Directory of Psychodramatists (USA: L-M)

(Compiled by Adam Blatner,  Revised September 3, 2010.)    Here are Jim Leach, Eva Leveton,  Louise Lipman, Rene Marineau, Sue McMunn, Beverly Miles, Connie Miller, Rosalie Minkin Belazar, Dave Moran, Gina Moreno, Jonathan Moreno, Joe Moreno, Zerka Moreno, John Mosher
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   Jim Leach, J.D., T.E.P., has practiced law since 1976.  He first participated in psychodrama in 1980.  In addition to his law practice in
Rapid City, South Dakota, he is a trainer at Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College.  He uses psychodramatic methods as a consultant with lawyers to help lawyers and their clients at any stage of the case, including  preparation for trial. He is the lead author of Psychodrama and Trial  Lawyering (Trial Magazine, April 1999).  E-mail:                                                                                                                                                                      
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Eva Leveton, Ph.D., lives in San Rafael, California, (north of San Francisco), maintains a small private practice, teaches Psychodrama in the Drama Therapy Program at the California Institute of Integral Studies where she also teaches Family Therapy and Dynamics for the Somatics Program, and teaches in Europe every summer. She has published many articles and three books, Adolescent Crisis: Family Therapy Approaches (Springer, l984); A Clinician's Guide to Psychodrama (Springer, 3rd. ed. 2000); Eva's Berlin, Memories of a Wartime Childhood, (Thumbprint Press, 2000); and her latest wok is as editor of the forthcoming anthology: Healing Collective Trauma with Sociodrama and Drama Therapy (Springer, 2010). email: .                                                                                                                                                                                                             



  Louise Lipman, CSW, TEP, is a past president of the ASGPP and on the faculty of the Psychodrama Training Institute in New York City. She has been active for many years and has a number of interests                                                                                          .                                                                             



 Rene Marineau is a recent past  President of the ASGPP (2003-2005). Living in Yamachiche, in Quebec, he is also the author of the definitive biography of J. L. Moreno, and has continued to do scholarly research, most recently making available a variety of Moreno's old professional training movies-- in CD-ROM or video format.                                                                                              .                                                                       .

   Sue McMunn, is (in 2009-11) the president of the ASGPP. She lives in Florida, has been a great supporter of psychodrama--one of the conference chairpersons in 1999, and actve photographer, etc.                                                                                                   .

  Beverly Miles is a psychodramatist in the San Jose, California area, and also hostst training workshops at her center in Costa Rica, in Central America. She is also interested in applications of psychodrama in education.                                                                                         .


  Connie Miller, TEP,LPC, NCC, is founder and director of the International Institute for Souldrama and the owner of the Spring Lake Heights Counseling Center in NJ. Connie has developed Souldrama to help clients to move past resistance to remove the blocks that stop one from moving forward onto their higher purpose by aligning the ego and soul She is the recipient of the 2010 Innovators Award and a Fellow of the ASGPP. Connie runs trainings internationally and is the author of two books. Routledge press includes her chapter "Psychodrama, Spirituality and Souldrama" in the book New Advances in Psychodrama (published June 2007). Her recent work is focused on training the pastoral counselors and psychologists throughout Indonesia in Souldrama and action methods.
Address:  or  see .                                                                                                                                                                                    

 Rosalie Minkin Belazar, TEP, MSW, ATR. Over the past 25 years has used sociodrama and psychodrama with an assortment of groups ranging from corporate lawyers, first time youth offenders and psychiatric patients. Rosalie is the founder of the "Full Circle" intergenerational sociodrama group" and has taught sociodrama at universities and presented at numerous conferences. She is currently writing a book: "Sociodrama for Our Times." Email her at        check out her website at:                                                                                 .                                                                      .

    David Moran, LCSW, CP, PAT, is the Vice President of the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama (ASGPP) and has been on the Executive Council for five years. Presently the Director of the Recovery Center at Crozer Chester Medical Center in Pennsylvania, Dave also works as an Addictions Counselor and has certification in EMDR and Reiki. Email: Website:                                                                                                            . .                                                                           .                                                                                                                           .

 Regina "Gina" Moreno is an educator and especially interested in the applications of her father's ideas in the schools. She is J. L. Moreno's first child. She lives in Berkeley, California                                                                                                              ..

  Jonathan Moreno is now Kornfeld Professor of Biomedical Ethics and Director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Virginia. (He's the only child of Moreno and his second wife, Zerka--i.e., Moreno's second child.)                                                                                                   .                                                                                                                           .

  Joseph Moreno is a music therapist as well as a psychodramatist, and wrote about the integration of these two modalities in his book, Acting Your Inner Music, (1999, Barcelona Publishers.) He now resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and travels nationally and internationally to teach about the combination of psychodrama and music and the history of music with the healing arts.  Email to:                                                                                                                                                                                     
  or see  his website:  .                                                                                                                                                            .                                                                                                                                                                                                              .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

    Zerka Moreno, around 1991.

  John Mosher, M.A. TEP, has been the main trainer of psychodrama in the Seattle, Washington area for over fifteen years. 


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