Diana Fosha, Ph.D.
Diana Fosha, Ph.D. is the developer of A E D P (Accelerated Experiential-Dynamic Psychotherapy), and founder and current director of the AEDP Institute, an internationally recognized school that specializes in training therapists in a healing-oriented transformational approach to the treatment of attachment trauma. A leader in the field of transformational studies in trauma treatment, Fosha’s work on healing transformational processes focuses on integrating neuroplasticity, recognition science and developmental dyadic research into experiential clinical process work with patients. She is the author of The transforming power of affect: A model for accelerated change (Basic Books, 2000) and senior editor, with Daniel Siegel and Marion Solomon, of The healing power of emotion: Affective neuroscience, development & clinical practice (Norton, 2009). She is the author of numerous papers and chapters on healing transformational processes in experiential therapy and trauma treatment. Three DVDs of her live AEDP clinical work have been issued by the American Psychological Association (APA). Dr. Fosha practices in New York City and leads workshops and trainings worldwide. She teaches and is on the faculty of the Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology of NYU and Mt. Sinai Medical Centers in New York. Many of her papers are available through the AEDP website at www.aedpinstitute.com