Experiential Therapy – to turn your life into a success story!
Drama Therapy Training Institute
Our members and trainers
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. -W.B.Yeats
Israel “Izzy” Kalman, MS, Nationally Certified School Psychologist, is an internationally recognized expert in bullying. He has developed unique role playing techniques that teach people how to stop being bullied without anyone’s help and without getting anyone in trouble. He is author of Bullies to Buddies: How to turn your enemies into friends. He is Director of Bullies to Buddies, Inc. Izzy Kalman lives in Israel but travels to the United States two or three times a year to lead workshops.
Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D. is a child educational psychologist, an Associate Clinical Professor Emeritus of Psychology at UCLA and author of the Los Angeles Times bestselling book, “The Power of Your Child’s Imagination: How to Transform Stress and Anxiety into Joy and Success” (Perigee/Penguin). In addition to her private practice, she creates therapeutic relaxation CDs for children, teens and parents, and teaches workshops internationally on the healing power of children’s imagination. You can find out more about her at ImageryForKids.com.
In memoriam Eva Leveton, MA., MFT, was in private practice in the S.F. Bay Area, and was an Associate Professor for both the Drama Therapy and Somatics Program at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS). Eva was honored with the 2004 Zerka Moreno Lifetime Achievement Award for distinguished work in Psychodrama.
In memoriam Regina Moreno, M.A. has been using sociodrama, role training and sociometric choice techniques with elementary, middle school and college level students for the past 45 years. She is the daughter of Dr. J.L. Moreno, founder of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Sociodrama, as well as the step daughter of Zerka T. Moreno.
Eric Greenleaf, Ph.D. directs the Milton H. Erickson Institute of the Bay Area, and teaches and consults both nationally and internationally. Milton Erickson, M.D. chose Eric to receive the first Milton H. Erickson Award of Scientific Excellence for Writing in Hypnosis. He has a full time psychotherapy practice in Albany California. He is the author of The Problem of Evil: Ancient Dilemmas and Modern Therapy, (published in 2000). He serves on the Board of the New Bridge Foundation, a comprehensive substance abuse treatment center in Berkeley CA.
In memoriam Lori Greenleaf, PhD, MFT, ATR practices in Albany CA, using art therapy, hypnosis, and EMDR. She works with all ages, specializing in work with children from gifted to normal and those in the autistic spectrum. Lori has a background in fine arts and theater as well as in substance abuse treatment, and has given art therapy and creative expression workshops in America and Europe.
Ilene Wolf, MFT, RDT/BCT has been practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area as a licensed psychotherapist for 30 years. Ilene has trained in Advanced Applications of Cognitive Therapy (TEAM) with David Burns, M.D. at Stanford University. Ilene has been a social activist for over thirty years, creating programs that addressed issues related to overcoming poverty as well as the environment. Ilene is an adjunct professor at JFK University and Sonoma State University, and teaches internationally, most recently in Bolivia, Mexico and University of Hong Kong; Relationship and Couples Therapy; How to Overcome Fear of Conflict; How to Overcome Bullying at School and in the Workplace.