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“I Don’t Wanna…You Can’t Make Me!” with Rebecca Walters
October 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - October 15, 2017 @ 4:00 pm$500 - $760
Together we will explore what resistance is, how it gets in the way, how it serves us and how we can help our clients move beyond it.
This two-and-a-half day action-workshop covers psychodrama and sociodrama interventions that go with the resistance, honour our client’s defences and are attuned to sociometry, creating the safety that helps change barriers into open doors.
“Resistance means merely that the protagonist does not wish to participate in the production” – J. L. Moreno
The methods taught here will encourage individuals and groups to warm up to spontaneity, healing and change. This workshop will integrate concepts from Motivational Interviewing and the Stages of Change.
This workshop is especially useful for those working with adolescents, the chemically dependent and clients who act out. More Info:
Participants will learn and practice through action:
- Sociometric exercises that that increase group cohesion and safety
- The use of the Psychodramatic ‘Empty Chair’
- Doubling in group and individual work
- The power of Role Reversal
- The Angle of Choice
- Future Projections
As well as many more experiential structures that assist in helping reluctant clients make choices towards change.
Trainer: Rebecca Walters, MS LMHC LCAT TEP
Rebecca Walters, MS, LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor), LCAT (Licensed Creative Arts Therapist), and TEP, is the founder and co-director of the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute (1989). She has thirty five years of inpatient and outpatient experience with adolescents and adults including those with co-occuring disorders of chemical dependence and mental illness. More Info:
Rebecca was the Director of Child and Adolescent Psychodrama Services at Four Winds Psychiatric Hospital, Katonah, NY . She developed psychodrama training curriculum for substance abuse counselors for Daytop, NY, a residential rehab.
Rebecca is a sought-after international trainer and is known for her expertise in the use of action methods with children and adolescents as well as in the use of psychodrama in DBT skills groups. She has brought her well received training seminars in these areas to conferences and training institutes throughout the US and abroad.
Rebecca is certified as a Trainer, Educator and Practitioner by the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy. She is known for her warmth, sensitivity and humour.
The ticket prices listed above are in Singapore Dollars. At current conversion rates, ticket prices in US Dollars are as follows:
Early Bird: $424.58 USD
Standard: $576.22 USD