AEDP uses relational work, experiential techniques, and a focus on change and healing in order to alleviate emotional suffering and promote resilience and flourishing.
Drawing upon research in neuroplasticity, affective neuroscience, developmental research into caregiver infant interaction, Darwinian emotion theory, and transformational studies, this psychotherapy approach navigates the complex interactions between positive and negative emotions towards psychological growth and adaptation.
In the last few years, AEDP has grown exponentially. Why? What chord does it strike in people? What is it that is resonating with therapists worldwide?
Diana Fosha, the founder of AEDP, believes the answer lies not just in its theory and specific modes of intervention, but fundamentally within AEDP’s ethos and values — or its spirit.