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…

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 2021

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…