Featured Speakers
Keynote Speaker Susana Pendzik, PhD, RDT
Guest Speaker Saphira Linden, MA, LCAT, TEP, RDT/BCT
 


About our Keynote Speaker:
Susana Pendzik, PhD, RDT is head of the Dramatherapy Graduate Program at Tel Hai Academic College, lecturer (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Dramatherapy Institute, Switzerland), supervisor and therapist in private practice.



About our Guest Speaker: 
Saphira Barbara Linden, MA, RDT/BCT, TEP, LCAT, Artistic Director, Omega Theater/Theater Workshop Boston (now celebrating its 50th anniversary year, and 18 years of the Omega Transpersonal Drama Therapy Certificate Program and Professional Psychodrama Training). Awarded Teaching Excellence award, NADTA. ASGPP Fellow. Adjunct faculty, Lesley University, Endicott College, Antioch University, Indian Institute of Psychodrama. Created, produced numerous award-winning original plays, arts events, including The Cosmic Celebration in U.S., Europe, 11 years, and Motherblood, a sociodramatic play about two mothers, Israeli and Palestinian.  Her artistic work was subject of a half hour film, PBS Series, ARTISTS IN AMERICA. Trained hundreds professionals in arts, mental health, education, organizations/corporations. Transpersonal psychotherapist, management consultant, Sufi meditation teacher/ guide, since 1971. Founded Omega Arts Network for transformational artist-healers globally. Private practice. Author of numerous articles, chapters about her work. Editor and author, The Heart and Soul of Psychotherapy: A Transpersonal Approach through Theater Arts – Drama Therapy, Psychodrama, Transformational Theater.