Journal articles

Authored by Postlethwaite, Jenny

Author Title Issue Keywords Abstract Sequence
Postlethwaite, Jenny From Rational to Relational - Reflections on embracing a psychodramatic approach in academic mentoring (PDF, 202.9 KB) Journal 28 December 2019 academic mentoring, conserved cultures, mentoring, Psychodrama, relational, spontaneity, university mentoring, vulnerability Many practitioners working in organisations will find themselves facing the challenge of heavily conserved systems and cultures. What might be the effect of embracing a psychodramatic approach in such contexts? Through the lens of a long running mentoring programme in two Australian universities, this article identifies the experience for the participating academics as novel and impactful, providing them with a springboard to develop and integrate a new relational capacity into their rational world. The positive effect is felt and seen within individual mentoring relationships and beyond, sparking spontaneity capable of shifting the wider university paradigm. 4 2019-12
Postlethwaite, Jenny Reflections of a First Time Producer (PDF, 108.5 KB) Journal 21 December 2012 Producer, Psychodrama Anyone who has trained in the psychodrama method has experienced first time production. Many have a story or two to tell in this regard. In this short informal article, Jenny Postlethwaite tells her story of producing a psychodrama for the first time. 12 2012-12