Palmerston North Branch of WPTI

Information for Trainees

After many years of dedicated work Joan Daniels has recently retired as a trainer and will no longer be providing training in Palmerston North.

Joan has been involved in psychodrama training in Palmerston North for 23 years. She ran WPTI’s first core curriculum training programme in Palmerston North in 1994 and has maintained a strong presence of psychodrama practice and psychodrama training in Palmerston North since then. Her deep love of the psychodrama method and what we can create with this method is unmistakable for all of us who have known her and have benefitted from her work.

Joan intends to continue to run psychodrama groups for personal and professional development in the coming year.

WPTI will look to offering some training events in Palmerston North at some point in the future if there is interest in this.

If you are interested in receiving information about any of these groups, contact Marcia Amadio at or phone 06 927 5451

WPTI Staff

 Profile of Leaders

Bev Hosking is a role trainer and TEP (Trainer, Educator, Practitioner). She is experienced in action methods that aim to promote social dialogue and the formation of cohesive communities. She is a founding staff member of WPTI and works as an individual and small group supervisor, consultant trainer, counsellor and playback theatre practitioner and trainer. She is a member of the AANZPA Board of Examiners.

Diana Jones is a sociometrist and TEP (Trainer, Educator, Practitioner). She is a company director, organisation development practitioner and executive coach. She has been applying psychodramatic methods in organisations and in professional supervision for over 18 years.

Executive Director

Bev Hosking

Staff – Teaching and Supervision

Bev Hosking, Diana Jones

Administrative Assistant

Marcia Amadio

Contact the Palmerston North Branch of WPTI


Marcia Amadio, 3 Nelson Street, Fielding


Phone: +64 6 927 5451