This experientially based training includes both theoretical and practical components. This is part of the training for Dunedin and Christchurch trainees and the workshop is open to others. This workshop is suitable for anyone working in the human relations fields.

This workshop is also open to AANZPA Practitioners for their continued professional development.

Application of the training may be in formal groups, in clinical or community settings, the management of work teams or in the informal groups of everyday life.

Written Application

Write to us stating your experience, specific focus for this training and send to Include your contact details including e-mail address and phone number. 

Enrol for the Five Day Marae Based Intensive

Training in Action


Workshop Code: TIA-2021-Marae


Begins at 6:00 pm Wednesday 23 February 2022. Finishes at 3:00 pm Sunday 27 February 2022.


23 – 27 February 2022


Huirapa Marae, Puketeraki, Karitane

Training Hours

30 Hours


$720.00 incl GST.

A deposit of $50 must accompany enrolments; this is fully refundable if you do not proceed to training.

Enrolments close 1 September at which time full payment is required.


Telephone CITP Director Sara Crane +64 27 3299116



Sara Crane, Simon Gurnsey, Hamish Brown, Judith McDonald

Sara Crane

Sara Crane

Sara Crane is the CITP's Director of Training. She is a Psychodramatist, a Trainer Educator Practitioner (TEP, AANZPA) and is a Registered Psychotherapist with a special interest in children and families and has a long-standing involvement with Playback Theatre. (More...)

Hamish Brown

Hamish Brown

Hamish is a Psychodramatist, Trainer Educator Practitioner in training (TEPit) and delivers training in Auckland in Aotearoa New Zealand through the Auckland Training Centre for Psychodrama (ATCP).  (more...)

Simon Gurnsey

Simon Gurnsey

Simon Gurnsey is a Sociometrist and AANZPA’s webmaster. His work for city-making organisations like Greening the Rubble and Gap Filler includes many opportunities for relationship building. His dog, Mr. Brock, goes to work with him every day, mainly to fetch sticks.

Judith McDonald

Judith McDonald

Judith works in private practice as a Registered Psychotherapist. Her pathway to attaining her interim psychotherapy registration was by qualifying as a Psychodramatist. She enjoys walking, reading, semi-occasional gardening and getting away for weekends and holidays with her family and dog in their house bus.

Maria Snegirev

Maria Snegirev

Maria is a Psychodramatist, Registered Psychotherapist and experienced group facilitator. She has been a member of AANZPA since about 2010 and has held various roles on the committee of the Otago branch. Maria studied at Otago and has a B.A. in Russian Language and Literature, and a Diploma in Teaching. She has 20 years experience of leading Non-Violence programmes and has completed level 1 of Imago training. (More...)