Relational aspects of the psychodramatic supervision social atom: supervisor – supervisee – patient

  • Einya Artzi


I have come to practice psychodramatic supervision in response to a demand coming from the field. After the first generations of my students had graduated and begun working, I was asked by them and by students of other teachers to offer supervision. Since then, a psychodramatic supervision format began to formulate, developing into my doctoral dissertation (Artzi, 2001) and later on into a ‘catalyst’ for an organization of a supervision plan at the Kibbutzim College of Education’s – Expressive Therapy Training Center. My first steps as a supervisor were accompanied by three dear people, who were role models to me and a source of inspiration in my path as supervisor: J. L. Moreno, whom I have been privileged enough to know in his last year, was the one to instil in me the faith in his deep ideas of action, the encounter, spontaneity, the role theory and others. Zerka Moreno was my mentor, the enchanting psychodramatic skills and humane containment of whom I had followed. Claire Danielson was my first supervisor outside the Moreno Institute at Beacon, and it was she who taught me the importance of the non-symbiotic equality psychodramatic approach in respect to patients. The paths of these teachers and supervisors of mine I have adopted, and they accompany now, as then.


Restorative Justice Relational Setting Supervision Group Supervision Session Social Atom 
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