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Three day Psychodrama Workshop at Craigieburn Forest Park

Thursday, September 9, 2021   Posted in: Training By: Administrator With tags: Training, mental wellbeing, workshop, Relationships

You are invited to participate in a unique personal development 3-day workshop at Craigieburn Forest Park in the Canterbury High Country. This workshop will be run by AANZPA certificated psychodramatists Ali Watersong and Craig Whisker.

The workshop uses the psychodrama method to promote and expand creativity and spontaneity in all aspects of life, including personal, global and spiritual issues. During the workshop you can expect to enhance or regenerate life by developing new responses in your relationship with yourself, your family, friends, workplace or community.

Dates: Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st November 2021.
Time: From 6pm on Thursday to 3pm on Sunday. You are welcome to arrive anytime after 5pm on Thursday.
Location: Craigieburn Environment Centre - just over 100km west of Christchurch on State Highway 73 (approximately 105 minutes travel time).
Cost: $595 to $895 per person including GST - depending on income. This includes accommodation and meals.

Places are limited to 12 so register early! A deposit of $150 will secure your place - the balance would be appreciated by Friday 12th November 2021.

Visit Ali Watersong's website for more information including how to register and payment options. You can also contact the organisers directly for further details:

  • Ali Watersong: 027 276 5992 or awatersong[at]gmail.com; and
  • Craig Whisker: 021 213 9921 or craigwhisker1161[at]gmail.com.

The Craigieburn Environment Centre is nestled in beech forest at the base of the Craigieburn Mountain Range. This beautiful environment has been chosen to support mental and emotional restoration, and to promote creative expression. The aim of the workshop is to offer experiential psychodrama to a wide range of people, including those with no previous psychodrama experience.

About the facilitators

Ali Watersong is is a certificated psychodramatist, teacher and clown doctor now living in Wakatu/ Nelson. She has led numerous personal growth groups over the past 30 years and delights in using the psychodrama method to assist people to create the lives they want. She loves being in nature whether that is through tramping, kayaking, skiing or playing with her dog, Sophie.

Craig Whisker is a psychodramatist and educator with the Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Psychodrama Association (AANZPA). He first experienced psychodrama in 1988 and completed training from 2000 to 2007. Craig lives with Selina in Kihikihi (southwest of Hamilton), and together they have five adult children. He enjoys conversations while walking, creative writing, mountain biking, dreamwork, and working with families.