Transformance Journal When is the Training?: Past

ES2 Boston 2016 – 2017

AEDP Advanced Skills (ES2) is for practitioners who have completed AEDP Essential Skills (ES1). Practical in its orientation, this course focuses on helping you both (i) learn new advanced AEDP skills, and (ii) cultivate and fine-tune the AEDP skills you already have. In both left-brained and right-brained ways, we aim to teach you specific interventions and techniques that are concrete and specific that will help you with your more challenging clients. While reviewing and deepening your AEDP essential skills throughout, the Advanced Training will teach the different advanced skill sets necessary to the in-depth practice of AEDP, with theoretical foundations and clinical videotapes, as well as with group experiential exercises.

How-To, Videotapes and Experiential Learning

The AEDP Advanced Skills course aims to help you to really “work it,” AEDP style, while troubleshooting what stands in the way of your doing so. This course focuses on learning new advanced skills and reviewing, deepening and improving basic AEDP skills. You will develop more of a felt sense of how to entrain the quintessentially AEDP practice of “stay with it and stay with me” and how to keep the transformational process unfolding in all states. Experienced AEDP practitioners will closely assist with the experiential practices.

AEDP Institute Senior Faculty SueAnne Piliero, Ph.D. will helm the Advanced Skills course. As course leader, SueAnne will lead off teaching Module 1, and thereafter will co-teach the remaining modules with other AEDP Institute Faculty members.

Please note: Essential Skills (ES1) is a prerequisite for this course.

Module 1: When to Lead and When to Follow: The Artistry of AEDP
with SueAnne Piliero, Ph.D., Course Leader, Senior Faculty
October 14 – 16, 2016

Module Two: Advanced Defense Work
with Steve Shapiro, Ph.D., Senior Faculty
December 9 – 11, 2016

Module Three: Trauma, Dissociation and Fragmentation
with Kari Gleiser, Ph.D., Senior Faculty
January 20 – 22, 2017

Module Four: Pathogenic Affects, Shame and Guilt
with Jerry Lamagna, LCSW, Senior Faculty
March 3 – 5, 2017

Module Five: Advanced Metaprocessing & Transformational Affects
with SueAnne Piliero, Ph.D., Course Leader, Senior Faculty
March 31, April 1 – 2, 2017

 


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Course Times:

Friday’s:           1:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturday’s:      9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday’s:        9:00am – 2:00pm

 

Training Location:

Weekend 1:
Pine Manor College
Course Room: President’s Dining Room
400 Heath Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Website: www.TheDaneEstate.com

Weekends 2 – 5:
Wellesley College Club
727 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482
Main course room: Wall Room
Breakout room: Council Dining Room
website: www.wellesleycollegeclub.com


Registration

Please note: Essential Skills (ES1) is a prerequisite for this course.
  • $3,200 – Online registration, one payment in full
  • $3,400 – Online registration, two payments
  • $50 additional discount for AEDP Institute Members
Register

To secure your spot and arrange for a payment plan, please contact Karen at 866-992-9399 X105


Continuing Education

This event is co-sponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars

Satisfactory Completion

Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.

Psychologists; R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  R Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program and its content.   82.5 Continuing Education Credits/Hours.

Social Workers:

R. Cassidy Seminars, ACE Provider #1082 is an approved provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program. Social workers will receive 82.5 continuing education clinical social work clock hours for participating in this course.

CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.

NJ: This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards – ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #31 Course #512 from 08/26/2015 to 08/26/2017. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): Clinical Social Work Practice 82.5

N.Y.: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0006) of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program is approved for 82.5 contact hours live.

OH: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for 82.5 clock hours, #RCST110701

Counselors/ Marriage and Family Therapists:

CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.

Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or ASWB approval, or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes Counselors and MFTs.

IL:  R. Cassidy Seminars is approved to offer continuing education to Marriage and Family Therapists by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation provider #168000141.  82.5 Continuing Education Credits/Hours.

OH: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for 82.5 clock hours, #RCST110701

TX: R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists to provide CE offerings for MFTs.  Provider Number 151.  82.5 Continuing Education Credits/Hours.

Disability Access – If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 10 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

To see our Refund Policy or to file a Grievance, see link below:

https://aedpinstitute.org/about-aedp/aedp-institute-online-privacy-and-refund-policy/


Essential Skills • 2016 • Retreat Style Course in Shanghai

The Phoenix Effect: Phenomenology of Transformation and Transcendence in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy

Training details to come; Danny Yeung M.D. and H. Jacquie Perman Ph.D will helm.

Course Dates and Times

Monday, March 7 to Sunday, March 11, 2016

Training Location

Shanghai Mental Health Center Teaching Training Section
Shanghai Wanping Road No. 600
Zip code: 200030
Phone: 021-34773073
E-mail: tinna8298@163.com
Fax: 021-54240907

Registration 

Fee: 4,800 Yuan (~$728 USD)

See all details (Chinese language) here.

Questions About This Training?

Contact Danny Yeung, M.D. or H. Jacquie Perman, Ph.D


AEDP for Couples Hybrid Course: Immersion + Essential Skills • July 2016

Retreat Style 5-Day Course

At the Columbia School of Social Work, New York, NY

July 11 – 15, 2016

 

 

Register Now!


This new AEDP for Couples course is a five-day, retreat style course that is a hybrid of our “traditional” Immersion and Essential Skills courses. This intensive course is designed to introduce this method that often leads to fast transformation of the internal working model of couples. The skill sets necessary to practice AEDP for Couples will be introduced with theoretical foundations and videotape illustrations in the morning, followed by group experiential exercises in the afternoon.

AEDP for Couples harnesses powerful biological drives to heal. The method, guided by the AEDP model, incorporates attachment research and Polyvagal theory. It creates a somatic holding of each of the couple members through the Seven Channels of Experience: Sensation, Emotion, Energetic, Movement, Auditory, Visual and Imaginal. From this place of safety, new experiences of love – and the longing to be loved – emerge and guide both the therapist and the couple to transformation.

The course will be co-taught by beloved teachers David Mars, Ph.D. and Karen Pando-Mars, MFT both senior faculty of the AEDP Institute. David Mars is the developer of AEDP for Couples.

In addition to presenting the theory and practice of AEDP for Couples this course will provide experiential exercises including small group supervision to help participants somatically track and affectively regulate two people at a time in couple treatment. Our goal is to equip therapists to effectively treat couples with greater confidence, enjoyment and ease.

Course Objectives: Participants will learn how to

  • Distinguish the four states of AEDP in couple treatment
  • Identify three ways to reduce defenses to build an atmosphere of safety
  • Detect and follow the healthiest aspects of each couple member
  • Demonstrate skills to regulate emotional reactivity in each couple member
  • Define and be able to regulate at least three early signs of dorsal vagal response (Porges’ Polyvagal Theory)
  • Utilize methods to assist couple members to process emotional experience to completion
  • Apply three types of healing portrayals to treat trauma in couple treatment
  • Recognize and use each of the Seven Channels of Experience (Sensation, Emotion, Energetic, Movement, Auditory, Visual and Imaginal)

Further Objectives: By the end of this program participants will be able to:

  • Recognize and facilitate the AEDP Four State model of transformation in the context of couple treatment.
  • Navigate defenses and anxiety to build an atmosphere for sharing regulated affective experiences in couples treatment.
  • Detect and follow transformance drives and selectively amplify positive affective experiences between the couple members.
  • Expand each partner’s receptive affective capacity.
  • Broaden the window of affect tolerance by addressing both deactivating (avoidant) and hyperactivating (anxious/ambivalent) attachment strategies.
  • Recognize and regulate the early signs of dorsal vagal response (Porges’ Polyvagal Theory) and dissociation related to unresolved trauma.
  • Help each couple member process emotional experience to completion in the presence of and accompanied by his or her partner.
  • Facilitate a range of healing portrayals to treat the trauma that underlies the stuckness and reactivity in each couples’ patterning.
  • Metaprocess change moments through all Seven Channels of Experience (Mars) to help transform each couple member’s internal working model to integrate and stabilize gains.

The clinical video featured each day will include heterosexual and same-sex couples in treatment for the following:

  • Chronic Dissociation and Distancing
  • Sexual abuse and neglect
  • Hot and Cold Conflict including the threat of divorce
  • Addiction issues
  • Infidelity
  • Sexual dysfunction

Meet the Trainers:

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Course Location

Columbia School of Social Work in NYC
1255 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027


Other Things You May Need to Know

Local Accommodation Recommendations:

(The Excelsior is experiencing some difficulty with the discount savings on their website, to receive the discount, please contact the hotel directly to book you reservation)


Fee and Credits

  • $1,399
  • $50 discount for AEDP Institute Members
Register Now!

Course size limited to 64 participants.

Questions about this Training?

Contact Us


Accreditations:

This event is co-sponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars

Satisfactory Completion

Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.

Psychologists
R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program. (32.5) hours.

Social Workers
R. Cassidy Seminars, ACE provider #1082, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for the program. Approval Period: April 15, 2015-April 15, 2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 32.5 continuing education clock hours.

CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers
NJ: This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards – ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #31 Course #683 from 03/30/2016 to 03/30/2018. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): Clinical Social Work Practice 32.5  
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0006) of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program is approved for 32.5 contact hours live
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (32.5) clock hours, #RCST110701

Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists
CA:
The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.

Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or ASWB approval, or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes Counselors and MFTs.
IL: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141.  (32.5) hours.
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (32.5) clock hours, #RCST110701
TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. Provider #151 (32.5) CE hours.

Disability Access – If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 10 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

Grievance Procedure: “If you are not completely satisfied with this seminar and wish to withdraw from the program, just notify our onsite staff of your intention to leave prior to the first morning break and we will mail you 100% of your registration fee – no questions asked. ”For complaints received after the completion of the event our customer service department will:

1. note the complaint in the participants file
2. offer a credit to a future event or a refund
3. notify the CE Coordinator of the complaint

The CE Coordinator will take necessary action to prevent future dissatisfaction
Participants of approved continuing education courses by The New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners have the option to appeal to the Board if an attendee is displeased with the results of the process. Phone: 973-504-6495.

AEDP Institute Refund and Cancellation Policy: If you wish to withdraw from the Hybrid-Immersion/Essential Skills Course, you must do so in writing. Full amount, less a $100 administrative fee, is refundable if written notice of withdrawal is received by the AEDP Institute 60 or more calendar days before the program begins. If you withdraw 30 to 59 calendar days before the program begins, the tuition fee paid will be refunded less a $500 fee. This $500 fee can be transferred to another AEDP Institute organized program and must be used within 18 months of withdrawal or else it is forfeited. The full tuition is forfeited if written notice of withdrawal is received less than 30 calendar days prior to the start of the course or if withdrawal occurs after the program begins.

Program Cancellation/Changes: The AEDP Institute reserves the right to cancel a program prior to its start, in which case a full refund will be issued to participants for any tuition fees paid for the course. The AEDP Institute is not responsible for any non-refundable attendee expenses/fees (such as travel, hotel arrangements) associated with the course. In the rare situation that the AEDP Institute needs to make changes to an advertised faculty presenter or course module, tuition fees will not be refunded.


AEDP Immersion Course • 2016 • Herzliya, Israel

September 5th – 8th, 2016

At the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya

With Diana Fosha, Ph.D.

This 4-Day Immersion Course in AEDP is intended for practitioners interested in AEDP, in its transformational theory, and in exploring its applications to the treatment of attachment trauma. Our focus is on AEDP and the theory and practice informing AEDP work at the edge of healing experience to repair attachment trauma. Making extensive use of clinical videotapes of actual therapy sessions, the aim of this course is to foster proficiency in the practice of AEDP, as well as facilitate its integration into clinical practices that make use of other experiential, body-focused, trauma-based, relational and/or psychodynamic methods.

Click here to learn more about the AEDP Immersion course.


Location & Times

Auditorium SL103
Radzyner-Sustainability building
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya.

Map and Directions

Course days run from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.


Meet the Presenter

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Course Fee and CE Credits

  • This program is eligible for CE Hours of continuing education credit through our co-sponsor R. Cassidy Seminars. To view the CE accreditation statement click here.  CE Credits are included in the course fee.
  • Course size is limited to 85 participants and our Immersion Course almost always sells out.  We recommend early registration to ensure your spot!

Registration is now closed

Cancellation Policy:

  • In the event of cancellation from 08/29/2016, a refund will not be possible.
  • In case of cancellation from 08/04/2016, a refund will be possible minus $180
  • In case of cancellation from 07/15/2016, a refund will be possible minus $75
  • In case of cancellation until 07/14/2016, a refund will be possible.

Questions about this course?

Contact Zohar Minkowicz & Marina Shtain psyevent@idc.ac.il

 


Immersion Course • 2016 • Rome, Italy

AEDP Immersion in Rome, Italy
April 14th – 17th, 2016

Undoing Aloneness & the Transformation of Emotional Suffering

At the Istituto Di Scienze Cognitive

With Diana Fosha, Ph.D.

This 4-Day Immersion Course in AEDP is recommended to all professionals doing therapy with individuals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, counselors, and students training in these professions. It will be of great interest to those wishing to transform their clinical practices by translating cutting edge developments in attachment and neuroscience research into systematic teachable and learnable interventions.

We are wired for growth, healing, and self-righting, and for resuming impeded growth. Until recently, focused on pathology, our field lacked concepts to capture the thrust toward health residing within us all. Transformance, Diana Fosha’s powerful construct, changes all that: supported by cutting edge research in neuroplasticity, transformance defines the innate motivation toward healing and self-repair, and is at the core of Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), a transformational and healing-oriented – rather than psychopathology based – model of therapy. Drawing on emergent research in neuroscience, development, and neuroplasticity, and with transformance as its cornerstone, AEDP rectifies the bias towards pathology: building on our natural resilience, AEDP’s therapeutics is based in our innate healing capacities, including our innate capacities for deep connection.

One of the fastest-growing approaches to working with attachment trauma, AEDP emphasizes the importance of undoing aloneness and the co-creation of safety: with accompaniment, patients can risk revisiting past trauma and suffering. AEDP is unique in its intimate yet rigorous way of working with relational experience moment-to-moment. Healing and neuroplasticity are set in motion through fully experiencing previously feared emotions in a secure relationship, and through gentle, yet focused, explicit attention to the experience of healing within the patient-therapist relationship. Specific AEDP intervention strategies, rooted in the phenomenology of the transformational process, are designed to work explicitly, dyadically, and experientially with intense traumatic emotions in a way that brings resilience to the fore, and fosters patients’ feeling deeply seen, recognized, cared about and understood. Processing both traumatic and restorative emotional experiences, the transformational process AEDP unleashes culminates in vitality, energy, and the non-finite positive emotion-fueled spirals of resilience, well-being and creativity that are so highly correlated with health. As suffering is transformed, there is a deepening of receptive affective experiences of feeling seen, felt, loved and understood. Patients’ internal working models of attachment are also transformed.

AEDP works at the emergent edge of the human spirit where recognition, integration, and nonfinite transformational spirals activate resources and generate well-being, love, play, connection, resilience, immune health, creativity and compassion.

Through extensive audio-visually recorded actual therapy sessions, this immersion course will provide ample exposure to AEDP’s hallmark techniques that: (i) actively and explicitly work with the experience of the attachment, here-and-now, in the therapeutic dyad; (ii) use dyadic affect regulation to undo aloneness and process intense overwhelming emotions; and (iii) actively, explicitly and experientially work to process intense emotional experiences until adaptive healing resources are released. The clinical videotapes will also demonstrate the technique of metatherapeutic processing, AEDP’s unique and systematic set of interventions for processing transformational experience, which expands healing, fuels upward spirals of positive affect, vitality, and energy and which can consolidate therapeutic gains, foster resilience, and expand relational capacity.

In this training you will learn:

  • How to recognize transformance and put it into clinical action
  • The map of AEDP, i.e., the phenomenology of the transformational process to guide moment-to-moment tracking and choice of interventions
  • How to work experientially with relational experience in a way that is both safe and effective
  • How to facilitate the dyadic affect regulation of previously feared-to-be-unbearable emotions
  • Work with intense emotional experience, so as to be able to transform suffering into resilience
  • How to work to increase patients’ receptive capacity, i.e., capacity to “take in” aspects of the attachment experience
  • Metatherapeutic processing techniques, i.e., how to use the patients’ experience of transformation to activate further healing and greater consolidation of gains already made

Click here to learn more about the AEDP Immersion course.

 

For more details please visit Institute of Cognitive Sciences

or Download the brochure with all the details.


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Course Fee and CE Credits

  • € 800,00 (VAT included)

To Register: 

  1. Request the registration form from: isc@istitutodiscienzecognitive.it
  2. Transfer the course fee to:
    Banca Nazionale del Lavoro – Sassari –
    Beneficiario Istituto di Scienze Cognitive srl
    IBAN IT 84 D 01005 17200 0000 0000 4496
    BIC/SWIFT: BNLIITRR
  3. Send the application form with a copy of the transfer receipt to isc@istitutodiscienzecognitive.it

This program is eligible for CE Hours of continuing education credit through our co-sponsor R. Cassidy Seminars. To view the CE accreditation statement click here.  CE Credits are included in the course fee.

For our cancellation/refund policy click here.

Course size is limited to 85 participants and our Immersion Course almost always sells out. We recommend early registration to ensure your spot!

Course Location

Courtyard Rome Central Park
Via Giuseppe Moscati 7
Rome  00168  Italy

Questions about this course?

Contact Us

or contact Istituto Di Scienze Cognitive – Tel. 079/230449 – Fax. 079/9578217

 


Immersion Course • 2016 • New York City

SOLD OUT!

REGISTRATION CLOSED – WAITLIST OPEN: We would be happy to add your name to the wait list. Please email Carrie at admin@beta.aedpinstitute.org.

There are still a few seats available in Durham, N.C. at the tranquil and beautiful Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, June 20-24, 2016. Learn More and Register Here

 

AEDP Immersion in New York City
July 25th – July 29th, 2016

The Dyadic Repair of Attachment Trauma:
Healing at the Edge of Transformational Experience

Diana Fosha, Ph.D.
with members of the AEDP Institute Faculty

at the Columbia School of Social Work

This 5-Day Immersion Course in AEDP is intended for practitioners interested in AEDP, in its transformational theory, and in exploring its applications to the treatment of attachment trauma. Our focus is on AEDP and the theory and practice informing AEDP work at the edge of healing experience to repair attachment trauma. Making extensive use of clinical videotapes of actual therapy sessions, the aim of this course is to foster proficiency in the practice of AEDP, as well as facilitate its integration into clinical practices that make use of other experiential, body-focused, trauma-based, relational and/or psychodynamic methods.

Click here to learn more about the AEDP Immersion course.

Course Fee and CE Credits

Fee: $1,399
Early Bird Savings: $1299 paid in full (offer expires May 20, 2016)
An early bird savings of $100 is available until May 20, 2016 if tuition is paid in full at the time of registration.

There is no student rate as the course is intended for practicing clinicians who have completed their post-graduate professional training.

CE Credits: This program is eligible for 32.5 CE Hours of continuing education credit through our co-sponsor R. Cassidy Seminars. To view the CE accreditation statement click here.  CE Credits are included in the course fee.

For our cancellation/refund policy click here.

Course size is limited to 85 participants and our Immersion Course almost always sells out.  We recommend early registration to ensure your spot!

Course Location

Columbia School of Social Work in NYC
1255 Amsterdam Ave
(between 121st and 122nd Streets)
New York, NY 10027
Course Room: 311 & 312

SOLD OUT!

REGISTRATION CLOSED – WAITLIST OPEN: We would be happy to add your name to the wait list. Please email Carrie at admin@beta.aedpinstitute.org.

There are still a few seats available in Durham, N.C. at the tranquil and beautiful Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, June 20-24, 2016. Learn More and Register Here

Questions about this course?

Email us or call 866-992-9399 x105.

 


Immersion Course • 2016 • Durham, North Carolina

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June 20th – June 24th, 2016

with Diana Fosha, Ph.D.
and members of the AEDP Institute Faculty

at Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (ERUUF)

COURSE CLOSED

This 5-Day Immersion Course in AEDP is intended for practitioners interested in AEDP, in its transformational theory, and in exploring its applications to the treatment of attachment trauma. Our focus is on AEDP and the theory and practice informing AEDP work at the edge of healing experience to repair attachment trauma. Making extensive use of clinical videotapes of actual therapy sessions, the aim of this course is to foster proficiency in the practice of AEDP, as well as facilitate its integration into clinical practices that make use of other experiential, body-focused, trauma-based, relational and/or psychodynamic methods.

Theoretical Framework: Clinical Teaching from Videotapes

AEDP seeks to undo the patient’s aloneness in the face of overwhelming suffering and to engage innate healing forces within, i.e., transformance, so as to heal trauma, restore vitality to self experience, and engender resilience.

AEDP engages the process of deep emotional change and features a theoretical framework for transformational work. Seamlessly and organically integrative of attachment, emotion, affective neuroscience, mother infant studies, experiential techniques and body based trauma treatments, AEDP’s attachment based transformational framework scaffolds AEDP’s hallmark moment-to-moment to moment clinical work, which traces an arc whereby emotional suffering is seamlessly transformed into flourishing. This course will teach you how to work at the edge of transformational experience and how to use somatic-affective transformational markers to guide interventions. You will learn how to use AEDP’s rigorous transformational phenomenology to closely track clinical processes. Extensive use of clinical videotapes will demonstrate hallmark AEDP techniques such dyadic affect regulation; experiential work with attachment experience; working with receptive affective experience, such as feeling felt, feeling seen, and feeling cared for; processing emotion through to a transformational shift; and the metaprocessing of transformational experience. Experiential exercises will allow you to both practice AEDP interventions and experience how brain, body, psyche and the experience of human connection and transformation intertwine to unleash deep emotional change and heal attachment trauma.

What Does an Average Day Look Like?

  • Each day begins with a 90-minute theoretical presentation grounding the clinical work in the conceptual framework of AEDP’s healing oriented transformational theory.
  • The remainder of the day will consist of clinical teaching revolving around clinical videotapes, with a focus on the phenomenology of transformation and techniques, and strategies of intervention. Special attention will be accorded to working with the experience of transformation, the healing affects, offering and receiving affirmation, and promoting core state experiencing, all in the context of transforming attachment trauma. In essence, this Immersion course is a soup-to-nuts course in AEDP.
  • The format will be highly interactive and emphasize the back and forth with participants, thus activating dyadic processes of communication. There will be an opportunity to practice aspects of AEDP through structured-in experiential exercises.

Videotapes Will Help You Learn and Practice How To:

  • entrain neuroplasticity and harness healing forces from the get-go
  • be a transformance detective
  • work experientially with the experience of attachment in the here-and-now therapeutic relationship
  • use affective/somatic affective markers to moment-to-moment track clinical process and guide interventions
  • recognize the phenomenology of the transformational process: the 4 states and 3 state transformations of AEDP
  • use dyadic regulation to undo the patient’s aloneness in the face of overwhelming emotional experience
  • use dyadic affect regulation to transform shame and fear; restore connection, flow and awe
  • regulate and process emotion to a transformational shift, from negative to a point where positive affects and adaptive action tendencies are released
  • use healing affects to foster True Self experience through being a True Other
  • metaprocess transformational experiences to engender upward spirals of resilience, health, creativity, & well-being, i.e., flourishing
  • promote core state and experiences of openness, compassion, self-compassion, flow, ease, wisdom, generosity, and calm

It is the vision of the course to bring together clinicians from different perspectives who share an interest in AEDP specifically and/or in dynamic-experiential work in general, but who also each bring his or her own very special expertise, interest and experiences. In this way, not only will the course be exciting and enlivening, but AEDP will continue to grow, be enriched and enhanced by being in communication, or dyadic coordination with these other lodes of knowledge and wisdom. Given the interest expressed in this course, it looks like that vision might be actualized, which is a very exciting prospect.

COURSE CLOSED

Course Objectives

 Participants will be able to:

  1. Define Transformance and apply it to psychotherapy
  2. Explain the self-other-emotion triangle and identify the 4 States and 3 State Transformations of AEDP.
  3. Explain the key clinical concepts, theoretical contributions, and the credo of AEDP.
  4. Discuss the role of healthy attachment and attachment trauma in health and psychopathology, as well as identify the right brain processes engaged in the process of attachment.
  5. Identify the 3 elements of dyadic affect regulation: attunement, disruption, and repair and to define dyadic affect regulation in clinical work.

Daily Schedule:

9:00am – 9:15am       Daily Overview
9:15am – 11:15am      Didactic session
11:15am – 11:30am      Break
11:30am – 12:30pm      Didactic session
12:30pm – 1:00pm      Q&A
1:00pm – 2:00pm       Lunch
2:00pm – 3:00pm       Didactic session
3:00pm – 3:45pm       Clinical videotape session
3:45pm – 4:00pm       Break
4:00pm – 4:30pm       Clinical videotape session
4:30pm – 5:00pm       Q&A and Discussion

All days are the same except Day 4, when 2 hours in the afternoon are spent with participants doing a facilitated experiential exercise together in small groups

COURSE CLOSED

Other Things You May Need to Know

Local Accommodation Recommendations:

La Quinta 4414 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard
Durham, NC 27707
919-401-9660

Hilton Durham near Duke University
3800 Hillsborough Road
Durham, NC 27705
919-383-8033

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Raleigh – Durham
2515 Meridian Parkway
Durham, NC 27713
919-361-4660

Course Fee

Fee: $1,399

There is no student rate as the course is intended for practicing clinicians who have completed their post-graduate professional training.

CE Credits

This program is eligible for 32.5 CE Hours of continuing education credit through our co-sponsor R. Cassidy Seminars. To view the CE accreditation statement click here.  CE Credits are included in the course fee.

Satisfactory Completion

Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.

Psychologists
R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program.
32.5 CE hours.

Social Workers
R. Cassidy Seminars, ACE Provider #1082 is an approved provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program. Social workers will receive 32.5 continuing education clinical social work clock hours for participating in this course.
CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0006) of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program is approved for 32.5 contact hours live.
OH: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for X clock hours, #RCST110701

Counselors/ Marriage and Family Therapists:
CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.
Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or ASWB approval, or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes Counselors and MFTs.
IL: R. Cassidy Seminars is approved to offer continuing education to Marriage and Family Therapists by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation provider #168000141.
32.5 Continuing Education Credits/Hours.
NC: North Carolina Counselors will qualify for 15 CE hours through APA above listed under Psychologists.                                                        
OH: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for X clock hours, #RCST110701
TX: R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists to provide CE offerings for MFTs. Provider Number 151. 32.5 Continuing Education Credits/Hours.

Disability Access – If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 10 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

To see our Refund Policy or to file a Grievance, see link below:
https://aedpinstitute.org/about-aedp/aedp-institute-online-privacy-and-refund-policy/


Advanced Immersion Course • 2015 • Hong Kong

The Annual Autumn AEDP Immersion in Hong Kong
October 30th – November 1st, 2015

The Butterfly Effect: Phenomenology of Transformation and Transcendence with Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy

Aiming as an introduction to Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy for colleagues in the mental health field (social work, counselling, clinical psychology, psychiatry), this three-day Immersion Course will focus on the phenomenology of relational attachment, emotional transformation and transcendence.

Centering on the assessment and treatment interventions of trauma through the lens of Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), the three-day immersion course will focus on three inter-related strands:

En-Train Safety and Security: An AEDP therapist seeks to co-create a safe and secure  base from which a patient’s painful and previously overwhelming relational experiences     can be explored and cognitively and emotionally integrated into a coherent narrative.     Guided by interventions that are affirming, explicitly empathic, affect regulating, and  emotionally engaged, the discussion will focus on the ability to facilitate and co-construct     a secure patient therapist relationship from the get go

En-Courage the Experience and Expression of Core Affect: AEDP is fundamentally  an experiential model of psychotherapy that fosters the provision and facilitation of new     healing experiences involving state transformations of both mind and body.  At the core  of AEDP is a theoretical model of “The Three States and Two State Transformations”       outlining a process of therapeutic movement from Defense to Core Affect to Core State.   This discussion will concentrate on these phenomena and clinical proficiency in  facilitating the process of state transformation through stage-appropriate strategies of intervention.

En-Trance of Core State: In both theory and practice, AEDP is a synthetic, integrative  model of change for the better. AEDP therapists seek to facilitate positive transformation  and to process emotional experiences to completion as indicated by 1) the release of adaptive action tendencies in the wake of deep emotional experiencing and 2) a patient’s integration of these actions with coherent cognitions about her/his autobiographical  narrative and current state.  Effective AEDP treatment fosters a patient’s emergent and deep understanding of his/her own dynamics, tendencies and processes of healing.  Moreover, the process of transformation of the self in the context of a healing relationship is, in itself, a positive affective change process.

Click here to learn more about the AEDP Immersion course.


Training Format

The format of the seminar presentation will be conducted with three pedagogical styles, didactic lecture (33%), experiential exercises (33%) and video discussions (33%):

Didactic Lectures: Focusing on the phenomena of psychological trauma, assessment and  treatment interventions, the clinical material will be presented in English and supplemented by Chinese (Cantonese and/or Mandarin). A handout containing power-points of the lecture and reading material will be given to each participant.

Experiential Exercises and Micro-Skills Development: The presenter will lead the  audience in a series of experiential exercises designed for self-help use and also for  clinicians to teach clients/patients in psychological resource development, as such  accelerating the healing of the traumatic experience. Each participant is encouraged to  practice during the session with guidance from the presenter.

Video Demonstration and Case Discussion: Video demonstrations of live patients in  various phases of trauma treatment will be shown, with a play-by-play, and  moment-to-moment commentary from the presenter.

All efforts will be made to so that the clinical material as practical as possible to  facilitate immediate use by the Mental Health Clinician (Social Worker, Psychologist, Physician) with his/ her client. During any part of the presentation, interactive questions and discussions from the audience are welcomed and encouraged.


Course Location

Mental Health Association of Hong Kong
2, Kung Lok Road, Kwun Tong,
Kowloon, Hong Kong


Course Fee and CE Credits

  • Coming Soon

For our cancellation/refund policy click here.


Registration

Registration Coming Soon

Questions about this course?

Email Kwok Wing Wu


Core Training • 2015-2016 • Boston

with Kari Gleiser, PhD

Weekend 1: October 24 – 25, 2015

Weekend 2: December 12 – 13, 2015

Weekend 3: March 26 – 27, 2016

Weekend 4: May 7 – 8, 2016


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Course Fee

  • The fee for the AEDP Couples Core Training is $3,300.
  • A $200 discount is available if you pay in full when you register.
  • The course is limited to 10 participants.
  • A one-year financial commitment is required. View our cancellation/refund policy.

ES1 Retreat Style Course in Europe • Stockholm, Sweden & Parma, Italy – 2016/2017

Healing-oriented and attachment based, AEDP’s practice is radical in its translation of current neuroscience and developmental research into moment-to-moment clinical practice. Experiential in its relational work and in using in-depth emotional explorations, AEDP’s interventions are deeply rooted in the phenomenology and dynamics of the transformational process that emerge in environments where the individual feels safe and known. Intuitively resonant, AEDP has been called “deceptively simple.”

The AEDP Essential Skills course, aimed at clinical practitioners, will be practical. Our goal is to teach, in both left-brained and right-brained ways, AEDP skill sets, that are concrete and specific. Different skill sets will be introduced, explained, illustrated and practiced each module, so that participants will emerge with both an understanding & a felt sense of how to practice AEDP. The basic skill sets necessary to practice AEDP will be introduced each module, with theoretical foundations and faculty videotapes in the morning, and closely assisted, group experiential exercises in the afternoon.

This European AEDP Essential Skills (ES1) course will be offered in a format of three modules, of four days each. This format arose in response to requests over the years from people throughout out the world — for whom the five weekends of travel a year required by the standard AEDP ES course was just not feasible.  In response to popular demand, we now launch the 3 module format AEDP Essential Skills course in Europe (in Stockholm, Sweden; and Parma, Italy), the first ever in Europe.

Ron J. Frederick, PhD AEDP Institute Senior Faculty member, will be leading this course along with guest faculty (TBD) and a group of highly skilled assistants.


Course Date & Times:

Module 1: Transformance, Experiential Tracking, Attachment 
Stockholm, Sweden
May 19 – 22, 2016
9:00am – 5:00pm

Topics:

  • Engaging Healing from the Get-Go: Transformance Detection; Affirmation & Delight
  • Moment-to-Moment Tracking: Working Directly with Moment-to-Moment Experience
  • Working Explicitly and Experientially with Attachment (part 1): Focus on here-and-now. Experiential Work with receptive affective experiences of feeling seen, loved, and known
  • Working Explicitly and Experientially with Attachment (part 2): Transforming the Internal Working Model

Module 2: Defenses, Anxiety, Emotion Processing
Parma, Italy
November 24 – 27, 2016
9:00am – 5:00pm

Topics:

  • Top-of-the-Triangle Work in AEDP: Working with Anxiety and Defense (State 1 work: Part 1)
  • Resistance: Working with Anxiety and Defense (State 1 work: part 2)
  • Working with Emotion: Dyadic Affect Regulation, Portrayals (State 2 work: part 1)
  • Working with Emotion: Processing Emotional Experience to Completion (State 2 work: part 2)

Module 3: Metaprocessing: Working With Transformational Experience 
Parma, Italy
May 4 – 7, 2017
9:00am – 5:00pm

Topics:

  • Metaprocessing: Working with Transformational Experience in AEDP (State 3 work: part 1)
  • The Transformational Spiral: Working with Positive Affective Experience (State 3 work: part 2)
  • Core state: Truth, Integration and Reflection. Making New Meaning (State 4 work)
  • Metaprocessing the AEDP ES1 Course Experience: Constructing our own coherent & cohesive narrative

Throughout this training, essential skills will be experientially explored and didactically demonstrated so that participants will develop both a (right brain mediated) felt sense as well as a (left brain mediated) understanding of them. The training will include didactic material, clinical videotapes of actual sessions, daily experiential exercises, and small and large group processing. A key component of the experiential practices is the opportunity to “try on” sets of interventions as a therapist and to receive them as a client. So, learning new skills can give rise to experiences of safety, attachment security, transformation, and related phenomena that occur with AEDP treatment. The concentrated time that participants spend together immersed in learning AEDP aims to foster a culture of trust and generosity that allows for risk-taking and a supportive environment that is uniquely suited for optimal learning.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Accurately moment-to-moment track and differentiate different aspects within the Triangle of Experience, including both verbal and somatic processes, to optimize attunement and accelerate the healing process
  • Understand how to utilize the therapeutic relationship both implicitly and explicitly to establish safety, undo aloneness and foster exploration that leads to transformational experiences
  • Understand various ways to regulate anxiety, bypass defenses and other inhibitory forces which block progress in therapy
  • Access core affective experiences
  • Utilize the healing potential of innate transformance strivings as a catalyst to maximize patient’s healing

 


Meet the Presenter

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Course Fee

  • €3,000
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Course Locations

Module 1
Historiska Museet (The Swedish Historical Museum)
Hörsalen
Narvavaegen 13-17
Stockholm

Modules 2 & 3
Schema Therapy Center Piazza
Badalocchio Sisto Rosa, 3/A
43126 Parma PR