Melinda Meyer



Professor Melinda Ashley Meyer

is the Director of the Expressive Arts Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding Program at the European Graduate School (EGS). She was a senior researcher at the Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies (NKVTS) (2004 – 2016) and the Director and Co-founder of the Norwegian Institute for Expressive Arts and Communication (NIKUT). She is a Director of Psychodrama and is a trained bioenergetics-therapist. Since 1983 she has focused on the combination of community, group and individual psychotherapy. She worked as an Expressive Arts and group psychotherapist at the Psychosocial Centre for Refugees with torture survivors and war refugees from 1990-2004. Since 2008 she has been project leader for a controlled longitudinal study with unaccompanied minor refugee boys between the age of 15 and 18 at NKVTS applying EXIT (Expressive Arts in Transition) as an early intervention model.
She has been giving lectures and workshops within the field of EXA (Expressive Arts), Psychodrama, trauma, conflict transformation and cross-cultural group work in Europe, Israel, East Europe, North, Central and South America. She has made three documentary films, written articles and participated in writing several books.

Who shall survive?
IAGP International Psychodrama Conference 2019

4/9/2019 - 8/9/2019, Iseo (BS) - Italy

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5 Days

127 Speakers

29 Events

360 Seats

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Irina Stefanescu (Romania) Workshop – English – French Activate the Survival & Thriving Net with Sociodrama! After months of rambling, research, travels, despair and big spendings, a mother finds out her son has Dravet epilepsy. After almost one year since the diagnostic, she finds her way to support her child and keep him alive. She […]

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Who survives? The workshop will explore the elements, which enable a person to survive difficult, expected and unexpected situations that life encounters. What helps a person to cope with loss, with crisis, with change? When we are looking at survival from the perspective of the natural sciences, we relate to the strong who survives. However, […]

Workshop preview #76

Maurizio Gasseau (Italy) Simposium – English – Italian RITUALS AND DREAMS IN THE WORK OF PEACE BUILDING AND CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION ON COLLECTIVE TRAUMA Maurizio Gasseau FEPTO Task Force for Peace Building and Conflict Transformation The FEPTO Task Force for Peace Building and Conflict Transformation was founded in Vienna in 2005. The Task Force organizes seminars […]