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Edited by Anna Chesner and Lia Zografou
Creative methods can bring depth and new perspectives to the supervision process. This book proposes that a firm understanding of supervision theory is the vital foundation to utilising the power of creativity in reflection and learning, and demonstrates that these creative approaches are applicable across disciplines, providing useful reflective tools across and beyond the arts therapies. It provides a theoretical approach to supervision, with a presentation and discussion of the philosophy, theory and place of creative technique. Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Supervision plays an essential role in the process of learning and professional development in psychotherapy and training. High quality in supervision is a crucial part of the training to support and to guide trainees and to be a reliable point of reference in terms of practice and theory, technical and methodological standards, ethical issues, research and evaluation. Therefore, the main purpose of this book is to share ways of doing supervision in psychodrama among supervisors and trainers in different countries and to stimulate further discussion and development.
Published by the North-West Psychodrama Association and the Zerka T. Moreno Foundation, this booklet is a re-print, originally published in 1947 by Beacon House, in Psychodrama Monograph no 21. It is a brief presentation of Moreno’s thoughts on sociatry, within the context of his views on man’s self, man’s relationship to the Godhead and his potential for spontaneous creation, as opposed to the ‘robot’. The NWPA has published this booklet in collaboration with Ed Schreiber and the Zerka T. Moreno Foundation for Training, Research and Education, with all profits form this book being donated to the Foundation. Lulu Printings
Contains a synopsis of Moreno’s major contributions to theories and practice of sociometry and spontaneity, illustrated with diagrams ranging from the Canon of Creativity to social atoms, leadership structures, and complex social systems. The book provides a depth and range of description and discussion that truly grounds the reader.A list of general hypotheses and a glossary complete the text. J.L. Moreno’s contributions have never been timelier than they are now. His work looked forward to a time when the study of human societies would move across boundaries of culture and politics into a truly international field.
J. L. Moreno
His writing, like the method he pioneered, is rich and complex. Students, practitioners and participants have encountered Moreno’s work in action; however, fewer people may have had the opportunity to read and think about the ‘words of the father’ due to the limited availability of key texts. A desire to ensure Moreno’s work is available inspired members of the North West Psychodrama Association to work together to re-publish the books in this series. By doing so J. L. Moreno’s words will continue to reverberate across time and space: inspiring new generations of practitioners to be as creative and spontaneous as is possible whilst managing the complexity of modern day practice. Lulu Printings
Clark Baim, Jorge Burmeister and Manuela Maciel (Eds.)
Psychodrama is one of the pioneering approaches of psychotherapy and is practised by thousands of practitioners and in most countries of the world. The editors of this volume bring together contributions from Europe, South America, Australia, Israel and the USA to explain and explore recent innovations. They look at how psychodrama has contributed to the development of psychotherapy, introducing concepts that have had a profound influence on other therapies. These include concepts such as role theory, the encounter, the co-unconscious, the social atom, sociometry, action research, group psychotherapy, the cycle of spontaneity and creativity, role play. Published by Routledge.
Peter Felix Kellermann, M.K. Hudgins (Eds.)
In a world where natural, social, and political disasters are a reality, the therapist is called upon to find rapid and effective methods of treating the survivors of trauma, including sexual abuse, torture, war-related trauma, addiction, depression, and bereavement. The contributors to this book provide evidence of how psychodrama can safely be used to create paths of change for even the most severe traumatization and they also discuss the possible transmission of trauma patterns across generations. Published by Jessica Kingsley.
Zerka T Moreno
Documents the origins and development of the theory and practice of psychodrama, sociometry and group psychotherapy through the work and innovation of its co-creator, Zerka Toeman Moreno. This comprehensive handbook brings together history, philosophy, methodology and application. Toni Horvatin and Edward Schreiber have selected articles that span a career of some sixty years, from Zerka’s very first publication to recent, previously unpublished work. Published by Routledge.
Marcia Karp, Paul Holmes, Kate Bradshaw Tauvon and Ken Sprague (Eds.)
Provides an introduction to the theory and practice of psychodrama for professional and trainee psychodramatists. Following an introduction to the history and philosophy of psychodrama, the theory is then brought to life by detailed first-hand accounts of psychodrama sessions. The structure of the book innovatively reflects that of the classic psychodrama session – Warm Up, Action, Sharing and the subsequent Processing. Published by Routledge.
Jacob Levy Moreno
This handy volume collects the best and most important writings of J.L. Moreno in one concise and accessible place. This collection explores Moreno’s thought in developing psychodrama and sociometry, with his strong emphasis on spontaneity and creativity. The book discusses both basic and advanced concepts and techniques of psychodramatic treatment. The reader will find extensive examples from Moreno’s own cases containing verbatim transcripts that illustrate the give and-take between Moreno, his patients, and the audience observers. Jonathan Fox introduces the book with a brief overview of Moreno’s life and ideas. Published by Springer