Founding Members

Naor Yaacov

M.A. C.A.G.S. T.E.P.

Home address: 7 Hatzanhanim Street, Rehovot, 76211 Israel
Tel: +972-8-9458629
Fax:+972-8-9451649
E-mail: yaacovn@gmail.com

Born: August 1, 1948 (Munich,Germany) Raised in Israel since 1949, except 1973-1981 which was spent in the USA. Served 3 years in IDF (Israeli Army). Married+ 2 children. Fluent in English and Hebrew. Working knowledge of German.

Education and training:
1996-1998 Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies (C.A.G.S) The European Graduate
School (EGS), Switzerland
1981-1985 Certified Trainer, Educator and Practitioner (T.E.P) in Psychodrama, Group
Psychotherapy and Sociometry. The American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama.
1981-1982 Certified Therapist and Trainer in Intermodal Expressive Arts Therapy. The
Israeli Association of Creative and Expressive Arts Therapies.
1974-1981 Certified Director (C.P) in Psychodrama, Group Psychotherapy and Sociometry.
The American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama.
1975-1977 M.A in Expressive Arts Therapy. Specialization in Psychodrama and Therapeutic
use of Theater. Lesley College Graduate School,Cambridge, Mass,USA
1969-1973 B.A in Psychology and Theater Arts.The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Professional experience:
1977-present Training and teaching in the areas of Psychodrama,Therapeutic Theater and
Intermodal Expressive Arts Therapy in Europe, the USA, Canada and Israel.
1983-present Founder and Director of ” The Inner Theater-Psychodrama Center” which
became in 1996 “Isis Israel”- Psychodrama and Intermodal Expressive Arts Therapy
Center, Tel-Aviv.
1983-present Founder and Co-Director of “Confronting the Holocaust”,a special
psychodrama dialogue project bringing second and third generation Holocaust
survivors together with young Germans.
1988-present Faculty Member of the Advanced Expressive Arts Therapy Spring-Symposium
sponsored by the International Network of Creative Arts Training Centers.
1994-present Psychodrama and Intermodal Expressive Arts Therapy staff trainer. The
Palestinian Counseling Center (PCC) Jerusalem.
1981-1996 Assistant Professor, Director of the Psychodrama Training Program at the Arts
Institute Project in Israel, Tel Aviv.
1981-1991 Psychodrama Therapist, “Shalvata Mental Health Hospital”, Hod Hasharon,
Israel.
1981-1987 Co-Founder Expressive Arts Therapist and Psychodrama Director.”Misholim”-
The Jerusalem Expressive Arts Therapy Center for Children.
1977-1981 Director of the Psychodrama and Expressive Therapy Program. Lawrence
Unit, Danvers Mental State Hospital, Massachusets, USA.

Memberships:
IEATA: The International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (member)
ASGPP: The American Society Of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama (member)
The Israeli Association of Psychodrama (founding member)
The Israeli Association of Creative and Expressive Therapies (member)
The International Network of Creative Arts Therapy Training Centers (institute member)
FEPTO: Federation of the European Psychodrama Training Organizations (founding member), Chair of the Networking Committee since 2008
PIfE: Psychodrama Institute fur Europa (member)

Featured Event

Research Committee meeting:

5th to 8th of October 2017
Tallinn, Estonia

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» Tallinn provisionally program

» Skopje short report

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FEPTO Conference

12th FEPTO Conference:
Compass and Compassion. A conference on morenian ethics and philosophy

16th to 18th of June, 2017
Sigtuna, Sweden

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» First call

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Annual Meeting

25th FEPTO AM: 
Vision of Psychodrama in the current world: the perspective of inclusion and mutuality

18th to 22nd of June, 2017
Sigtuna, Sweden

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» Invitation

» Program

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