June 7, 2017

ZERKA MORENO (b. 13 June 1917)
In honour of Zerka's 100th Birthday, the Moreno Psychodrama Society and the Psychodrama Institute of Melbourne are hosting an Afternoon Tea Party at PIM in her honour. It is the Queen's Birthday in Australia on the weekend before Tuesday,...

February 20, 2017

That in 1948, Jacob Moreno created a list of Forms of Psychodrama and their definitions in Sociatry: Journal of Group and Intergroup therapy (p.447). These forms included psychodrama (it focuses on the individual), sociodrama (it focuses on the group), physiodrama (it...

February 10, 2017

that according to Josef Gunz (1996), Dr Jacob Levy Moreno "demonstrates universal possibilities for a dynamic sociology based on sociometry. Therefore, Moreno can claim not only to be the founder of action research but to be one of the creators of a modern sociology, b...

February 7, 2017

1st Friday of the month, 3 March 2017 from 12.45 - 1.45 p.m

SPONTANEITY AND THE TRUMP FACTOR: A ROLE TEST FOR THE WORLD

"This is the way the world starts

This is the way the world starts

This is the way the world starts,

Not with a whimper, but with a bang."

Dr J. L Moreno,...

January 20, 2017

The original version of Psychodrama, Volume 1 was published in 1946.  The full title was, and is, Psychodrama. Volume 1. Psychodrama and Group Psychotherapy.  Beacon House, Beacon, New York.

I first read the fourth edition (published in 1972, two years before Moreno's d...

January 16, 2017

Living in the moment, being 'here' now means living in the present, free from the past and free too from the future.  Some people worry about what is going to happen, others live by their past.  The present is actually all we have - but should I say, "...what we h...

November 21, 2016

                                         The Theatre of Spontaneity

"Look Up from Your Scr...

November 20, 2016

In her book "To Dream Again", Zerka Moreno wrote "Objective sociometry might seem like snooping into people's relationships, but what are we creating in the technological world but invisible networks?  Even the idea that networks exist was developed by Moreno.  Are the...

September 19, 2016

This three-hour experiential workshop conducted by Sue Daniel, Director of PIM, is designed for people who are interested in the psychodrama method with an idea to enrol in our workshops or training program in 2017. It will give participants an opportunity to experienc...

June 19, 2016

On a wintery evening, Saturday 18 June 2016, we gathered in the warmth of Hans and Catherine van Wilgenburg's new home to celebrate Masa and Chiyo Chikuda's journey to Melbourne.  Over the past four months they learnt English together and Masa also enrolled i...

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