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Psychodrama Australia Adelaide Campus
Psychodrama Australia Adelaide Campus

Psychodrama Australia Adelaide Campus will be offering a training program in 2019 by staff of the campus - Tony Densley; Margie Abbott; Rob Brodie and Annie Fisher. 

Date Claimer 2019

February 15th and 16th 

March 1st 2nd and 3rd

April 26th and 27th

June 14th and 15th

August 9th and 10th

September 6th and 7th

November 8th 9th 10th



Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Trainees ability to make assessments will be enhanced during this workshop. There will be opportunities to investigate how the psychodramatic method can assist people who are anxious and depressed to warmup creatively and spontaneously to life. Trainees will familiarise themselves with what leads to anxiety and depression? Waking up to spontaneity and creativity can help to unblock repressed emotions and create healing.

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders,  DSM-V, will be introduced as one resource among many  during the weekend and a YouTube The Five Main Anxiety Disorderswill be used as a warm up to introducing the topic.


26 Apr 2019
26th April 6pm-9pm 27th April 9.30am-3.30pm
17 Pennington Tce, Pennington

This training workshop will invite the trainee to consider the work of Virginia Satir, family therapist to explore the meaning of and the application and integration of systems theory in sociometry, organizations, role theory, family therapy and group work. The systems focus assists enormously the warm-up of the person you are with. It means that when theres a system focus that individual starts to develop a fluid warm-upthey can relate to the different elements of the system and they are affected immediately by the different elements of the system.The Living Spirit of the Psychodramatic Method (2004 Clayton and Carter p.147)




14 Jun 2019
June 14th 6pm-9pm 27th June 15th 9.30am-3.30pm
17 Pennington Tce, Pennington

Helen Kearins is a sociodramatist from Canberra ACT and her thesis addresses the questions: How can sociodrama be used to enable people to recognise and own their own racism and move beyond it and so advance the process of reconciliation between white Australians and the First Peoples? And: What can we learn about the sociodramatic method by its application in this area?


9 Aug 2019
9th August 6pm-9pm 10th August 9.30am-3.30pm
17 Pennington Tce, Pennington

The focus will be on exploration of the years training and the challenges faced in their own work situations.

The group will explore integration of knowledge and techniques gained from previous workshops.


6 Sep 2019
6th September 6pm-9pm 7th September 9.30am-3.30pm
17 Pennington Tce, Pennington

Often  when we see  a person bullying or otherwise  abusing another,  our first reaction is incredulity, shock and immobility.
In this workshop we will  use the psychodramatic method to investigate the nature of bullying and our reactions to it , with a view to becoming effective at constructively intervening where possible. Later in the workshop we will investigate in action possibilities for  cultural change in our institutions and general community.

8 Nov 2019
17 Pennington Tce, Pennington

Current and Past Events

Current and Past Events

September psychodrama training in Adelaide continues into Spring!

2 Sep 2016
6pm-9pm 2nd Sept and 9.30am-3,30pm 3rd Sept.
17 Pennington Tce, Pennington

Role theory is an important part of psychodrama training and role development can assist us to learn how to make adequate therapeutic interventions in our work. Come along this weekend and participate in a group learning through action and theory.

5 Aug 2016
5th August 6pm-9pm 6th August 9.30am-3.30pm
Pennington Tce, Pennington

The training group in Adelaide consists of people with a variety of levels of experience. Develop your ability to be present to your own experience within a group and to use in service of developing companionship with others.

1 Jul 2016
1st July 6pm-9pm 2nd July 9.30am-3.30am
Pennington Tce, Adelaide

An opportunity to join with a group of committed people wishing to enhance their spontaneity in the workplace at home and in the community. This training weekend will concentrate on sociodrama.

"Sociodrama will help you as a participant to:

  • -Broaden and deepen your experience and learning
  • -Clarify your own values
  • -Enlarge your role reportoire
  • -Develop flexible functioining
  • Bring about greater understanding of the structure of groups and subcultures
  • -and much more! (Clayton, 1989)
3 Jun 2016
3rd 6pm until 9 pm and the 4th 9.30am until 3.30 pm
17 Pennington Tce, Pennington

Psychodrama Training weekend with special emphasis on sociometry.

13 May 2016
13th May 6pm-9pm and 14th May 9.30am-3.30pm
17 Pennington, Pennington

A wonderful opportunity to meet others committed to the method and developing your capacity.


8 Apr 2016
Friday 6-9pm and Saturday 9.30-3.30pm
17 Pennington Terrace, Pennington

Our second training workshop is coming up in March.

4 Mar 2016
Saturday 5th March 9.30-3.30 pm
17 Pennington Terrace, Pennington

Psychodrama Training in Adelaide accepts beginners; intermediate and advanced trainees committed to learning and applying the method.

The training provides grounding in the theory and practice of psychodrama and offers opportunity for practice; writing and reflection.

12 Feb 2016
6pm-9pm and 9.30am-3.30pm
17 Pennington Terrace, Pennington

This workshop concludes the training opportunities from the Adelaide Campus for 2015.

13 Nov 2015
13th Nov 6-9; 14th Nov 9.30-3.30.
17 Pennington Tce, Pennington

Three day training workshop October 9-11 2015 with Annette Fisher and Rob Brodie

9 Oct 2015
9.30-5.00 October 9, 10 & 11