Learn with Experienced Trainers at Psychodrama Australia Today

This website is designed to serve those interested or involved in exploring and learning about psychodrama, sociodrama, sociometry, role training. This includes all uses of action methods for group work, group training, group leadership, and group psychotherapy.

What we are up to

Psychodrama Australia seeks to awaken and strengthen the abilities of people in many settings to express themselves relevantly, responsively and creatively in the ordinary here and now situations in which they live and work. Training is pertinent to people interested in enlivening personal, interpersonal and group functioning in the fields of health, education, organisational development and creative arts.

The training deals with the experiences of the individual in groups and emphasises a systems approach to living. Trainees can expect to develop greater sensitivity and proficiency in interpersonal, group and inter-group relations.

There are local campuses in each state

This page lists all the recent and upcoming programs that are being run throughout Australia at our 5 campuses.  You can also click on the Campus button above or use these links here: Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, or Sydney to see the specific programs coming up at that campus.

If you click on the green button, or the title line of one of the events, you will be taken to all the details of that program, and to the campus that is running it. If you click on one of the campus buttons below, or in the header above, you will immediately see the upcoming programs for that campus.

For further information

For further information please contact us by clicking here, or read further with our Frequently Asked Questions, or check out which is your local campus by clicking here.

Upcoming Training Events

Australia

Australia
Oct
26

Led by Richard Hall

The purpose is to further the development of identity as group leaders, counsellors and individual practitioners, and to develop expertise in leadership and clinical application in groups and one to one settings.

26 Oct 2018
Fridays 10am -12 noon
9 Carlton Street, Melbourne
Nov
2

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it and these evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. Each session will be directed by an experienced psychodramatist with time available for questions about the method and its applications.

2 Nov 2018
7pm - 9.30pm
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway, Greenwich, Sydney
Nov
3

Curious about psychodrama and what makes it work? Thinking about whether it is for you? 

This program is the perfect place to start.

3 Nov 2018
9.30am - 4.30pm
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway,, Greenwich, Sydney
Nov
9

Attitudes, Values and Concerns - Sociodrama - Navigating Multiple Relationships.
Boundaries, professional ethics, sex, money, conflicts of interest, dual relationships. In traditional societies these complicated matters are closely codified and norms taught and enforced. We live in a society where the traditional protocols between individuals no longer apply and are not passed on, even where there is token acceptance. This often bewildering and painful maze demands sophisticated abilities to negotiate.
Participating in this workshop will alert participants to potential conflicts of interest in their own world and in that of those around them. Action investigation and role-reversal, and perhaps some healing, will feature as we seek to develop more adequacy in navigating these cross currents.

9 Nov 2018
November 9-11 Friday 7pm-9pm; Saturday, Sunday 9.30am – 5.30pm.
17 Pennington Terrace, Pennington
Nov
11

These writing days are for psychodrama trainees who are wanting a cooperative environment to progress their writing. Each one will include a short training input session and time to do some writing.

11 Nov 2018
45 Clarence St, Brisbane
Nov
22

In this workshop we will consider the structure of a psychodramatic session and the timely application of psychodramatic techniques.
November is often a time of integration of the year’s training and professional development and a time to be conscious of the learnings of the year  so they can be carried forward into our practice as group workers and individual consultants and clinicians. It is an opportunity for all participates to direct, be an auxiliary and also a protagonist within the weekend.

22 Nov 2018
November 23-25 Friday 7pm-9pm; Saturday, Sunday 9.30am – 5.30pm.
, Canberra
Feb
1

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it and these evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. Each session will be directed by an experienced psychodramatist with time available for questions about the method and its applications.

1 Feb 2019
7pm - 9.30pm
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway (cnr Greenwich Rd),, Greenwich, Sydney
Feb
16

This workshop is an opportunity to focus on areas of your own development that will assist you to be more engaged and effective in your professional and personal life. Using classical psychodrama we will work with the interests and concerns of group members.  The intention is to bring your actions and relationships more in line with who you are and what is important to you, so that you live life with greater vitality.

Participating in this workshop meets the experiential hours requirement for entering a training group in 2019.

16 Feb 2019
2 days
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway (cnr Greenwich Rd), Greenwich, Sydney
Feb
16

Our Essentials programs are designed as an introduction to understanding people through the psychodramatic method and as a starting point to your investigation to see if learning psychodrama would add to your professional and personal life. As an introduction to psychodrama, our Essentials programs have elements of theory, group experiences and an opportunity for you to apply what you have learnt. By immersing yourself in the method for two days, you will begin to appreciate the power of psychodrama and group work, and see ways for it to positively impact on your life and your work.

16 Feb 2019
17th February 2019
45 Clarence St, Coorparoo, Brisbane
Mar
1

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it and these evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. Each session will be directed by an experienced psychodramatist with time available for questions about the method and its applications.

1 Mar 2019
7pm - 9.30pm
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway, Greenwich

Adelaide

Adelaide
Nov
9

Attitudes, Values and Concerns - Sociodrama - Navigating Multiple Relationships.
Boundaries, professional ethics, sex, money, conflicts of interest, dual relationships. In traditional societies these complicated matters are closely codified and norms taught and enforced. We live in a society where the traditional protocols between individuals no longer apply and are not passed on, even where there is token acceptance. This often bewildering and painful maze demands sophisticated abilities to negotiate.
Participating in this workshop will alert participants to potential conflicts of interest in their own world and in that of those around them. Action investigation and role-reversal, and perhaps some healing, will feature as we seek to develop more adequacy in navigating these cross currents.

9 Nov 2018
November 9-11 Friday 7pm-9pm; Saturday, Sunday 9.30am – 5.30pm.
17 Pennington Terrace, Pennington

Brisbane

Brisbane
Feb
16

Our Essentials programs are designed as an introduction to understanding people through the psychodramatic method and as a starting point to your investigation to see if learning psychodrama would add to your professional and personal life. As an introduction to psychodrama, our Essentials programs have elements of theory, group experiences and an opportunity for you to apply what you have learnt. By immersing yourself in the method for two days, you will begin to appreciate the power of psychodrama and group work, and see ways for it to positively impact on your life and your work.

16 Feb 2019
17th February 2019
45 Clarence St, Coorparoo, Brisbane
Nov
11

These writing days are for psychodrama trainees who are wanting a cooperative environment to progress their writing. Each one will include a short training input session and time to do some writing.

11 Nov 2018
45 Clarence St, Brisbane

Melbourne

Melbourne
Oct
26

Led by Richard Hall

The purpose is to further the development of identity as group leaders, counsellors and individual practitioners, and to develop expertise in leadership and clinical application in groups and one to one settings.

26 Oct 2018
Fridays 10am -12 noon
9 Carlton Street, Melbourne

Perth

Perth
There are currently no events to display in Perth. Check out the campus page to sign up for upcoming events in the region.

Sydney

Sydney
Nov
2

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it and these evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. Each session will be directed by an experienced psychodramatist with time available for questions about the method and its applications.

2 Nov 2018
7pm - 9.30pm
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway, Greenwich, Sydney
Nov
3

Curious about psychodrama and what makes it work? Thinking about whether it is for you? 

This program is the perfect place to start.

3 Nov 2018
9.30am - 4.30pm
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway,, Greenwich, Sydney
Nov
22

In this workshop we will consider the structure of a psychodramatic session and the timely application of psychodramatic techniques.
November is often a time of integration of the year’s training and professional development and a time to be conscious of the learnings of the year  so they can be carried forward into our practice as group workers and individual consultants and clinicians. It is an opportunity for all participates to direct, be an auxiliary and also a protagonist within the weekend.

22 Nov 2018
November 23-25 Friday 7pm-9pm; Saturday, Sunday 9.30am – 5.30pm.
, Canberra
Feb
1

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it and these evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. Each session will be directed by an experienced psychodramatist with time available for questions about the method and its applications.

1 Feb 2019
7pm - 9.30pm
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway (cnr Greenwich Rd),, Greenwich, Sydney
Feb
16

This workshop is an opportunity to focus on areas of your own development that will assist you to be more engaged and effective in your professional and personal life. Using classical psychodrama we will work with the interests and concerns of group members.  The intention is to bring your actions and relationships more in line with who you are and what is important to you, so that you live life with greater vitality.

Participating in this workshop meets the experiential hours requirement for entering a training group in 2019.

16 Feb 2019
2 days
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway (cnr Greenwich Rd), Greenwich, Sydney
Mar
1

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it and these evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. Each session will be directed by an experienced psychodramatist with time available for questions about the method and its applications.

1 Mar 2019
7pm - 9.30pm
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway, Greenwich
Mar
2
This year long training program covers the core knowledge, skills and personal development that underpin psychodrama practice . It equips participants to integrate psychodramatic processes into their professional practice, bringing greater vitality, depth and immediacy to their work.  You will have the opportunity to experience psychodrama, broaden your production capabilities, develop greater flexibility in group work and deepen therapeutic or systems interventions.  The purpose is to apply your learning in your work and life, to be more effective in your work and have more satisfying interactions.

 

2 Mar 2019
First workshop is 2 and 3 March, 9.30 - 4.30 both days
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway, Greenwich
Apr
5

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it and these evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. Each session will be directed by an experienced psychodramatist with time available for questions about the method and its applications.

5 Apr 2019
7pm - 9.30pm
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway,, Greenwich, Sydney
May
3

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it and these evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. Each session will be directed by an experienced psychodramatist with time available for questions about the method and its applications.

3 May 2019
7pm - 9.30pm
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway, Greenwich, Sydney
May
31

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it and these evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. Each session will be directed by an experienced psychodramatist with time available for questions about the method and its applications.

31 May 2019
7pm - 9.30pm
Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway, Greenwich, Sydney

Psychodrama Australia

Australia wide training in Pyschodrama, Sociodrama, Sociometry, Role Training and Group Work

During the year new programs will be added and you can either find them here or go straight to the Psychodrama campus page.

All these programs are run by highly qualified and experienced trainers and group leaders who have been involved in this work for many years. The programs are highly engaging and are run using vibrant experiential learning processes.

Benefits of training Benefits Of Training

  • Become skilled at facilitation and working with group dynamics
  • Develop a presence and authority in groups
  • Learn to work effectively in the moment
  • Integrate the profound body of Morenian theory about interpersonal relations and human development that you can apply in your chosen field.

 

Accredition of Institutes

The AANZPA Board of Examiners, which has been appointed according to the Objects of AANZPA, Inc., accredits psychodrama conducted by training Institutes in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand. Each Institute satisfies the standards set out in the AANZPA Training and Standards Manual and is subject to regular reviews.

The AANZPA Board of Examiners also establishes and maintains requirements for certification as a Trainer, Educator and Practitioner (TEP) and issues a current practice certificate annually to each certificated Practitioner or Trainer (TEP) in good standing.

AANZPA, Inc., is a constituent member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia, Inc., (PACFA).