Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)

AEDP was developed by Dr. Diana Fosha and borrows from many common therapeutic methods, including body-focused therapy, attachment theory, and neuroscience. The aim of AEDP is to help clients replace negative coping mechanisms by teaching them the positive skills they need to handle painful emotional traumas. Dr. Fosha’s approach is grounded in a creating a secure attachment relationship between the client and the therapist and the belief that the desire to heal and grow is wired-in to us as human beings. Think this approach may work for you? Contact one of TherapyDen’s AEDP specialists today to try it out.

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A good add-on to CBT, AEDP helps to anchor one's thoughts and beliefs in the here and now and to help make room for new beliefs and thoughts as they arise.

— Noa Hamiel, Marriage & Family Therapist in Oakland, CA
 

I have some training in AEDP and Coherence therapy, via Tori Old's Minding the Heart groups that I studied with for several years. These approaches focus on making the implicit, explicit and creating lasting change.

— Robyn Trimborn, Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX

AEDP is one of my main approaches to healing.

— Janelle Barnes, Addictions Counselor in New York, NY
 

I have received post graduate training in AEDP through the AEDP institute.

— Rafe Stepto, Psychotherapist in Brooklyn, NY

AEDP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy) supports healing and transformation through emotional experience within a safe and secure therapeutic relationship.

— Gina Della Penna, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Garden City, NY
 

We can't change the past, but we can change how we feel about the past. This form of treatment "makes neuroplasticity happen", meaning that we can actually use your brain to change your brain. AEDP safely works with emotional experiences in the here-and-now of the present moment from the understanding that we can heal and transform our life by leaning into our emotions instead of avoiding them.

— Matthew Braman, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

This model of therapy helps us to overcome defenses (such as avoiding through escapism, perfectionism, shame, humor, or unwillingness to commit to a partner) in order to respond authentically to our past and present. This is an emotionally-focused approach to the treatment of trauma, depression, anxiety, and a host of other struggles.

— Istvan Dioszegi, Student Therapist in Phoenix, AZ
 

I have some training in AEDP and Coherence therapy, via Tori Old's Minding the Heart groups that I studied with for several years. These approaches focus on making the implicit, explicit and creating lasting change.

— Robyn Trimborn, Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX

I am currently engaged in training with the AEDP institute.

— Bethany Haug, Licensed Professional Counselor in Portland, OR