Festival of roles- Psychodrama Workshop, Chennai

Lets celeberate this harvest exploring your roles.  It helps one to get in contact with your different parts of oneself and inner self , and this knowing is helpful so that you can live with more purpose and joy. Psychodrama is essentially a group action method that helps a person to embrace one’s own capabilities. This could be used in clinical setting (hospitals, therapy centers), non-clinical setting like a business establishment in team building, conflict management, stress management, identifying and working with stress, improving communication, building trust, identifying issues etc. This is a spontaneous and creative method which is used by certified psychodramatists who is otherwise called the Psychodrama director. A director enables or facilitates a re-enactment of real life situations, past incidents / situations or an inner mental process but, acting them out in the present time.

Date: 17th – 20th January 2018

List of places recommended to visit:
– Kapaleshwar temple
– Egmore museum (bronze section)
– Dakshin chitra
– Sunrise at Mahabalipuram
– Statue walk
– Pongal Celebrations
– Classical music & dance performance
– Classical folk performance
Please note that these visits are not included in your training hours, these visits are for you to get a greater understanding of the culture of Chennai.

Indian Institute of Psychodrama
7, Muchachi Mansion (3rd floor),
Kasthuri Estate 3rd street,
Chennai – 600086.

Timing: 9:30am – 4pm (registration begins at 9am)

Your investment: 

For 4 days it is  Rs 8,000 

Accommodation is available for 40 to 45 USD / 35 to 40 EURO
Fee includes lunch and tea, local travel

To Register  :  CLICK HERE

For more details Contact 9884700104 / 9884700135

Email: training@centerforcounselling.org

Who should attend?

If you are working as a trainer, therapist, team leader, life coach or mentor, if you like a safe space to process your own “stuff”. This is the workshop for you. Those looking to do group therapy sessions for personal growth.


Dr. Herb Propper Ph.D., T.E.P. is a Trainer Educator Practitioner of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy, certified by the American Board of Examiners. He has 37 years of experience in the field. He currently maintains a part-time private practice as therapist, trainer and consultant, in residence at Kagyu Thubten Chöling Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Wappingers Falls, NY.

He is a member of the American Board of Examiners, and a fellow of the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama(ASGPP).He has presented numerous workshops at conferences of the ASGPP. In 2010 he received the President’s Award for his efforts in introducing psychodrama and sociometry in Bangladesh. In 2013 he received the ASGPP’s J.L.Moreno Lifetime Award for his contributions to the field. In 2011 he was elected Associate Member of the Bangladesh Clinical Psychology Society.

Herb is a 2009 Fulbright Scholar to Bangladesh. Since 2009 he has offered training workshops in Chennai, India, under the auspices of the East West Center for Counselling and Training until 2013, afterwhich he is a faculty and principal trainer of Indian Institute of Psychodrama.

Magdalene Jeyarathnam, has worked for almost 25 years as a Counsellor, Supervisor and Trainer. She is an Expressive Arts therapist and completed 800 hours of psychodrama training to become an Australia and Aotearoa board(ABP)certified Psychodramatist.

She has worked as consultant to several governments as WHO and UNICEF consultant. She is a member of the International association of Group Psychotherapy and Group process. She is a faculty in Indian Institute of Psychodrama which she founded in 2013 after working in bringing world class psychodrama trainers since 2009. She is also the Director of East West Center for Counselling and Training which is an Expressive Arts therapy Center based in Chennai, India.