Annual meetings

Invitation for the Annual Meeting

26th FEPTO Annual Meeting
Pravetz, Bulgaria, 13th – 17th of May 2018
Topic to be decided

Information will be uploaded as soon as available.


From the previous Annual meeting:

25th FEPTO Annual Meeting
Sigtuna, Sweden, 18th – 22nd of June 2017
Vision of Psychodrama in the current world:
The perspective of inclusion and mutuality

FEPTO is going to celebrate its 25th anniversary in Sweden, when it all began for 25 years ago with 29 participants from 17 countries. Our federation had many names before its constitution was voted on in Louvain, Belgium 1996. You can read more about FEPTO history

sigtuna-3The place we choose is Sigtuna, which is the oldest town is Sweden founded 970 AD. The meeting will take place when it is Midsummer, one of the most important holidays. See this video to warm up a bit to the longest day of the year.

FEPTO Annual meeting will be held between the 18th to 22nd of June 2017. It begins at Sunday late afternoon and finishes on Thursday 22nd June at lunch time. The topic is to be decided after the council meeting in November. Sigtuna is near to Stockholm / Arlanda airport, easy to reach by public transportation or by taxi. Further information will uploaded as soon as available. Please visit us for news after 1st of December.

The local organizing committee (LOC):
Judith Teszáry (coordinator) Mariolina Werner (secretary) Eva Fahlström-Borg, Monica Westberg, Kerstin Jurdell, Gunnel Carlsson.

Judith Teszáry



Judith Teszáry, coordinator

Judith TeszaryDirector of Psychodrama, certified by Moreno Institute, Beacon New York. A senior international trainer, supervisor and lecturer. Founding member of FEPTO and served as President for 6 years. Presently she is the chair of the Ethics Committee in FEPTO.

Judith has worked with Child Care as psychologist at Stockholm City Social department. She has worked within a research and treatment project with psychosomatic patients in 5 years at the Karolinska Institute/Stress Research Division, Stockholm. She is on the editorial team for Psychodrama journal, a special edition for the 25th anniversary of FEPTO.

Working as international coordinator of an Erasmus+ project: P.E.R.F.O.R.M.E.R.S together with 4 countries. The aim of the project is to develop Sociodrama as a method in youth work. She is also doing Sociodrama in a project with Roma women living in deep poverty in Hungary.

She is the chair of the Swedish Association of Psychodramatists, which is the organizing association of 2017 AM and Conference.

Mariolina Werner Guarino
, Secretary

Mariolina Werner GuarinoI was born in Milan, Italy, but I have lived in Stockholm since 1978. I’m a teacher and a Psychodramatist and I work in an Upper Secondary School where I teach psychology and French. Since 1999 I have run psychodrama/sociodrama courses for the students. These courses are now integrated in the study plan and compulsory for the all the students of the socio-psychologist program of our school. Mariolina has her diploma as psychodramatist from Psychodrama Academy, Sweden.


Kerstin Jurdell

Kerstin JurdellMA, TEP, Founder and director at the Swedish Psychodrama School, a member of FEPTO.
She is a trainer in psychodrama since more than 35 years and has also trained internationally in Germany, Finland, Norway and Portugal. She works as university teacher at the University of Gävle specialized in ethics and leadership and social work. She is also working in private practice with psychotherapy and supervision.
She is writing a thesis about sociopsychodrama as a student at the Centre for practical Studies at Södertörn University.

Monica Westberg

Monika WestbergBA in pedagogic, child study and gender study.
Certificate of directorship, Moreno Institute, Beacon, New York USA.
Certificate in Hypnosis, Deborah Ross, USA. Has 10 years experience of working with refugee children in different social programs. Founder and chair of a psychodrama training school, the Swedish Psychodrama Foundation 1987. Started the Norwegian Psychodrama School 1986 together with Eva Roine.

Founding member of FEPTO. A member of FEPTO Research Committee.
Working in private practice since 1980.


Eva Fahlström Borg

Eva Fahlstroem BorgIs a social activist and a senior registered Psychotherapist and one of many pioneers of Psychodrama in Sweden. Eva works internationally as a lecturer, workshop leader and trainer of Psychodrama, Sociodrama, Bibliodrama and Play-Back Theatre.
She is a university trained supervisor and teacher of psychotherapy specialist in Systemic Family Therapy. Eva is a founding member of FEPTO, served on the Board of FEPTO and is the creator of FEPTO theatre. She is also an international trainer of Restorative Justice and is a senior consultant to IIRP, International Institute for Restorative Practices.
In 2011 Eva was awarded “Life Time Achievement” by FEPTO.

Eva is presently the Chair of Trauma and Disaster Intervention Team, IAGP (International Association for Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes).


LOC secretary: Mariolina Werner Guarino
Tel: +46 76-206 67 71



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26th FEPTO AM: 
Topic to be decided

13th to 17th of May, 2018
Pravetz, Bulgaria

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