launched a pilot program offering all Institute sponsored online trainings on a free or ‘pay-what-you-wish’ basis to self-identified Black mental health professionals. The program was extended July 1, 2022.

Please follow these steps:

Subject Line: PWYW and the name of the training
In the email, your full name and license type, along with the amount (if any) that you wish to pay. We will get you registered. Note that if a course is currently listed as sold out, we may be able to make room for you – please ask.