Integrating Action Methods in Individual
With Sylvia Israel
Incorporating experiential methods into working with individual therapy can enliven and inspire both client
and therapist. Participants will learn practical action techniques, drawn from psychodrama, including role-play, use of the action time line and methods of choice making. Attention will be given to
warm- up, action and closure of each session. Therapeutic goals will inform the use of each intervention. Participants will practice techniques, taking the role of therapist, client and
Educational Goal: Incorporate various action methods drawn from psychodrama into your work with individual
After the workshop participants will be able to:
- Apply at least 3 psychodramatic methods to your work with individuals and couples
- Assess how to work safely with individuals, drawing from trauma and brain research
- Utilize body awareness through mindfulness and theater practices
- Demonstrate moving from talking to action, from the therapist chair to the action or stage area
This training is designed for licensed marriage
and family therapists, creative arts therapists, psychotherapists, psychiatrists, social workers pastoral counselors and students; for those new to the field as well as those with
When: 4/26/2019, 9:30am-6:00pm & 4/27/2019
Where: IMAGINE! Center for Creativity
& Healing 1924 Fourth Street, San Rafael 94901
Fee: $425/$385 by 4/1/2019. Students/Interns $350/$300 by 4/1/19.
Fee fully refundable until 3 weeks prior; 50% refundable thereafter;
no refunds 2 days before training
Registration: Send a check made out to:
Sylvia Israel, 1924 Fourth St, San Rafael, CA 94901.
Or pay online using PayPay (Select sending money to a friend)
Questions: Sylvia Israel 415-454-7308
Sylvia Israel, MFT (mfc #31245), TEP, RDT/BCT, is a nationally certified Psychodrama
Trainer, Educator, Practitioner (TEP), Registered Drama Therapist/Board Certified Trainer (RDT/BCT) and Founder/Director of IMAGINE! Center for Creativity and Healing, Founder/past-Director of Bay
Area Playback Theatre and Founding member of Bay Area Moreno Institute. She is adjunct faculty at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) and has presented at Spirit Rock Meditation
Center and at professional gatherings nationally and internationally. Sylvia is past President of the Northern California Chapter of the National Association of Drama Therapy. Her work blends verbal
therapy, psychodrama and other expressive arts. Sylvia specializes in grief and loss, blocks to creativity, trauma and childhood abuse recovery. She maintains a private practice in Marin and San
Francisco working with individuals, couples and families.
15 CEU credits for MFT/LCSW/LPCC/LEP.
For Psychologists & RNs - Contact us for CEs.