Zerka on Psychodrama
by Zerka Moreno
In this candid interview, Zerka Moreno distills the essence of psychodrama, its history and application.


Part of the 3-video series: The Zerka T. Moreno Psychodrama Series
Zerka on Psychodrama is an interview with Zerka conducted by Adam Barcroft, MS, Co-Director of The Moreno Institute East. In this candid conversation, Zerka outlines what we need to know about psychodrama. She goes into depth on the instruments of a psychodrama including the director, the protagonist, the auxiliary ego and the stage, as well as important tools and terms including doubling, role reversal and surplus reality. She also engages us on the origins and theory behind psychodrama, the basics of sociometry, her entrée into the practice and her role as director.

Save on the 3-video series: The Zerka T. Moreno Psychodrama Series

What therapists are saying…

"What a fantastic resource. The DVDs of Zerka Moreno discussing and directing psychodrama are of great quality, highly lucid and informative. Thank you so much for creating this valuable resource. We will show them to our trainees and discuss them for years to come"

-- Clark Baim - Co-Director, Birmingham Institute for Psychodrama, UK
"Psychodrama in Action portrays a master demonstration by the preeminent figure in the field. This historic document is worthy of multiple viewings by mature practitioners as well as beginning students"

-- Adam Blatner, MD - Author of Foundations of Psychodrama and Acting In
"Zerka Moreno is the co-creator of psychodrama and its guiding light. Her generosity of spirit, talent and acumen are captured here so that her legacy can remain alive to anyone interested in this powerfully healing and restorative method. She is a gift to the world."

-- Tian Dayton, PhD - Author of The Living Stage: A Step by Step Guide for Psychodrama, Sociometry and Experiential Group Therapy and 12 other books.
"Watching these videos was a fantastic experience. I was able to see Zerka's beautiful way of handling the method, her eloquent way to describe the different techniques , as well as discuss and clarify several central aspects of Psychodrama."

-- Dalmiro M Bustos, M.D. - Director of the Moreno institute Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo, author of 18 books on psychodrama, sociometry, and group psychotherapy
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Length of video: 1:08:00

Number of Discs: 1

English subtitles available on: Stream

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Individual ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-064-3

Individual ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-064-4

Group ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-065-1

Group ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-065-1

Zerka Moreno, TEP, along with her late husband, J.L. Moreno, developed the theory and practice of psychodrama. Zerka has taught psychodrama worldwide for more than 30 years since J.L. Moreno's death and is recognized as a leader in further realizing his vision. Her research and writing can now be found in a collection, The Quintessential Zerka: Writings by Zerka T. Moreno on Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy.

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Learning Objectives:

  • Increase you knowledge and understanding of the key instruments and tools of psychodrama, as well as its therapeutic aspects.
  • Learn about the history of psychodrama and Zerka Moreno's role in its development.
  • Get an inside glimpse into the work and life of this fascinating and influential giant in the world of psychodrama.
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