President : Elizabeth (Diz) Synnot

Elizabeth (Diz) Synnot Elizabeth Synnot LLB, MSocSci, Sociodramatist, TEPIT, has 35 years experience working with all types of groups in our society. She takes initiatives to create environments to experiment and play with alternative approaches and outlooks to collaborative living and work. Elizabeth enjoys the complexities of group life and the extension and ongoing fine tuning of our world views and our concomitant experience of the world. She gets alongside you as you picture a good life and have experiences in the social systems in which you live. She highly values paying attention to spontaneity, sociometry and role relationships in the context of working and living together. Elizabeth has a practice where she works with families, individuals, communities and work groups. Much of her engagement by organisations and community groups is in the arenas of leadership and team work. Elizabeth receives regular professional supervision and training.

Vice President: Claire Guy

Claire Guy Claire is a TEP and trainer for Wellington Psychodrama Training Institute, Nelson Branch. She is a psychotherapist, trainer, supervisor and coach. She enjoys working with families and couples and loves to play with children. eMail: claireguy6552@gmail.com

Treasurer: Rosemary Nourse

Secretary & Web Liaison: Martin Putt

Martin Putt Martin is a Psychodramatist and registered Psychotherapist who works in Auckland. He works part time as a psychotherapist in a forensic inpatient setting with men with intellectual disabilities and in private practice with individuals (especially adolescents), couples and families. He lives in Westmere with his partner, Clare, and son, Jasper and is currently enjoying a foray into suburban beekeeping. eMail: martinputt33@gmail.com

Membership Secretary: Helen Phelan

Helen Phelan Helen Phelan has had over 25 years of experience in organisational development in many contexts and has recently focused on topics related to social justice and human rights issues. Helen is a qualified Sociometrist.

Committee Member: Helen Kearins

Committee Member: Patricia O'Rourke

Committee Member: Ali Watersong

Ali Watersong Ali Watersong is a psychodramatist, experienced counsellor and teacher in Otautahi, Aotearoa (Christchurch, New Zealand). She has recently retired from seeing individuals and couples for counselling and psychotherapy. She continues to lead personal development groups in the community which she has done for almost 30 years. She believes in the Creative Genius within each of us and delights in using the psychodrama method to assist people to create the lives they want. She loves the inspiration she receives from the natural environment and enjoys recreating in the outdoors, with or without her dog, Sophie. She is currently learning Te Reo (Maori language) and enjoys singing and playing guitar. She brings warmth, wisdom and a sense of fun to her work. Email: watersong@slingshot.co.nz Web Site: http://aliwatersong.co.nz/