Show and Tell Psychodrama demonstrates to professionals how they can enhance and enliven their practices of psychotherapy, health care, law, education, business, spiritual growth, community activism, coaching and more. Psychodrama is the powerful interactive method of invigorating your creative potential to meet life challenges and opportunities. It has its roots in the 20th century and has rapidly spread around the world, continuing to blossom with innovation and inspiration. Whether you are a curious professional seeking new skills or a student just beginning to fall in love with this amazing method, these 60 bite-size articles give you an easy introduction to fresh ways to support healing, learning and change. Show and Tell Psychodrama will help you learn how to: - Spark creativity and spontaneity within you and the people you work with - Lead safe and effective role plays - from classroom to corporation - Create authentic relationships in groups in every setting - Take your role as a leader and understand and manage the roles that others play. Just a few of the specific topics are: - Magic Shop - Canon of Creativity - Diamond of Opposites - The empty chair and other useful props - History of psychodrama - Rules for role play - Group guidelines - Thoughts on ethics - Sociometry options - Ideas for addictions counselors - Anger and experiential work - Neurobiology of experiential work - Psychodrama and Jung - How to find a trainer Extra bonus: Special section for the psychodrama certification candidate to navigate studying for the national exam with the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy. Reviews "This book is invaluable for trainers, offering clearly worded and concise definitions and descriptions of most aspects of the method, organized in an easy-to-use format." - Rebecca Walters, TEP, co-director of the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute "A gift to the new student and the established trainer in psychodrama. The writing is clear and concise. and the breadth of content offered is remarkable." - Mario Cossa, MA, RDT/MT, TEP, co-founder of the Bay Area Moreno Institute, San Francisco, California "An excellent introduction to the field of psychodrama and its many current applications - a great warm up for therapists wishing to expand their use of experiential methods." - Tian Dayton, Ph.D, TEP, author of The Drama Within: Psychodrama and Experiential Therapy "For a quick introduction to a complex method, this offers an easy read. Turn on to the idea of integrating creative collaboration, enactment and improvisation." - Adam Blatner, M.D., TEP, author of "Foundations of Psychodrama: History, Theory and Practice" and "Acting In." "An exceptional tool for learning what's needed for the psychodrama certification exam. It should be part of everyone's tool kit - trainers and their students alike." - Kate Hudgins, Ph.D., TEP, author of "Experiential Therapy with PTSD: The Therapeutic Spiral Model" "Many people, once introduced to psychodrama or other methods of Moreno, will appreciate this easy-to-read compendium of methods, source materials and concise explanations. References within the text direct the reader to explore further right at the moment they begin to think about it." - Ann E. Hale, TEP, International Sociometry Training Network "This is a very good book. Karen has the gift of translating complex and complicated philosophical concepts and constructs into brief and clear articles. She also has the knack for describing simple and practical experiential interventions for use in individual and group treatment." - Dale Richard Buchanan, TEP, former clinical director of psychodrama at St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, D.C.
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Chantal Nève-Hanquet and Agathe Crespel provide an accessible and ground-breaking guide to genuinely effective group work, sharing excellent hands-on assistance for coaches and facilitators. Offering a unique selection of guidelines and illustrations for group work, the authors demonstrate the benefits of using creative action methods in practice, helping leaders discover new ways to achieve dynamic group sessions and endowing their work with new vigour, as well as pleasure. Facilitating Collective Intelligence brings together a wealth of knowledge and techniques from psychodrama, Jungian and systemic analysis to inform group facilitation. Throughout the book's four parts, key inner attitudes, questions and action techniques are explored to help facilitators nourish open and flexible forms of communication within groups, stimulate collective intelligence and foster creative approaches to collective problem-solving. With the help of numerous sensitively related case studies, the book guides the reader through the process of achieving more dynamism in group work, fostering creativity, encouraging agility and developing co-construction within groups. It contains more than thirty practical reference sheets which provide an instant aid for implementing the methods and models in the book. Nève-Hanquet and Crespel’s approach advocates the use of actions methods, specifically the ARC model, to encourage 'out of the box' thinking and develop new paths and strategies in working with teams and organizations. Facilitating Collective Intelligence is an invaluable and essential tool in cultivating effective group dynamics for all coaches, coach supervisors and consultants, both experienced and in training. Due to its clear and practical structure, it will also be useful for counsellors, coaching psychologists and other professionals who work with groups, as well as students and academics of coaching and coaching psychology.
Healing Eating Disorders with Psychodrama and Other Action Methods
Psychodrama and other action methods are especially helpful in the treatment of the classic eating disorders as well as dieting struggles, body dissatisfaction and associated issues of fear, sadness, silence and shame. This book provides clinicians with sound theoretical information, practical treatment guidelines and a wealth of clinically-tested action structures and interventions. The authors describe how they have introduced action methods to work with a diverse range of clients, and suggest ways in which psychodrama practitioners, experiential therapists and others may integrate these methods into their practice. Offering fresh ideas for tailoring psychodramatic standards such as The Living Newspaper, Magic Shop and the Social Atom to eating disorder issues, they provide extensive examples of psychodrama interventions - classic and specially adapted for eating disorders - for both the experienced practitioner and those new to experiential therapies. They also explain how psychodrama can be used in combination with other expressive, holistic and complementary approaches, including family constellations, music, art, imagery, ritual, Five Element Acupuncture, yoga, Reiki and other energy work. This pioneering book is essential reading for practitioners and students of psychodrama, drama therapy, experiential psychotherapy, cognitive and expressive arts therapies and mental health professionals, as well as professionals interested in complementary health modalities.
The authors explore how psychodrama can be used as an art to help human beings express emotion and thought and find their own spontaneity and creativity in the process. A variety of groups are featured in the book and include adolescents, autistic children, offenders, anorexics and alcoholics.
In this inspirational book for graduate students and new counselors, Gerald Corey writes about personal and professional experiences throughout his 50-year career as a counselor, teacher, counselor educator, psychologist, supervisor, and writer. He shares recommendations and lessons he has learnedùand is still learningùas a way to mentor other professionals and to promote self-election about creating ones own professional path. In addition, 18 graduate students and new professionals share stories from their journeys, describe challenges they have laced, discuss what was helpful to them in pursuing their career path, and provide recommendations For getting the most from educational experiences. Topics covered include Dr. Corey's reflections on and turning points in his journey, how he developed his approach to counseling and group work, the counselor as a person and as a professional, the benefits of being mentored and mentoring others, becoming an ethical counselor, choosing a career path, professional writing, and self-care.