Sharmini Winslow
Certified Psychodramatist Founder, Psychodrama Singapore

Sharmini Winslow has a Masters in Counselling and is a Certified Psychodramatist (CP) and Practitioner Applicant for Trainer (PAT) with the ABE or American Board of Examiners. She has trained with the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute and AANZPA (Aotearoa Australian and New Zealand Psychodrama Association).



Sharmini’s background in Performing Arts (BA) and Counselling (MC) influenced her to develop a dynamic and innovative form of group therapy. Sharmini is the Director of Psychodrama Singapore under the auspices of Promises Healthcare and as the first CP in Singapore is passionate about pioneering this action method in Singapore. Under the umbrella of Promises Healthcare, she has run various programs for a range of organizations, including:

• Changi Women’s Prison
• Raffles Counselling Centre
• The We Care Centre
• Singapore General Hospital
• KK Hospital
• The Rainbow Centre
• Executives in Corporations and Banks
• Breast Cancer Foundation
• Dayspring Girls’ Home
• Jamiyah Childrens’ Home
• Singapore Girls’ Home
• The Ministry of Education
• LaSalle College of the Arts

Sharmini’s work includes stress management, altering perspectives, grief work and catharsis of emotions. Her work with clients who have mood disorders incorporates developing self-awareness and motivation for self efficacy and self healing. She facilitates 12-Step recovery and Motivational Interviewing in her work with addicts. Her work with Relationship Trauma Repair has helped facilitate healing for many of her clients using a multi-sensory approach.

Her workshop “Life is a Dance When You Do the Steps” was included at an International conference in Scotland. Sharmini’s eclectic style of counselling and therapy in her Personal Growth Groups and Addiction Groups includes elements of Psychodrama, Sociodrama, Role Training, play and the creative arts. Other workshops she facilitates are “Spirituality and the Steps”, “The Sobriety Shop” and “All in the Family”.

Psychodrama Sessions

Open Sessions: Psychodrama 101

Our Open Sessions are beginner-friendly and will introduce you to the world of psychodrama and its wonders.

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Personal Growth Groups

Our Personal Growth Groups will use psychodrama which employs a combination of experiential methods – sociometry, role theory, and group dynamics – to facilitate insight, personal growth, spontaneity, self-discovery, and integration of the mind, body and emotions.

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Psychodrama Training

Training in psychodrama will give you a theoretical and practical understanding of the methods of psychodrama, sociometry and group psychotherapy. The techniques learned in psychodrama taught in Psychodrama group work and training can be used for action interventions with groups, family, couples and individual therapy.

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