Souldrama® was developed by Connie Miller,ACS, NCC, LPC. TEP. 1997 and trademarked in 1999 as a therapeutic tool created for use as an adjunct to psychodrama designed to move clients from co-dependency to co-creativity. Connie is the founder of the International Institute of Souldrama and also the owner of the Spring Lake Heights Counseling Center formally the Center For Codependency in New Jersey. She was employed for years as a career counselor and worked with families with children with cancer.Connie is a keynote speaker, and trains professionals both nationally and internationally in action methods.She also has trained the staff at Seabrook House in southern New Jersey and at New Directions for Women in California.She is a Trainer, Educator, Practitioner of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy, an approved clinical supervisor and an International professional Counselor.
Connie has developed a new 7 stage model to access our spiritual intelligence that incorporates psychodrama, group psychotherapy, and sociometry that she has called Souldrama®. She has had numerous articles on this approach published in the International Journal of Action Methods (in 2000), more recently also in the Korean Psychodrama Journal, "Souldrama: a psychotherapeutic technique to access spiritual intelligence", the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, and a chapter in the recently published anthology from Routledge Publishers titled "Psychodrama: Advances in Theory and Practice. Connie has written a book on this approach (it has also been translated into Portugese and published in Brazil), made cd-rom teaching materials, and has been most active in presenting on this method nationally and internationally! Her new book, Starve the Ego:Fee the Sou! Souldrama:Ignite your spiritual intelligence! has been published in both English and Romanian.Souldrama has been recognized as a new action model for the 12 step recovery program.
She has built bridges to a number of associated fields by presenting at the conferences of the American Counseling Association, the International Association of Psychodrama and the European Transpersonal Associaton. In addition, Connie has run trainings in Souldrama for the past 15 years in Mexico, Portugal, Greece and in England, Brazil,Romania,Austria,Moldova and Indonesia. Presently she runs her own training group in Souldrama and other action methods. Connie received the 2010 ASGPP Innovators award for Souldrama and also the 2011 Thelma Duffy award for innovation and creativity and cutting edge practice. More recently she present at the British Psychodrama Association Conference, in Greece, and planning training groups in Israel and Amsterdam and Connie has also been in India and volunteered for the past two years to train pastoral counselors in Indonesia.Connie is also employed by the Department of Defense on the death notification team helping to inform families of losses and injuries from overseas.
Drs.S.S.Budi Hartono,M.Si Lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Indonesia. My friends just call me Budi. I major in Clinical Psychology and has interests in Positive Psychology and Psychology and Culture. The two intensive trainings in Souldrama in 2010 and 2011 in Bali-Indonesia has convinced me that Souldrama is a very powerful technique in psychotherapy and training. Hobbies: western classical music (especially from the baroque, classic, and romantique periods), classical Javanese and Balinese music, traveling to exotic places( and on my magic carpet)
Clinical Psychologist, Psychodramatist and Psychotherapist, with almost 25 years in individual, group and educational and Clinical Psychology experience. Additional training in cognitive-behavioural therapies, hypnose, regressive therapy [TRVC] and Deep Memory Process [DMP, Roger Woolger]), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), systemic therapy, biosynthesis, “body wisdom”, transpersonal therapy among others. Manuel Maciel has been running several workshops in countries like Portugal, Brazil, Turkey, Australia, Finland, Greece, Israel, Italy, United States and Spain. Coordinator of the Psychodrama Section of the International Association of Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes (IAGP).Teacher, supervisor and member of the Board of the Psychodrama Portuguese Association (SPP)
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Kerri Leslie is a Program Manager for a non-profit social services agency that provides children’s services to low SES families in Central Florida.She has a Bachelors Degree in Social Work from the University of Central Florida and has worked in the field of social services for the past 10 years. She has taken numerous courses in management and social work connected to children's services. Kerri is currently studying to become a certified trainer for Souldrama and enjoys working in groups to develop these skills to evolve spiritually and professionally. She can be reached at email@example.com
Gregory GreerMSW, LMSW, LAC, CGP
Gregory first became interested with Souldrama when participating in Connie’s workshop at American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual Conference in Boston. A Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP) and clinical member with AGPA, Greg is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC) employed full-time at Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center’s 100 bed residential program. He created and is owner of Voices of Recovery, LLC which provides presentations, workshops, individual and group psychotherapy for addiction. Also a board member with Louisiana Association of Counselors And Trainers, Greg has a passion for ‘carrying the message’ with the state of Louisiana’s counselor’s and those exploring the journey in the 12-steps with Connie Miller with Souldrama. Greg can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
T.T Srinath has spent over 27 years as an entrepreneur and 16 years as a programme facilitator. As a highly qualified sensitivity trainer from India’s most recognized body for applied behavioural science (the ‘Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Science, an associate of NTL, USA), his experience spans across a wealth of industries.
Born into a large business family based in South India, T.T Srinath, was exposed to organisational behaviour at an early age. After his post-graduate degree in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from XLRI (Jamshedpur), T.T Srinath went on to resuscitate several ailing companies before setting up his own manufacturing plant.
During his transition from Manufacturing to Training, he has undergone intensive training in centres across the world. Further, his PhD in ‘Entrepreneurial Development’ has allowed him to refine his own training technique as well as explore new areas within entrepreneurial development. His unique models and interactive psychodrama tools have been tremendously successful.
In addition to organisational training, T.T Srinath is the Managing Director for Pegasus Travels and Tours Ltd, a company that he set up in 1990, whose current gross turnover is INR.700 Million. He is also a member of the governing body of Vidya Mandir School for Secondary Education, in Chennai, India.
As an Executive Committee Member of Madras Players, the oldest English Theatre Group in India, his commitment to theatre continues.
Co-creation Starts With Imagination!
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