Using Action to Effect Change

DIRECTOR



                                    Jean M. Campbell, LCSW, CET III, TEP

                                        Teacher and Trainer
                                        Psychodramatist
                                        Consultant
                                        Bodyworker
                                        Spiritual Midwife


Jean Campbell has utilized action methods in clinical, business and medical settings since 1993. She is a certified as a Trainer, Educator and Practitioner by the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy, is a Masters Level Certified Experiential Therapist, an EMDR practitioner, a Level II Reiki practitioner, a Fellow of the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama, and a Practitioner and Trainer of Psychodramatic Bodywork®.  In addition, Jean is an Instructor in the UCLA Extension Program at the University of California, Los Angeles, a former Faculty Member at Ryokan College in Los Angeles, California, a Program Faculty Member of the I*CARE (Interpersonal Communication and Relationship Enhancement) Program at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, and a Psychodrama Trainer at Onsite in Cumberland Furnace, TN.

Jean worked in business for 11 years and was Director of Operations for a multi-million dollar pharmaceutical advertising and marketing firm.   As she likes to say, it fed her 401 K, but didn't feed her soul.  As a result of her own personal journey, she became an MSW and went on to work in the substance abuse and mental health field for more than 18 years, in a variety of clinical settings, including as Director of the Family Program at Inter-Care, Ltd. in New York City, and as Clinical Director of Clearview Treatment Programs in Los Angeles.  

As Director of the Action Institute of California, Jean uses action methods in businesses, agencies, clinics, schools and hospitals to facilitate staff trainings, team building, strategic planning, crisis management and role training seminars. In addition, she trains clinicians in both Psychodrama and Psychodramatic Bodywork®, facilitating her students in the discovery and nurturing of the presence of Spirit and intuition in their own lives.  

Jean is committed to using action to effect change on an individual, community and global level.
  

FACULTY



Susan Aaron, BA, RMT
is an internationally respected expert on emotions, the body and spirituality. Susan is a Canadian Certified Director of Psychodrama, a registered massage therapist and a Reiki Master with extensive training in body psychotherapy. In 1990 she created a training program called Psychodramatic Bodywork®. Since then, Susan's training and workshops have transformed people from Canada, the UK, the U.S. and Europe, by teaching and applying the principles supporting the physical, emotional and spiritual journey.

She has produced two videos in DVD format that illustrate her work on anger and fear. She works with a team of skilled students and graduates who help create the safe space that is an essential requirement for transformative experiences. She channels her messages to her students with the support of a council of guides.


Susan is the recipient of the 2006 Innovator’s award, presented by the American Society of Group Psychotherapy & Psychodrama (ASGPP). This award acknowledges her innovative work in combining psychodrama and bodywork.



Bill Coleman, LMSW, TEP is Certified as a Trainer, Educator and Practitioner by the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy and is currently on staff as a Trauma Therapist at Sierra Tucson, a world-renowned treatment program in Tucson, Arizona. For eight years he was a Staff Psychodramatist at Four Winds Psychiatric Hospital in Katonah, NY, treating dually diagnosed adolescents and adults. He is on the faculty of the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute, a premier training institute in New Paltz, NY. He was also an Adjunct Professor at Russell Sage College in New York, designing and teaching courses in Theater Therapy. Bill has also designed and taught Psychodrama methods for Day Top Village, Freedom Institute and other substance abuse treatment facilities. He has presented at many international conferences and is the creator of “Men-At-Fifty”, psychodrama groups for men in mid-life transitions.


Bill also has an extensive history in government and business. For five years he was a Counterintelligence Officer in the US Army doing service during the Vietnam War. He was also the Assistant Security Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, and held a similar position at Sotheby’s, New York. During the 1980s, Bill was Corporate Director of Security for two prominent Wall Street firms and has owned and operated his own international private investigations company.

 

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Cardiff, CA  92007

Phone:     310-909-9780

E-mail:    actioninstitute@mac.com

Website:  www.theactioninstitute.com  

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