The Place of the Cultural Atom in Family Systems

The Place of the Cultural Atom in Family Systems

The Psychodrama Seminars The Psychodrama Seminars Seminar 2: Friday Evening, 15 March from 7.30-10.30 p.m:- Family Systems with Sue Daniel Whilst the formal development of Family Therapy is sometimes stated as dating from the 1940’s Jacob Moreno, the Father of Psychodrama and Group Psychotherapy discovered the seeds in Vienna in 1910, established the ground, also in Vienna, in 1922, and further expanded the method and systemic (sociometric) system in the USA from 1937 onward. This seminar looks at family systems and family therapy through the lens of sociometry, sociodrama and psychodrama within a specific historical perspective. We will look at…

The Rise of Dr. J. L. Moreno’s Social Network, his concepts and theories

The Rise of Dr. J. L. Moreno’s Social Network, his concepts and theories

Announcing the first session of The Psychodrama Seminars at PIM this coming Friday, 15 February 2019.  The time is 7.30-9 p.m (1.5 hours).  The fee is $30.00 at the door. Tea and coffee is served. Seats still available.  RSVP 0417 586 791The Rise of Moreno’s Social Network and its applications and uses.  Above is a diagram of a FaceBook (FB) network.  Dr. J. L. Moreno’s social network concept was the precursor for such social media as FB. This seminar is a lecture/demonstration on Moreno’s concepts of social networks and interpersonal relationships.  His approaches were mathematically formalised in the 1950’s and…

2 November, Friday Lunchtime Reading Group: Walk a Mile in My Shoes: Research on Role Reversal

2 November, Friday Lunchtime Reading Group: Walk a Mile in My Shoes: Research on Role Reversal

Walk a Mile in My Shoes   ‘If I could be you, if you could be me for just one hour, If we could find a way to get inside each other’s mind, If you could see through my eyes instead of your ego, I believe you’d be surprised to see that you’ve been blind. Walk a mile in my shoes, walk a mile in my shoes, Hey, before you abuse, criticize and accuse, Walk a mile in my shoes.’ (chorus) (Joe South, 1970) Sue Daniel is the moderator for this final Reading Group at PIM for 2018.  She will…

Friday Lunchtime Reading Group at PIM, 3 August 2018

Friday Lunchtime Reading Group at PIM, 3 August 2018

The mask From behind the mask of an unknown man, Comes a child with a smile And loving, laughing eyes. Gemini’s hitherto hidden twin Steps out to greet the world, Seeking to bridge the gap With warm words, Speaking and singing, Dancing and reaching out, Taking the mask from the unknown man, To see and be seen. Laughing child and unknown man, Twins now whole. The mask is gone. I am the child, I am the man. Phil Smalley 1984 ​ Phil Smalley is the moderator for the August Reading Group.  He will lead a discussion on aspects of the…