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Teszáry Judith

Beautiful JudithDirector of Psychodrama – trained by Zerka Moreno at the Moreno Institute, Beacon, New York; Accredited Trainer and Supervisor at the Hungarian Psychodrama Association (TES)
Psychotherapist – step I. Stockholm University

Address, Norrbackagatan 43. 113 41 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel: +46 8 31 52 86, +46 739 429948

Language: native Hungarian, second – Swedish, read & understood – English.

Have been working 17 years part time at Stockholm City Social administration as psychologist, providing training, supervision to social workers, foster families; doing assessment of foster families and adoptive couples.
Private practice: providing supervision; assessment of presumptive foster families and couples; psychodrama therapy groups; family and couple therapy; conflict transformation and mediation.

Studies – psychology, sociology, pedagogy – Stockholm University
Family therapy training

Psychodrama studies – Moreno Institute, Beacon New York 1977-1983, Zerka Moreno, (certified 1983)
Special seminars with Marcia Karp, Ella Mae Sharon (Psychopathology), Anne Schützenberger (Genosociogram), Clare Danielsson (mediation and community building) and more.

Psychodrama Training Given: to Psychodrama Academy, Stockholm as main trainer,

Hungarian Psychodrama Association as main trainer & supervisor since 1987.

Norwegian Psychodrama School, as supervisor & examiner,
Uppsala Psychodrama Institute, special seminars, examiner;
Providing special seminars and training: Sweden, Turkey, Hungary, Greece, Poland, Netherlands, Estonia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Russia and Norway.
Workshops and lectures at national and international congresses
Very soon after the start of my psychodrama training 1977 with Zerka I started to use the method in my family therapy work, in conflict management at hospitals, organizational management and wherever I worked. The 70-es and even the 80-es were an era of free experimenting of creative methods, in the spirit of anti-psychiatry. Today I use psychodrama and sociodrama as supervision method for different staff, as educational tool for social workers and family therapists. Further more as assessment method (Genosociogram among others) of assumptive foster families and adoptive couples.

My special area is psychodrama work with psychosomatic disease.

Research – 5 years treatment and research program with long lasting psychosomatic disease at the National Institute for Psychosocial Factors and Health, Stockholm.
My asset is my curiosity and creativity, my enjoyment is the involvement with people, and my hope is to build pleasant structures for myself and for others. Democratic values and equality are my leading stars in human relations.

Membership – Founding member of the Swedish Psychodrama Association, (chair a couple of years);
Founding member of Sweden’s Association of Psychodramatists (chair);
Editor of the Swedish Psychodrama Journal, 26 years.
Member of IAGP (SPC)
Founding member of FEPTO.
FEPTO President and co-chair of the European Affairs Committee 2002 – 2008.


Teszáry, J., Theorell, T. (ed) När orden inte räcker, When words are not enough Natur och Kultur, 1998, Sweden
Teszáry, J., Berglind, H. (ed) Skapande ögonblick, Creative Moments 1998, Cura, Sweden

Töres Theorell, Kristoffer Konarski, Ann-Margret Burell, Robert Engström, Ann-Mari Lagercrantz, Judith Teszary, Bartolomé de la Torre, Hugo Westerlund, and Karin Thulin:

“Notes on Expression of Emotion and Chronic Illness”.
Theorell, T., Konarski, K., Westerlund, H., Burell, A-M., Engstrom, R., Lagercrantz, A-M., Teszary, J., & Thulin, K. (1998). Treatment of patients with chronic somatic symptoms by means of art psychotherapy: A process description. Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics, 67(1), 50-56. KARGER

Teszáry, J., Wiener, R., Adderley, D., Kirk, K., (ed) Sociodrama in a Changing world, ed., 2011, Lulu
Teszáry, J., Supervision in Psychodrama, Experiential Learning in Psychotherapy and Training, ed. Hannes Krall, Jutta Fürst & Pierre Fontaine, Springer 2013

Author of several articles on psychosomatic and on other topics, in the Swedish Psychodrama Journal.

FEPTO Conference

17th FEPTO Conference:
From External Violence to Internal Shadow: When Psychodrama Helps To
Confront Reality

5th to 7th of May, 2023
Liege, Belgium

» Invitation

» Provisionally program

» Call for workshop facilitators

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Annual Meeting

29th FEPTO AM:
Spontaneity and Creativity in the Transforming World
30 years of FEPTO and beyond

7th to 11th of May, 2023
Liege, Belgium

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