Directory of Psychodramatists (International: T-Z)

(Compiled by Adam Blatner, Revised February 11, 2010.)
  Noted below are Galabina Tarashoeva, Judith Teszary, Marc Treadwell, Hettie Tu, Inara Varpa, Jasna Veljkovic, Leni Verhofstadt-Deneve, Mike Watson, Edith Wegman, Ron Wiener, Michael Wieser, Marianne Wiktorin,  Antony Williams, Monica Zuretti.. These are preliminary descriptions, awaiting the figure's own words)   To see others in this directory, return to the Psychodrama Directory's "Index" Page.




Galabina "Gabi" Tarashoeva, M.D., is a psychiatrist and a pioneer of psychodrama in Sofia, Bulgaria; founding member and first president of Bulgarian Society for Psychodrama and Group Therapy (1990-1992); founder and director of Psychodrama Center Orpheus and Playback Theatre Orpheus; a member of IAGP and a founding member of Federation of European Psychodrama Training Organizations (FEPTO); one of the founders of Psyhodrama Institut fur Europa (PifE). Galabina is the author of articles in scientific journals and of the chapter on psychodrama in a Bulgarian textbook of psychotherapy and has offered many workshops and presentations at international and national congresses. She's interested in individual and family therapy, organizational counseling, psychiatry and neuroscience as well as psychodrama and group psychotherapy. Her email address is:                                                                                                                                                                     


 Judith Teszary
 Judith Teszary is the current president of the Federation of European Psychodrama Trainers and Training Organizations, a major trainer in Sweden (her home country) and in Hungary, as well as elsewhere.                                                                                                     

   marc treadwell

   Marc Treadwell, MA, TEP (Nordic Board of Examiners) Director of Psychodrama. He has been practicing Psychodrama  in Europe and his home country of the USA since 1978. He is one of the founders of Surrealistic Psychodrama and has combined his psychodramatic skills with C.G. Jung, James Hillman, Surrealism and Men's issues-working with sexually traumatized men. He is currently living in Germany. A high point: Fortunate enough to have lived for 3 years with Zerka T. Moreno -"invaluable!"                                                          .                                                                                                                                                                           .                    

 Hettie Tu is the pioneer in Growth field in China and a psychodrama learner as well as a translator, who is  passionate  in introducing psychodrama to Chinese . Since 2002 she have successfully held  eight workshops in different cities of China  in a total of  100-150 partcipants with the support of Australian psychodramatist. She would like to invite more psychodramatists who are willing to travel and visit China to help  her to develop psychodrama culture and ideas to more people in China.Her email is   .

Inara Varpa, M.D.   (Doctor of Medicine), Certified Practitioner of Psychodrama, Certified Psychotherapist and norcologist.  Vice-president og the Latvian Moreno Institute
 email:            website:                                                                                                          .                                                                                                                                        .                                                                     


Leni Verhofstadt-Denève (Phd.), a trainer in Belgium. Prof. in theoretical and clinical developmental psychology at the Ghent University. Head of the Department of Developmental,  Personality and Social Psychology. Trained in clinical psychodrama by Dean and Doreen Elefthery; CP and TEP (Netherland-Belgian board). Member of the Belgian Royal Academy of Science. Author of a significant book (Theory and Practice of Action and Drama Techniques. 2000, London: Jessica Kingsley publishers) and many articles on  psychodrama from an existential -dialectical framework.

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Jasna Veljkovic is a clinical psychologist and psychodrama trainer in Belgrade, Serbia.She is the author of several books on psychodrama: One in 1998 (with Zoran Djuric, M.D.), which was revised in 2003. We also wrote a description of our approach in cartoon format which was translated and published by Jessica Kingsley in the UK in 2006: Psychodrama guide for beginners" (now translated and published also in Brazil, in Japan, Korea  and in Croatia). I have worked for 20 years in the Belgrade Psychiatric Hospital and did a PhD thesis in 2007 on Psychodrama as Integrative Approach. With Dr. Djuric we have also been editors of the first Psychodrama Journal in Serbia, beginning in 2004.  e/mail jasnapsi@EUnet.yu


  The late Mike Watson. in England, was one of the editors of Psychodrama Since Moreno (1994), who, sadly, died shortly thereafter.

Edith Wegman is a dramateacher, psychodramatist CP, and a trainer of psychodrama and supervisor in Holland.She is working as a teacher and supervisor for professionals ( She is coordinator of the psychodramasection of the NVGP, the Dutch Union of groupdynamic and grouptherapie.  Interestingly, Ms Wegman made a DVD of a congress in Holland titled "40 years Elefthery's  Psychodrama in Europe , with an interview with Doreen Elefthery by Roberto De Inoncencio. Email:                                                                                                         . 

Ron Wiener is a senior sociodrama trainer and is co-director of the MPV/SAM school of sociodrama and action methods( He works across Europe and as far afield as Russia and China as a trainer and organisation consultant. He is also a community theatre director, producer and actor. He is the authr of 'Creative Training' and 'Community Action: The Belfast Expereince'. He can be contacted at                                                                                                                                               

 Michael W ieser, Michael; Dr. phil., Assistant professor; psychologist, psychodrama psychotherapist. Coordinator of psychodrama research in Austrian Association of Group-therapy and Group-dynamics and in IAGP; council member, chairperson of research committee and co-chairperson of European affairs committee in Federation of European Psychodrama Training Organisations; project member of a Moreno museum near Vienna. Member of editorial board: Psychotherapie Forum, Springer Publisher. Office: Alps-Adria University of Klagenfurt, Department of Psychology, Universitaetsstr. 65, 9020 Klagenfurt, Austria/Europe. E-Mail:, Homepage:                                                                  .                                                                                                                .


 Marianne Wiktorin, in Sweden, helps to integrate psychodramatic methods with organizational development and consultations in business.


  Antony Williams in Australia teaches at La Trobe University and trains also in the service of consultations to various organizations. He is the author of three excellent books: The Passionate Technique; Forbidden Agendas; and  Visual & Active Supervision



Monica Zuretti is a trainer of psychodrama in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and one of the leaders in the international psychodrama movement.                                                                                                                                                     



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