Pre & Post Conference Workshops

Pre-Conference


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The Spontaneous Voice: Instrument and Metaphor with Hilde Knottenbelt

Our voices are an expression of our embodied selves. They enable us to express ourselves vocally and verbally. The uniqueness of each person’s sound repertoire is in some senses the auditory equivalent of a fingerprint. It is recognizable and readily distinguishable from other voices. Unlike a fingerprint, however, our repertoire of vocal sounds is not fixed. The cadences and textures of our voices vary with shifts in context and can be expanded and refined through spontaneity training.  more…

 

The Things That Glow with Dr Antony Williamsglow1

Using a variety of frameworks, and moving between pairs and the large group, participants will recall times when happiness tapped them on the shoulder. We’ll uncover grand and humble life events that have made us – to our surprise, perhaps – feel joyful and alive. The time for all of them is past, but we can enact them psychodramatically in a series of short vignettes, and lay out the welcome mat should they come again.  more…

Post-Conference 


Who is Nearest? Who is Dearest? The Significance of the Individual and the Formation of Group Culture with Chris Hosking110410 Incomplete

Sociometry disturbs the group from within. It provokes actions, thoughts, and feelings towards members of the group. As an active group process, sociometric interventions search out the influencing factors each individual member of the group projects into the group. more…

(Please Note : Chris Hosking’s “Who Is Nearest? Who Is Dearest?” Post Conference Workshop is now fully subscribed and has been removed as an option from the registration form. If you wish to be placed on a waiting list for the workshop please email the Conference Registrar directly.)

Freedom From Shame And Doubt with Annette Fisher110711 View From The End Of The Bed

Autonomy versus Shame and Doubt is a developmental stage in Eric Erikson’s psychological development theory. Through progressive role development, the psychodramatic method assists us to be free from the restraints of shame and doubt. This leads to a strengthening of identity and self-reliance that brings independence of thought and a basic confidence to think and act for oneself.  more…