About the Editors
Kari Gleiser, Ph.D., is on the Senior Faculty of the AEDP (Accelerated Experiential-Dynamic Psychotherapy) Institute. Dr. Gleiser has a private practice in Hanover, NH, where she specializes in applying AEDP to the treatment of complex trauma, dissociative disorders and personality disorders. She is also a co-director of the Center for Integrative Health, which offers treatment and training in the field of trauma.
Dr. Gleiser served a term on the board of directors of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation (NESTTD), where she co-chaired a committee on education and outreach. She has written several clinical papers and book chapters and has presented on applying AEDP to treat dissociative disorders at various international conferences. She leads the AEDP Core Training Group in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Natasha Prenn, LCSW, is on the faculty of the AEDP (Accelerated Experiential-Dynamic Psychotherapy) Institute. She is currently writing and presenting on self-disclosure, on “right-brain” or “experiential” language, on how to teach experiential treatments, and on how to apply AEDP to eating disorders. She supervises AEDP and has a private practice on the Upper West Side in New York City.
Her recent publications include: “I second that emotion! Self-disclosure and its metaprocessing,” in A. Bloomgarden & R. B. Mennuti. (Eds.), Psychotherapist Revealed: Psychotherapists speak about self-disclosure in psychotherapy (pp. 85-99). New York: Routledge (2009), and “Mind the gap: AEDP interventions translating attachment theory into clinical practice.” Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, Special Issue on Attachment in Psychotherapy (in press).