Sydney - Canberra

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Psychodrama Australia Sydney Campus
Psychodrama Australia Sydney - Canberra Campus

 

Full Year Psychodrama Training Group, Sydney, starting 6 & 7 March 2021 ... click here

Spring Psychodrama Workshop, Sydney, 4 days, non-residential, 16-19 Sept 2021 (replaces Stanwell Tops) ... click here

Sydney Campus is now registered as a COVID Safe business. Summary of management plan available ... click here


SPONTANEITY

'propels an individual to a new response to an old situation or an adequate response to a new situation'.      (J.L. Moreno, founder of Psychodrama)

 

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Mar
12

Psychodrama Training Weekend - Sociometry   

This weekend training will focus on the measurement and development ofrelationships and patterns of relationships as individuals choose to connect withy others on various criteria.


The psychodrama method assists participants to increase their spontaneity and creativity through active participation. This participation includes group work, enactment and theoretical mini lectures. The program will assist in developing leadership and will lead to increasing abilities in relating to others.

12 Mar 2021
March 12th - 14th: Friday 7- 9pm, Saturday 9.30am - 5pm, Sunday 9.30am - 5pm
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Apr
9

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.

9 Apr 2021
6.30pm - 9.00pm
, Level 1, 156 Pacific Highway, Greenwich
Apr
22

Psychodramatic role theory provides a framework for understanding human functioning in a holistic and non-judgemental way. The individual is seen in the context of their life and relationships, taking into consideration developmental experiences that impact on their current orientation to the world. Attention is given to cognitive, feeling and action elements of human functioning, to the person’s capacity to warm-up in a way that promotes vitality, and to their ability to relate to the emerging moment.

This program focuses on the application of role theory as a holistic approach to assessment and as a guide to clinical decision-making.  

 
22 Apr 2021
6pm - 9pm every second Thursday 22 Apr; 6 & 20 May; 3 & 17 Jun
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Jun
11

Spontaneity Training Weekend Workshop 11-13 June

This workshop will  focus on developing participants’ spontaneity through play.
Life presents each of us with many challenges. The capacity to respond in the moment with a new response to an old situation or an adequate response in a new situation requires spontaneity. There are many forms of spontaneity which group leaders and members of a group require to be effective.
 

11 Jun 2021
June 11-13th Friday 7-9pm, Saturday 9.30am – 5pm, Sunday 9.30am -5pm
, Canberra
Aug
20

Psychodrama Training Weeekend Workshop.  Canberra

In this training workshop, the content will be based on participants’ interests, concerns and purposes. The focus will be on experiential sessions applied to daily life including work, play and relationships, with a view to increasing the capacity to rise creatively to life’s challenges. The experiential, systemic, action process known as the psychodrama method is also learnt in the process. Trainees will have the oppportunity to direct under supervision.

 

20 Aug 2021
20-22 August Friday 7-9pm, Saturday 9.30am – 5pm, Sunday 9.30am -5pm
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Sep
16

Shine Like The Sun: 

Recognising Role Conflict, Embracing Role Integration and Valuing Role Development
It requires, for most of us, courage and trust in our spontaneity to lead a group or direct a psychodrama. As Max Clayton (1992:1) notes, in these moments we are negotiating two powerful forces that exist in an uneasy and dynamic relationship: 
‘an inner urge to grow, to live fully in the moment, to experience purpose and meaning, to create ideals and live by them, and a contradictory desire for safety, the avoidance of the unknown and of appearing odd or different, the fear of letting go outdated roles and developing progressive roles’.

The aim of this workshop is that you, as trainee directors and group leaders, will increasingly live in the progressive roles that you have developed to date, that you will recognise role conflict, embrace role integration and value role development, that you will, in Pink Floyd’s words, ‘shine like the sun’ (Shine On You Crazy Diamond, 1975).

Remember when you were young, you shone like the sun.                                             

And you will know that, in psychodrama, as in life, being young is a matter of spontaneity flow...

16 Sep 2021
Please be there by 9.15am for 9.30am start Thurs 16 September. Finishes 4.30pm Sun 19 September.
, Sydney
Nov
19

Psychodrama Training Weekend Workshop.  Canberra

In this training workshop, the content will be based on participants’ interests, concerns and purposes. The focus will be on experiential sessions applied to daily life including work, play and relationships, with a view to increasing the capacity to rise creatively to life’s challenges. The experiential, systemic, action process known as the psychodrama method is also learnt in the process. Trainees wil have the opportunity to direct under supervision.


 

19 Nov 2021
19-21 November Friday 7-9pm, Saturday 9.30am – 5pm, Sunday 9.30am -5pm
, Canberra

Current and Past Events

Current and Past Events
Nov
21

This is the fifth and final workshop in the program: Psychodrama -  Personal and Professional Development, held in Canberra.

The Psychodramatic method assists participants to increase their spontaneity and creativity through active participation. This participation includes group work, enactment and theoretical mini lectures. The program will assist in developing leadership and will lead to increasing abilities in relating to others. The training assists is developing confidence in group presentations and in the development of interpersonal and group skills.

21 Nov 2015
9.30am - 5.30pm
, Canberra
Nov
14

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

This program is the perfect place to start.

14 Nov 2015
9.30am - 4.30pm
1/20 Clarke St, Crows Nest
Nov
6

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it. These evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. They are run by experienced and qualified professionals trained in the psychodramatic method, and group work, with time available for questions about the method and its applications.

6 Nov 2015
7pm - 9.30pm
1/20 Clarke St, Crows Nest
Oct
2

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it. These evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. They are run by experienced and qualified professionals trained in the psychodramatic method, and group work, with time available for questions about the method and its applications

2 Oct 2015
7pm - 9.30pm
1/20 Clarke St, Crows Nest
Sep
26

This is the fouth workshop in the program: Psychodrama -  Personal and Professional Development, held in Canberra.

The Psychodramatic method assists participants to increase their spontaneity and creativity through active participation. This participation includes group work, enactment and theoretical mini lectures. The program will assist in developing leadership and will lead to increasing abilities in relating to others. The training assists is developing confidence in group presentations and in the development of interpersonal and group skills. 

26 Sep 2015
9.30am - 5.30pm
, Canberra
Sep
4

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it. These evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. They are run by experienced and qualified professionals trained in the psychodramatic method, and group work, with time available for questions about the method and its applications

4 Sep 2015
7pm - 9.30pm
1/20 Clarke St, Crows Nest
Aug
7

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it. These evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. They are run by experienced and qualified professionals trained in the psychodramatic method, and group work, with time available for questions about the method and its applications

7 Aug 2015
7pm - 9.30pm
1/20 Clarke St, Crows Nest
Jul
11

Leadership:  This can be in formal and informal settings. We are all confronted with life situations when we are called for to show leadership. The question is when to speak up and when to be silent. When to act and when not to act.

The Psychodrama method assists us to look as situations and to practise different responses that take the situation forward and into healthy responses. The method allow a person to free themselves from old dysfunctional habits to bring to the foreground abilities , spontaneity and an expression that enhances one's formal leadership roles.

We will experiment through the use of actions methods to explore different situations that allows one's true ability to come forward. It will allow a person to learn to stand alone in confidence that their leadership takes the group or organisation forward towards their stated goals.

11 Jul 2015
9.30am - 5.30pm
44 Gruner St, Canberra
Jul
3

The best way to understand the power of psychodrama is to experience it. These evenings are designed to give participants an opportunity to experience psychodrama in a safe and gentle environment. They are run by experienced and qualified professionals trained in the psychodramatic method, and group work, with time available for questions about the method and its applications

3 Jul 2015
7pm - 9.30pm
1/20 Clarke St, Crows Nest
May
16

This program is the second in the series Psychodrama -  Personal and Professional Development.

The enneagram is a model of human personality and will assist to develop a broader understanding of ourselves and others.

The Psychodramatic method assists participants to increase their spontaneity and creativity through active participation. This participation includes group work, enactment and theoretical mini lectures. The program will assist in developing leadership and will lead to increasing abilities in relating to others. The training assists is developing confidence in group presentations and in the development of interpersonal and group skills.  

16 May 2015
9.30am - 5.30pm
, Canberra