Hudson Valley Chapter
of the American Society of
Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama

Join us for an evening of Psychodrama at our Open Session

Open sessions are 2 to 2 1/2 hour psychodrama sessions offered by certified psychodramatists to the general public. You may participate as little or as much as you want. They are presented on the third Friday of most months at 7:30 PM at Boughton Place on Kisor Road in Highland, NY. Suggested Donation: $10/5 for students and those on limited income. All proceeds go to support Boughton Place. Boughton Place is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Receipts for tax purposes are available upon request.

Important:See below for directions!


Friday, June 16, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Boughton Place
150 Kisor Road
Highland, NY

Come join us for an evening of psychodrama and discover the power and joy of this method of exploring individual and group concerns. Participate as much or as little as you like.

Jacob Gershoni

“Who Do You Know?: Exploring Social Relationships in Action”

This open session will utilize Action Methods (Sociometry, Psychodrama & Group Psychotherapy) to help us look at how we connect to others and identify tools to enhance these relationships. Techniques to communicate directly, to express ourselves more fully, have difficult conversations and rehearse possible changes will be demonstrated with the help of the group present.

Jacob Gershoni, LCSW, CGP, TEP is a certified group psychotherapist (CGP) in private practice, and also certified as Trainer, Practitioner and Educator (TEP) by the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy. He is the Co-Director of the Psychodrama Training Institute, a division of the Sociometric Institute in New York. Formerly, he served as a medical social worker at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and a Senior Psychiatric Social Worker at Queens Child Guidance Center. He has led workshops and presentations in many local and international conferences and institutes. He leads ongoing therapy and training groups and open workshops focusing on personal development, team building and group work in action.

Jacob graduated from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (1968) and the University of Michigan (1975). Since then he studied at various institutes focusing on individual as well as family and group therapy. In private practice since 1980, Jacob’s approach to therapy is both eclectic and experiential.

Jacob is the editor of “Psychodrama in the 21st Century: Clinical and Educational Applications” (Springer, 2003) and author of book chapters and articles in various journals. His book chapters and articles have been published in professional journals, as detailed in his website:


In case of questionable weather or for more information please call: 845-440-7272.  Email us at and we will notify you electronically of upcoming events each month!

Directions to Boughton Place: DO NOT USE YOUR GPS once you turn south onto Kisor Road as many of them misdirect you. Kisor Road is one street east of the Speedway Gas Station (located on Rt 299 at the corner of New Paltz Road and Rt 299). If you are coming from the east (Highland, Poughkeepsie, Port Ewen), you will turn left onto Kisor.  If you are coming from the west (NYS Thurway, New Paltz), you will turn right onto Kisor. Once you make your turn onto Kisor, Boughton Place is the first driveway on the left. The theater entrance is the first door you come to. Go beyond the building to park and walk back to the entrance.