Nelson Training Programme 2018

Training Programme

Training involves attending the year-long programmes, training and experiential workshops, reading, writing, peer practice group, social activities and supervision. Most courses are open to those who wish to develop their professional abilities without necessarily becoming certificated practitioners.

Onetahua Marae Residential Weekend Workshop 2018

This residential training workshop will have an emphasis on whanaungatanga and building our relationships as we integrate our learning from the year.   We will explore whakapapa, genealogy and discover similarities and differences in our family cultures.  We will view...

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One to One Supervised Director Training

Programme for Advanced Trainees  : Advanced trainees will set up and lead a practise personal development group. The group can be made up of current trainees, those who are interested in psychodrama from the community or from a network of friends. (A minimum of 8...

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2018 Paul Baakman Workshop – Freedom to Act

(Non-residential, weekend workshop : Limited to 15 people) Freedom to Act . . . unleashing the creativity of surplus reality Surplus reality opens up our imagination to see other worlds and possibilities.   Psychodrama production becomes artful when participants are...

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Monthly: An Experience of Psychodrama Nelson (2018)

During these evening sessions, you will get a taste of the method of psychodrama, for some for you perhaps for the first time. It will be a gentle introduction to the philosophy and methods developed by Dr J L Moreno and furthered by practitioners in psychodrama associations worldwide.

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Application for Training

Trainees need to have, be working towards, or planning to attain a professional qualification in their chosen field.

Application is done in three stages:

  1. Apply using the online form here: Enrol.
  2. A Training Interview for new trainees: the purpose of the interview is to determine professional goals and to assess the relevance of prior learning, to outline the training process and to begin to develop a training plan. This interview is free of charge. Contact a Staff member or the Nelson administrator to make an appointment.
  3. You will be notified of acceptance at the interview or by email. Your place will be confirmed by the payment of fees.

Once the enrolment is confirmed this Training Agreement is in place.

Contact Nelson WPTI

Staff Members


C/- Claire Guy 175 Tasman Street, Nelson 7010 Phone: +64 21 119 2533 E-mail: