Personal Growth Group: A New Dawn

This event has been postponed as a precautionary measure following the DORSCON Orange status declared by Singapore’s Ministry of Health on 7 February 2020.

Start the new decade with us as we embark on a
journey of self discovery.

This ongoing 8-week psychodrama group is for people who want to grow in their effectiveness for living fuller lives.
We will explore everyday scenarios that arise at work, home and other arenas where challenges need to be faced.

Join us as the new decade dawns on us!

Who should attend?
Anyone with a desire to gain deeper insights and fresh perspectives in their lives.

Places are limited to 10 individuals for this group with 8 consecutive weekly sessions starting 5 March 2020, every Thursday from 7.00pm to 9.30pm.

Schedule*:
– 5 March 2020
– 12 March 2020
– 19 March 2020
– 26 March 2020
– 2 April 2020 (followed by a week’s break)
– 16 April 2020
– 23 April 2020
– 30 April 2020

*subject to change

Open Sessions are a prerequisite for first-timers intending to join Personal Growth Groups.

ABOUT THE TRAINER

Sharmini Winslow is the Director of Psychodrama Singapore under the auspices of Promises Healthcare.

Her passion for a creative movement and people led her to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance in University of California, and Masters in Counselling in Monash University. She is also an expert Pilates trainer with 20 years of experience under her belt. Currently, Sharmini is a Psychodramatist with over 900 hours of Psychodrama training with the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute and AANZPA (Aoteora Australian and New Zealand Psychodrama Association).

Her experience in the fields of the Performing Arts and Counselling aided her in developing a dynamic and innovative form of Experiential Therapy.  Her work experience includes running therapy workshops and trainings for:
• 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
• SAMH
• Jamiyah Childrens’ Home
• Singapore Girl’s 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 Open Session January 2020

Come start the year with a fresh dose of spontaneity!

Experience the 5 elements of Psychodrama and be part of the action on the stage. All you need to bring is your curiosity and willingness to experiment!

Our Open Sessions are beginner-friendly! They’re a great way to discover what Psychodrama is about and how you can benefit from it.

Come join us!

*Open Sessions are a prerequisite for first-timers intending to join Personal Growth Groups.


ABOUT THE TRAINER

Sharmini Winslow is the Director of Psychodrama Singapore under the auspices of Promises Healthcare.

Her passion for a creative movement and people led her to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance in University of California, and Masters in Counselling in Monash University. She is also an expert Pilates trainer with 20 years of experience under her belt. Currently, Sharmini is a Psychodramatist with over 900 hours of Psychodrama training with the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute and AANZPA (Aoteora Australian and New Zealand Psychodrama Association).

Her experience in the fields of the Performing Arts and Counselling aided her in developing a dynamic and innovative form of Experiential Therapy.  Her work experience includes running therapy workshops and trainings for:
• 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
• SAMH
• Jamiyah Childrens’ Home
• Singapore Girl’s 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”.

Personal Growth Group: Rising Above II (5 Weeks)

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.

Experience the fun and spontaneity of working together in a group of individuals from all walks of life.  Participants will be given the opportunity to explore their own Psychodrama in this group within the 5 sessions.

Places are limited to 8 individuals for this group with 5 consecutive weekly sessions starting 22 November 2019, every Friday from 7.00pm to 9.30pm.

Schedule*:
– 22 November 2019
– 29 November 2019
– 6 December 2019
– 13 December 2019
– 20 December 2019
*subject to change

Standard: SG $250.00

*Open Sessions are a prerequisite for first-timers intending to join Personal Growth Groups.

Nov/Dec 2019: Psychodrama Singapore Happenings

Time has flown by this year and we hope it’s been a year of discovery and enlightenment for you – but if it hasn’t, no worries!

We’ve lined up some great events for you to close off 2019 with a skip in your step!

Personal Growth Group: Rising Above II (5 Weeks)

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.

Experience the fun and spontaneity of working together in a group of individuals from all walks of life. Participants will be given the opportunity to explore their own Psychodrama in this group within the 5 sessions.

Places are limited to 8 individuals for this group with 5 consecutive weekly sessions starting 22 November 2019, every Friday from 7.00pm to 9.30pm.

Schedule*:
– 22 November 2019
– 29 November 2019
– 6 December 2019
– 13 December 2019
– 20 December 2019
*subject to change

Standard: SG $250.00

*Open Sessions are a prerequisite for first-timers intending to join Personal Growth Groups.

Register here:
https://psychodramasingapore.org/event/personal-growth-group-rising-above-ii-5-weeks/

6th Asia Pacific Behavioural and Addiction Medicine Conference (APBAM) 2019: Experiential Training with Sharmini Winslow

Curious about experiential techniques and learning to use it in group therapy, counselling, training and so on? 

In conjuction with the 6th Asia Pacific Behavioural and Addiction Medicine Conference (APBAM) 2019, join experienced psychodramatist, Sharmini Winslow, as she facilitates a workshop geared towards training those in group therapy, counselling and training roles.

This workshop will equip you to engage your group members in activities that will promote spontaneity and deeper sharing; that goes beyond talk therapy. Participants will learn how to warm their groups up and to facilitate lively role playing and group participation.

28 November 2019
8.00am – 5.00pm

More information here:
https://www.apbam.com/

We look forward to see you at these exciting events so that you can make 2019 your best year yet!

Psychodrama Open Session October 2019

As the Festival of Lights and its accompanying festivites draw near, we want focus on our own inner lights and discover that spark within us.

Come experience the spontaneity and be part of the action! All you need to bring is your curiosity and willingness to experiment.

Our Open Sessions are beginner-friendly. They’re a great way to discover what Psychodrama is about and how you can benefit from it.

Come join us!

*Open Sessions are a prerequisite for first-timers intending to join Personal Growth Groups.