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Managing in the Midst of The Current Outbreak with Spontaneity & Creativity.

Kate Hudgins, Ph.D., TEP, as a guest on Trauma Therapist | 2.0, Managing in The Midst of The Current Outbreak.  Kate continues from her previous episodes as we use the context of managing during the current pandemic as a backdrop for healing with experiential therapy, and specifically psychodrama. Experiential therapy, as you’ll learn in this […]

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Courage is Fear that has said its Prayers

Kate Hudgins, Ph.D., TEP, as  a guest on the Trauma Therapist 2.o podcast discussing the topic Courage is Fear that has said its Prayers, with Guy Macpherson. Kate is all about experiential therapy, and specifically psychodrama. Experiential therapy, as you’ll learn in this interview, involves a certain immediacy from the people involved. It demands courage […]

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Containment 1⁄4 Safety with Action Methods

INTRODUCTION According to research on neurobiology (Rausch, van der Kolk, et al., 1996), we now know that intense dissociated affect can cause retraumatization of the brain by overwhelming it with the very same emotions that were never expressed, or simply experienced, and then stored in the right brain during traumatic experiences (Hug, 2013). The Therapeutic […]

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Building Resilience in Youth with Therapeutic Spiral Model (TSM) Psychodrama, working with Post High School in Bali, Indonesia

Written by Mario Cossa Abstract This article in the journal Zeitschrift für Psychodrama und Soziometrie explores the foundations of resilience theory and the application of the Therapeu- tic Spiral ModelTM’s (TSM) form of psychodrama in building resilience in youth through increasing the internal locus of control and supporting the ability to internal- ize the positive […]

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Psychodrama Revisited: Through the Lens of Internal Role Map of the Therapeutic Spiral Model to Promote Post Traumatic Growth

Abstract Classical psychodrama embodies the theory and practice of spontaneity and creativity as the goal of all methods of change. In today’s world of post-traumatic growth (PTG), this is a perfect match for the view of humans as resilient and always seeking growth, even following traumatic and often violent experiences. This article of the Zeitschrift […]

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The Effectiveness of Trauma-Focused Psychodrama in the Treatment of PTSD in Inpatient Substance Abuse Treatment

By Scott Giacomucci & Joshua Marquit Just writing to share of my new trauma-focused psychodrama research study, “The Effectiveness of Trauma-Focused Psychodrama in the Treatment of PTSD in Inpatient Substance Abuse Treatment” in the Frontiers in PsychologyJournal. This study comes from my work at Mirmont Treatment Center (Philadelphia area) demonstrating hopeful outcomes for the treatment […]

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You Can’t Say That

By Anath Garber, PhD, TEP Anath Garber is a friend and colleague whose expertise in psychotherapy and particularly the technique of psychodrama is very intriguing to me because I believe live theater can be religion and therapy and therapy as drama and healing may be the best invention since the wheel … Listen to Part […]