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, April 21, 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.

Heidi Landis

Go Play: The Art of Acceptance and Moving Forward

Our stories are intrinsic to how we see the world and how we shape our view of the world. Psychodrama invites us to find new, creative, active ways to enter into the theme of your life story.  This evening, we will explore, in action, acceptance of the stories that lie within and the possibilities of the stories not yet created.  We will build opportunities to experience flexibility in our stories and ourselves by engaging in play, connecting the mind and body, and allowing for acknowledgement, recognition, future opportunities and freedom in ourselves.

Trainer Bio

 Heidi Landis, RDT-BCT, LCAT, TEP, CGP is a Registered Drama Therapist, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, Trainer Educator and Practitioner of Psychodrama, and Certified Group Psychotherapist. Heidi is currently the Associate Executive Director of clinical and training programs at Creative Alternatives of New York (CANY) where she runs a variety of Trauma-Informed Drama Therapy groups with many different populations including refugee children and adults, adults and youth on the autistic spectrum and youth in residential settings and therapeutic schools. In addition, Heidi is in private practice in New York City where she sees clients, facilitates trainings in New York City, nationally and internationally and runs an ongoing psychodrama-training group. Heidi is an adjunct professor at Lesley University, The College of New Rochelle, and Concordia University and has published about her work in the books Trauma-Informed Drama Therapy: Transforming Clinics, classrooms and communities and Handbook of Child and Adolescent Group Therapy: A Practitioner’s Reference. Heidi served two terms as the Education Chair of the North American Drama Therapy Association and two terms on the Executive Council of the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama.


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.