The 2nd International Children and Youth Psychodrama Conference

Center for Psychodrama – Zagreb, Croatia




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10.00 – 15.00  


Saturday & Sunday, 18-19 September 2021



Rebels with a Cause: Psychodrama with Adolescents

online 2 days online workshop with Mario Cossa



17.30 – 18.00  

Friday, 24th September 2021
Opening ceremony
18.00 – 19.30
Plenary session
Hana Kende & team
The Art of Psychodramatist for Children and Youth
Saturday, 25th September 2021
9.00 – 10.30
Plenary session
Milena Mutafchieva & Stefan Flegelskamp & Reijo Kaupilla
Evidence Based Trauma Stabilization (EBTS) for traumatized families
10.30 – 11.00 Break
11.00 – 12.30 Workshops 1
Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
Beáta H. Pozsár, Csilla Németh
Mixed bag (Psychodrama with adolescents)


Angela Sordano
The embodiment in groups with adolescents
Craig Stevens
Working WITH resistance
Daniela Tahirova, Alexandrina Milcheva How to use our superpowers online
Mario Cossa
Drago-Drama: Archetypal Psychodrama with Youth
(3 hours workshop – 11:00-14.00)
12.30 – 14.30 Lunch Break
 14.30 – 16.00 Room 1

Oral presentations 1

Brenda Cleary: Psychodrama in Applied Childhood Bioethics
Fabian Blobel: Working in the sociometric space with adolescents
Zafy Melisova: The application of psychodrama for adolescents with mental disorder and intellectual difficulties: the course of the group dynamic


Room 2

Oral presentations 1

Enas Jouda, Manal El Herbawi: Children in Gaza between the covid pandemic and the last War2021
Elisabeth Skjetne, Eva Steinkjer: The hidden play
Kristina Urbanc, Sandra Matijević: Corrupted City – a story from adolescents’ psychodrama group
16.00 – 16.30 Break
16.30 – 18.00 Workshops 2
Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4
Milena Mutachieva, Stefan Flegelskamp
“The snake says, no fear!”: Group- and Individual- Psychodrama with aggressive children
Luigi Dotti,
Giovanna Ferella Spontaneity and control. From hyperactivity to spontaneous activity in children  psychodrama
Virag Szikora
Elaboratig Traumatic Experiences in the Symbolic World
Wilma Scategni
Dreams, Myths and Fairy Tales/ Psychodrama online with family, children and adolescence: Experiences and research
18.15 – 18.45 Closing of the Day



Time Sunday, 26th September 2021
9.00 – 9.30 Poster presentations discussion and questions
9.30 – 11.00 Oral presentations 3

Wilma Scategni: Dreams, Myths and Fairy Tales/ Psychodrama online with family, children and adolescence: Experiences and research
Claudia Bonardi, Luigi Dotti: Play between psychodrama and psychomotricity: groups of children who are victims of assisted violence
Larisa Mogunova – “Sociometric Flower”: plot structure for the initial phase of group psychodrama with children and adolescents
11.00 – 11.30 Break
11.30 – 13.00 Workshops 3
Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
Irena Vitaljić
My challenges and my strengths – Psychodramatic and Somatic Experiencing approach to research personal capacity in working with children and young people
Fabian Blobel
„…Can we go smoke a cigarette…”


Inna Braneva
Psychodrama work with children /3-7 years/ with developmental difficulties
Viola Szebeni
Half-ready’ drawing techniques
Lydia Yordanova
Psychodrama and Expressive Arts Therapy Approach for Healing Childrens’ Trauma Caused by Parents’ Divorce


13.15 – 14.00 Closing ceremony




Poster presentations
Ljubica Duspara, Zvonimira Lojen: „Which house is mine? “ A symbol of a home in the child psychodrama of adopted children
Inna Braneva: Presentation of a Psychodrama Festival, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Andreja Bartolac Child psychodrama with the sibling of a neurodiverse child: a case study
Maria Orbán Short history of Children Psychodrama Association APCA-KH, Romania Center for psychodrama, Croatia