Psychodrama in the 21st Century: Clinical and Educational Applications

Psychodrama in the 21st Century: Clinical and Educational Applications

by Jacob Gershoni

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Meet the Author

Jacob Gershoni, MSW, ACSW, TEP, the Editor, is a psychotherapist in private practice in Manhattan and a Medical Social Worker at New York Presbyterian Medical Center. He is a graduate of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the University of Michigan. He later was a senior staff member at Queens Child Guidance Center in New York City, specializing in family therapy. His interest in psychodrama prompted years of training with Robert and Jaqueline Siroka, the codirectors of the Psychodrama Training Institute. Jacob is a trainer, educator, and practitioner, certified by the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy. He now leads ongoing training and psychotherapy groups and has conducted many seminars and workshops in conferences in the US, Europe, Turkey, and Israel. Concurrently, Jacob has been affiliated with several counseling centers serving the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community in New York. In 2001, he received the Neil Passarielo Memorial Award by the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama for his work with the LGBT community.

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Table of Contents

The Contributors
Ch. 1The Triadic System: Sociometry, Psychodrama and Group Psychotherapy - an Overview3
Ch. 2Transference in Analytic Psychodrama15
Ch. 3Applying Psychodrama in the Family Systems Therapy of Bowen31
Ch. 4The Use of Structural Family Therapy and Psychodrama; a New Model for a Children's Group49
Ch. 5The Body Talks: Using Psychodrama and Metaphor to Connect Mind and Body63
Ch. 6The Synergism of Art Therapy and Psychodrama: Bridging the Internal and External Worlds81
Ch. 7"Not Mere Players": Psychodrama Applications in Everyday Life103
Ch. 8The Magic Carpet Ride: Psychodrama Methods With Latency-Age Children117
Ch. 9Taming Puberty: Utilizing Psychodrama, Sociodrama, and Sociometry with Adolescent Groups135
Ch. 10Psychodrama With Veterans: The Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center Experience151
Ch. 11A Psychodramatic Approach to Earthquake Trauma167
Ch. 12Psychodrama and the Treatment of Addiction and Trauma in Women175
Ch. 13Toward Acceptance and Pride: Psychodrama, Sociometry and the LGBT Community197
Ch. 14It Takes Two: Psychodramatic Techniques With Straight and Gay Couples215
Ch. 15Psychodrama as Experiential Education: Exploring Literature and Enhancing a Cooperative Learning Environment229
Ch. 16Psychodrama and Justice: Training Trial Lawyers249
Ch. 17A Psychiatrist's Use of Psychodramatic Techniques in Systemic Consultations With Primary Care Physicians265

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