The supervisory relationship in psychodrama training: More than a process

  • Sue Daniel


The supervisory relationship is a significant element in the development of the professional identity of a psychodramatist. It is a living relationship between two people and requires commitment, connection and mutuality. The focus of this chapter is on the relationship between the trainer and the trainee and the training journey. I define ‘training’ and ‘supervision’ and look at the three theoretical foundations of psychodrama: the spontaneity theory of learning, sociometry theory and role theory. It is vital that the trainer has a vision of what constitutes a psychodramatist, a philosophy of supervision and a contract of understanding.


Training Group Learning Style Professional Identity Role Theory Supervisory Relationship 
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