PG Diploma in Psychodrama-(2019 – 2021), Chennai

Joint PG Diploma in Psychodrama between Indian Institute of Psychodrama and Tata Institute of Social Sciences


About TISS

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a multi-campus public funded research university in Mumbai, India. TISS is Asia’s oldest institute for professional social work education and was founded in 1936 in then Bombay Presidency of British India as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work by the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust. In 1944, the institute was officially renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and in 1964, the Government of India declared TISS as Deemed university under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act (UGC), 1956.

About IIP

Indian Institute of Psychodrama (IIP) is the first formal institute teaching Psychodrama in the country. This institute is an affiliate member of the International Association of Group Psychotherapy and Group Process (IAGP). The founder and director, Magdalene Jeyarathnam is an elected member of the governing board of IAGP. IIP will enable those interested in Psychodrama to receive training, certification to practice skills under supervision and to gain experience applying these methods in clinical or non clinical settings. This institute has been awarding students training hours for attending psychodrama workshops since 2009. Also, this institute provides three levels of Psychodrama training on par with other international organisations.

Admissions open for PG Diploma in Psychodrama Course Batch 1 – 2019 to 2021 :

Some important Course Requirement is as follows:

  • The course is taught in English, students applying have to understand, read and speak English fairly well, if not the student needs to let us know how she/ he plans to write assignments etc.
  • 100% Class attendance. In case of an emergency, contact the coordinator to take remedial action.
  • Completions of all assignments, and project work. All these are graded and the grade will appear on the certificate.
  • Students receive one on one supervision either by Skype / zoom / direct meetings with an assigned supervisor

At the end of the course:

Students will receive a Joint PG Diploma certificate from Indian Institute of Psychodrama and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).

 

Course: 36 credits 630 hours

LEVELS HOURS / DURATION ELIGIBITY
 

Class hours

 

510 hours

1. Anyone who has completed a Masters in HR/Teaching/Social Work/Psychology/ Psychotherapy can apply.

2.Over the age of 25

Internship 1

Internship 2

60 hours

60 hours

Joint PG Diploma in Psychodrama between Indian Institute of Psychodrama and Tata Institute of Social Sciences

 

Calendar :

Year 1

Year 2

March  22 to 31 2019 

Module 1   (10 days, 70 hours)  

Course 1         (45 hours) 

Course 2(a)  (25 hours)  

 

January  3 to 12- 2020 

Module 5 (10 days, 75 hours) 

Course 6  (60 hours) 

Course 7 (a) (15 hours) 

 

May 3 to 12 2019  

Module 2    (10 days, 65 hours) 

Course 2(b)  (35 hours) 

Course  3 (a)      (30 hours) 

 

March 6 to 15- 2020  

Module 6      (10 days, 75 hours) 

Course 7 (b) (30 hours) 

Course 8  (45 hours) 

 

July 26 to August 4 2019 

Module 3     (10 days, 60 hours) 

Course  3 (b)   (30 hours) 

Course 4 (a) (30 hours) 

 

July 24 to August 2- 2020 

Module 7:       (10 days, 60 hours) 

Course 9  (60 hours) 

 

October 4 to 13 2019 

Module  4    (10 days, 60 hours) 

Course 4(b)  (30 hours) 

Course 5  (30 hours)  

 

September 25 to October 4- 2020 

Module  8 (10 days, 45 hours) 

Course 10       (45 hours) 

 

Total course hours = 255 

 

Total course hours = 255 

 

To be completed  

  • Student workplace :    Internship 1(a) (30 hours) 
  • Online Supervision : 15 hours 
  • Online discussion of Books and Materials: 15 hours 

 

 

To be completed  

  • Student workplace :    Internship 1(b) (30 hours) 
  • Online Supervision : 15 hours 
  • Online discussion of Books and Materials: 15 hours

 

 

 

 Students complete 315 hours.

Students complete 315 hours. 

 

Who are the teachers of this course?

  • Dr Maurizio Gasseau (Italy): Jungian psychodramatist, psychotherapist and President of the Mediterranean Association of Psychodrama. Director of the Post graduate school of Group Psychotherapy, University of Ivrea, Italy.  
  • Dr Jorge Burmiester (Spain/ Switzerland): Psychiatrist, Psychodramatist and Past President of the International Association of Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes. 
  • Eva Fahlström Borg(Sweden): Senior Psychotherapist and Psychodramatist. She does training and supervision in the field of psychotherapy, psychodrama, sociodrama, Bibliodrama, improvised theatre and restorative justice. She is a founding member of the Federation of European Psychodrama training organisations.   
  • Dr Catherina Mela (Greece): MD, PhD is Group Analyst, Group Psychotherapist, Trainer and Supervisor in Group Analysis. She is also Neurologist (MD) with specification on Basic Research and Psycho neuro immunology. She is vice president of the International Association of Group Psychotherapy and Group Process(IAGP). 
  • Dr Daniela Simmons (USA): Vice President of the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama(ASGPP) and certified trainer American Board of Examiners 
  • Dr Ben Rivers (Australia/ Egypt): Drama Therapist and Founder/ Director Dawar for Arts and Development
  • Dr Herb Propper (USA) : Faculty, Indian Institute of Psychodrama, certified trainer American Board of Examiners, Tibetan Buddhist monk 
  • Magdalene Jeyarathnam (India): Certified Psychodramatist, Expressive Arts therapist and the first Indian living in India to be on the board of Directors of the International Association of group psychotherapy and group Process (IAGP). She is the founder of the Indian Institute of Psychodrama. 

Teachers are certified Psychodramatists, registered and practicing therapists, professors from colleges/ universities from different parts of the world.

How much is the course fee?

Rs. 1, 25,000 per year

Entrance requirments:

  • Anyone who has completed a Masters in HR/Teaching/Social Work/Psychology/ Psychotherapy.
  • Or, a graduate with 2 years of experience in the humanitarian field

Age Criteria

  • All candidates must be 25 years or on 1st June of the year of admission for the Diploma Programmes.

Who can apply?

  • Counsellors, Psychologists, Business Trainers, Educators, Theatre Directors, and Facilitators who work with groups of people in NGOs and other settings, will find Psychodrama especially useful.
  • Those working in an HR team, as a corporate trainer, team leader, life skills coach or mentor will gain additional tools to understand team members better and to build more effective and co-operative teams.

Work and Employment:

  1. A person trained to be a psychotherapist / counsellor can use Psychodrama in his / her therapy as an addtion to their toolkit.
  2. Those training only in psychodrama can continue further to complete 800 hours of training to become a certified psychodrama therapist.

 

Men and women are eligible to be apply, since most alternate therapy courses have a lot of women candidates, male candidates are encouraged to apply.

How do you apply?

Please check if you are eligible to apply. (Scroll up for eligibility criteria) If in doubt please feel free to call 9884700104/ 9884700135

For Registration   CLICK HERE

Please request application form on our Email ID if you have issues in registration

Fill in your application form and attach relevant documentation and post it with a cheque in favour of “Indian Institute of Psychodrama Pvt Ltd” for Rs 500.

  • You will hear from us within a week. If you are admitted into the programme you will have to immediately book your seat by paying the first instalment. We have students from different parts of India and abroad applying for this course. Fees once paid is not refundable as we are securing the seat and cannot take any more students.

Email: pgdiploma@indianinstituteofpsychodrama.org

Phone: 9884700135 / 9884700104

Please write to us or call us , if you need further clarification.