Standards - Models
Europe starting out
The people of Europe are making enormous efforts to
fill the "Common House of Europe" with life
important political steps have been taken. However,
a common Europe will only come into being if it develops
from the foundations. If we want such a Europe we must
get to know the people of Europe, learn from each other,
visit each other and organise conventions and celebrations
all as part of our normal everyday life.
As psychodramatists in Europe we are contributing to
this in an engaged and professional manner.
Europe challenges us
A successful and capable Europe of the future can only
be achieved if we deal with the changes a globalised
world brings through our philosophies.
The central requirements are:
- Dealing with strangeness
- Coping with variety
- Dealing with changes.
With the results, concepts, methods and procedures
of psychodrama, sociometry and psycho-dramatic group
psychotherapy we psychodramatists are well armed to
meet the challenges of European integration in our fields
Europe from the beginning
The Psychodrama-Institut für Europa e.V. was founded
in Amsterdam in 1989. From the very beginning the institute
has sought to encourage the development of psychodrama
throughout Europe. Active exchanges and cooperation
between east and west Europe are the daily norm in our
institute. As equal partners we deepen and develop our
We concretely pursue the following aims:
1. We organize the further education and training of
experts from psycho-social professions in psychodrama
2. We take an active role in the politics of our professions
and solicit professional acceptance
3. We actively encourage professional exchanges and
4. We are involved in trans-cultural research
5. We develop the theoretical bases of psychodrama and
We establish material and financial prerequisites for
psychodrama work throughout Europe.