Liberating the Core Self from Systems of Power Privilege and Oppression with AEDP


  • Participants will be able to:
  • Define the essential elements of social experience, including socialization, group dynamics, and the impact of social norms.
  • Explain how social experience shapes individuals’ views of themselves, others and social groups, including perceptions of worthiness and belonging.
  • Define intersectionality and explain how intersecting identities contribute to complex social dynamics and influence individuals’ affective experiences, behaviors, and sense of well-being.
  • Describe how to use the Triangle of Social Experience to help track the relationship between social, relational, and affective experiences in therapy.
  • Identify 3 ways to utilize the Triangle of Social Experience to help guide therapeutic interventions using AEDP.
  • Develop experiential methods for helping clients access the Core Self and expand experiences of internal liberation.
  • Demonstrate greater ability and sensitivity in integrating AEDP theory and clinical work with members of oppressed social groups.

SCHEDULE: Hours are listed as Eastern Time USA + Canada

9:00 – 9:15 AM: Welcome and Orientation

9:15 – 9:30 AM: Reflective Exercise

9:30 – 11:00: Understanding Social Experience and systems of power, privilege and oppression

11:00 – 11:15 AM: Break

11:15 AM -12:30 PM: Internal Liberation and AEDP

12:30 – 1:30 PM: Lunch

1:30 – 3:00 PM: Using the Triangle of Social Experience Part 1

3:00 – 3:15 PM: Break

3:15 – 4:30 PM: Using the Triangle of Social Experience Part 2

4:30 – 4:45 PM: Integration Exercise

4:45 – 5:00 PM: Big Group Metaprocessing

For Information About Any of Our Services, Or For Accommodations for Disability, please contact:

AEDP Institute
Marilia Rodriguez