It's been a long, frigid and snowy winter. Under all that cold snow
are the seeds and bulbs of spring. Join us for an evening of psychodrama,
bask in the warmth of old friends, discover the warmth of new friends
and uncover what will be blooming for you as the winter melts away.
Walters, MS, LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor), LCAT
(Licensed Creative Arts Therapist), and TEP,
is the founder and co-director of the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute
(1989). Rebecca received her Masters degree in Expressive Therapies
from Lesley College in 1978 and has worked with individuals and groups
of children, adolescents and adults since then. With thirty years
of inpatient experience, she was the Director of Child and Adolescent
Psychodrama Services at Four Winds Psychiatric Hospital, Katonah,
NY where she ran six psychodrama groups a week with children and with
adolescents. She also supervised the psychodrama internship program
at Four Winds. While at Four Winds she developed ways to effectively
use psychodrama and other action methods in Dialectical Behavorial
Therapy skill groups which she ran on the adolescent units several
times a week.
Rebecca is a sought after international trainer and is known for her
expertise in the use of action methods with children and adolescents
as well as in the use of psychodrama in DBT skills groups. She has
brought her well received training seminars in these areas to conferences
and training institutes throughout the US and abroad. She developed,
along with Bill Coleman, TEP, a psychodrama training curriculum for
substance abuse counselors for Daytop, NY. She has served on the faculty
of Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyer College and is currently on the faculty
of MD Anderson Cancer Center's I*CARE, a program for Interpersonal
Communication and Relationship Enhancement that is a project of the
Department of Faculty Development dedicated to improving the communication
among cancer patients, their families and their providers. She is
the co author of several articles on the use of psychodrama and sociodrama
in medical education.
Rebecca is an elected member of the Executive Council of the American
Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama, an organization in
which she is a Fellow. She is the 2010 recipient of their Hannah Weiner
Awarded which honors her years of service to the ASGPP. She is the
current president of the Hudson Valley Chapter of the ASGPP.
Rebecca is certified as a Trainer, Educator and Practitioner by the
American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy.
She has a private practice in Highland, NY (New Paltz) and is known
for her warmth, sensitivity and humor.
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