How Lawyers Use Psychodrama to Prepare for Sentencing in a Criminal Case

Psychodrama has been utilized by creative lawyers to assist in case preparation and courtroom presentations for several decades. American trial lawyer Gerry Spence is widely attributed with being the first lawyer to conceptualize the interplay between psychodrama and law, and in 1994 he created the Trial Lawyer’s College where lawyers are taught how to utilize psychodrama in the 5 parts…

How Lawyers Use Psychodrama in the Courtroom

Many people who come to learn of psychodrama in the medical or therapeutic settings are often surprised to learn that psychodrama is widely utilized by lawyers. For example, in addition to be a founding member of the Michigan Psychodrama Center, Patrick Barone also maintains a full-time law practice. His use of psychodrama in his law practice continues to evolve. Case…

Psychodrama Summer Intensive Near Nation’s Third Best Boating Lake Mullett Lake

The Michigan Psychodrama Center’s summer intensive is held annually in Cheboygan Michigan, which is minutes away from Mullet Lake. While not the most well-known lake in Michigan, Mullett Lake is locally known as one of the best all-around freshwater lakes because of all that it has to offer. But when it comes to boating, Mullett Lake really can’t be beat. …

Moreno’s Canon of Creativity and Spontaneity During Personal Psychodrama

JLM (J.L. Moreno) attempted to synthesis and assimilate science with religion. He was born of Jewish parents, but studied other religions, including eastern religions such as Buddhism and near-eastern religions such as Christianity. He was also a scientist, having studied mathematics and philosophy at the University of Vienna, and then attending medical school at the same institution. Even prior to…

How Does the Michigan Psychodrama Center Assist with Psychodrama Certification ?

The Michigan Psychodrama Center provides psychodrama students with all of the supervision and training necessary to obtain psychodrama certification. However, to be clear, the Michigan Psychodrama Center does not independently certify psychodrama practitioners or psychodrama trainers. Instead, the MPC provides all of the training and supervision hours that are necessary for and can be utilized by all individuals wishing to…

Dr. Elizabeth Corby and Patrick Barone Nominated for ASGPP Collaborators Award

The Michigan Psychodrama Center is proud to announce that the founding members, Dr. Elizabeth Corby, and Patrick Barone, have been nominated for the American Society of Group Psychodrama and Psychotherapy’s (ASGPP) Collaborator’s Award. The Collaborator’s Award is presented by the ASGPP to members whose work, over time , has contributed in a unique and significant way to the learning and…

2021 Summer Intensive

Join us at the Michigan Psychodrama Center for our 2021 Summer Intensive entitled: Cultivating Self-Compassion, Self Awareness, Discipline and Resilience Through Inner Child Work Workshop Description The focus of this intensive will be to develop the essential adult self-care roles of healthy soothing, affirming, protecting and encouraging. Work on releasing trapped emotions of fear, anger and sadness, as needed, will…

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…