By Kari Gleiser and Natasha Prenn
We would like to extend to all of you a warm and enthusiastic welcome to the inaugural issue of Transformance: The AEDP Journal! We are thrilled and honored to be at the helm of this launching, as it marks a momentous quantum leap forward for our community. (Read More…)
Thirteen Ways of Looking at AEDP
By Diana Fosha
Inspired by Wallace Stevens’ poem, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird, this paper represents musings on thirteen of AEDP’s many aspects. The Stevens poem [see Appendix] modeled a liberating structure for describing AEDP’s fundamentally holographic, ever-emergent, non-linear, complex and dynamic nature.
The AEDP Protocol
By Natasha Prenn
“The existential need for recognition and the functional need for effective action on behalf of the self are powerful motives; they are both manifestations of transformance.” (Fosha, 2008, p. 3).
Interoception and the Feeling Self
By Kai MacDonald
HANDLES: Carry Them Home.
- One of the primary brain areas involved in the awareness of the feeling self is the insula, an area which contains a neural representation of the “state of the feeling body.”
- Circuits and states of mind involving the insula may be convergence points between acts of deliberate interoception, dyadic emotional resonance, and important state shifts in experiential psychotherapy.
Self-transcendence as an Aspect of Core State
By Danny Yeung
Transformance, a central construct in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), is the overarching motivational force driving positive change. Transformance is the clinical parallel of neuroplasticity in neuroscience (Fosha, 2010). (Read More…)
Use the Wisdom and Power of Your Emotions to Get the Life You Really Want
By Gil Tunnell
Living Like You Mean It: Use the Wisdom and Power of Your Emotions to Get the Life You Really Want by Ronald J. Frederick, Ph.D., Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, 2009, 184pp. (Read More…)