Category: Psychodrama

MPC’s Experiential Therapy Group Open to New Applicants

The Michigan Psychodrama Center (MPC) is now accepting applications from those interested in joining an ongoing therapy group. We meet bi-weekly on Wednesday afternoons, from 3:45 – 6:15 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. Due to the pandemic, the meetings are currently conducted remotely via Zoom. This therapy group utilizes experiential action methods for doing personal work. These methods are know more…

Michigan Psychodrama Center to Again Present at the ASGPP 79th Annual Conference

Michigan Psychodrama Center’s co-founders Patrick Barone and Dr. Elizabeth Corby will be presenting a 90-minute workshop at the 79th ASGPP annual conference “Honoring the Past & Visioning the Future” The conference, which will be all online this year, will take place on April 7-11, 2021. The American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama presents an annual seminar each year, and…

Psychodrama and Sociometry Skills Training Student Group Starts in September 2020

If you’d like to build your skill set and improve your clinical practice while working with a small group of like-minded supportive and creative individuals, then the Michigan Psychodrama Center’s psychodrama and sociometry skills training student group is for you! The MPC’s psychodrama student training group is open to all individuals. Psychodrama is used by therapists, teachers, coaches, law enforcement…

BIBLIOZOOM Faculty Offer Many Bibliodrama Training Opportunities

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused us to rethink and reconsider many aspects of our lives.  The ways we have done things in the past no longer work or are no longer workable. Social distancing, masks and stay at home orders have made psychodrama and Bibliodrama more challenging. These challenges have also brought innovation, and in our case, this innovation has…

Michigan Psychodrama Center’s Bibliodrama Workshop Featured in the ASGPPs Psychodrama Network News

The Michigan Psychodrama Center recently facilitated a four-hour Bibliodrama workshop via Zoom entitled “Finding Peace in the Midst of Chaos.” This three-hour workshop took place on Sat April 25, 2020 and grew out of the events then taking place around Covid-19 pandemic. Premised on the belief that the pandemic has and will bring profound change, the workshop sought to help…

Michigan Psychodrama Center to Provide Four Part Bibliodrama Training Series

Beginning in September 2020, the Michigan Psychodrama Center will present a four-part Bibliodrama skills training workshop series.  Each workshop will provide successively more complex training regarding how to develop and present a Bibliodrama within various environments, including faith and therapeutic communities. Bibliodrama is a kind of structured sociodrama based on a story of some kind. It alludes to the theater…

Peter Pitzele’s Book “Scripture Windows; Toward a Practice of Bibliodrama” to be Republished in 2019

Peter and Susan Pitzele’s seminal work, Scripture Windows, Toward a Practice of Bibliodrama, has been republished by the Ben Yehuda Press.  Advance copies can now be ordered and are expected to be distributed beginning January 25, 2019. The original book went out of print in 2016. Originally published in 1998, this new edition contains the same essential text as the…

Bibliolog as a Short Form of Bibliodrama

In her book Bibliolog: A Creative Access to the Bible, Uta Pohl-Patalong sets out to first describe how Bibliolog and Bibliodrama are different. The balance of the book provides the reader with a how-to manual for conducting Bibliolog. Uta Pohl-Patalong is a is a German Protestant theologian and Professor of Practical Theology at the University of Kiel.  She had been…

Michigan Psychodrama Center Announces Their 2019 Workshop Schedule!

The Michigan Psychodrama Center is pleased to announce an exciting workshop schedule new for 2019. Kicking off the 2019 season is our March workshop entitled “Unraveling Conflict Patterns in Relationships: The Karpman Drama Triangle in Action.”  Developed by Stephen Karpman in the 1960s, the model uses a triangle to map the connections between people in groups, particularly in groups where…

Impact of Childhood Trauma is Carried in the Cells of Brain and Body

Recent research has confirmed that exposure to trauma does not merely change us emotionally and psychologically, it also changes us physically.  In fact, the impact of exposure to trauma runs so deep that it has an enduring impact at the cellar level. This fact was reinforced by research recently performed at the University of British Columbia where it was found…