Dr. Daniela Simmons, PhD, has been utilizing action methods since 1995 in Europe and since 2005 in the United States. She is a Board-Certified Trainer, Educator and Practitioner (TEP) by the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy.
Daniela Simmons' professional experience, both in Europe and the US, is in educational, research, and consultancy work in the social sciences and mental health. She is the Vice President of the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama (ASGPP); and an executive editor of the American Journal of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy.
Daniela Simmons offers experiential, didactic and online training modules on action methods (Psychodrama, Sociodrama, Sociometry, Theatre of the Oppressed, etc.) in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, TX; other states and internationally. Daniela is utilizing action methods also in her teaching practice in graduate and post-graduate university programs; and examining doctoral theses on Creative Expressive Arts and Action Methods. She delivers frequently public presentations and is the author of numerous research articles.