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Training & CEUs

May. 18-19, 2013

Core Training Group

Mario Cossa, MA, RDT/MT, TEP
Sylvia Israel, MFT, RDT/BCT, TEP
John Olesen, MA, PAT

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IMAGINE! Center for Creativity and Healing

Bay Area Moreno Institute (BAMI) is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 Psychodrama Core Training Group (CTG).

The Core Training Group (CTG) is a training program for people seeking to expand their knowledge of the theory and practice of Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy.

The Core Training Program for 2013-2014 will begin the third weekend in September and run for nine weekends, once a month, through May of 2014. The program includes a three-day, Student Director's Intensive in April.

Dates, tentative themes and locations are:

  • Sept. 21 & 22 in San Rafael - Building Group Cohesion and Setting Goals the Psychodrama Way
  • Oct. 19 & 20 in Berkeley - Psychodrama Essentials: Theory & Technique
  • Nov. 16 & 17 in Berkeley - Intra-Psychic Psychodrama
  • Dec. 14 &15 in San Rafael - Working with Metaphor and Dreams
  • Jan. 18 &19 in San Rafael - Developing Interpersonal Resonance & Empathy
  • Feb. 15 & 16 in San Rafael - The Power of Role Reversal
  • March 15 & 16 in Berkeley - Psychodrama with Survivors of Trauma
  • Apr. 25 - 27 at a location T.B.A. - Student Director's Intensive
  • May 17 & 18 in Berkeley - Closing Session of the CTG: Farewells and Evaluations

Information: Call Sylvia Israel at (415) 454-7308 or e-mail

THE BAY AREA MORENO INSTITUTE for Psychodrama and Applied expressive Arts and Action Methods is dedicated to promoting the training, practice and development of Psychodrama, its offspring action methods & philosophies, and related fields in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

BAMI supports the work of professionals and interested individuals by: sponsoring high-caliber trainings, workshops and groups facilittated by credentialed psycodramatists and other professionals; encouraging collaboration and cooperation between related institutes, programs trainers, and teachers int he greater Bay Area.


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