Trainee's anxiety to direct: supervision as a journey from anxiety to curiosity

  • Arşaluys Kayır


In the 1980’s when psychodrama training had started in Turkey at the Dr. Abdulkadir Özbek Psychodrama Institute, other training methods of psychotherapy were almost non-existent. Psychodrama had raised attention, but the fact that the training process was done in groups created difficulties. In the advanced group the trainees were expected to direct a play in the training group in the presence of their trainers and supervisors. Anxiety and fear of performance were mentioned informally, but not expressed in the training group. The trainees would avoid leading the group in the presence of the supervisors.


Training Group Social Phobia Group Leader Interpersonal Style Performance Anxiety 
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