Chapter 9. Acting for Change: The Evolution of a Psychodrama Group

  1. Bill Reading RMN, MA, DipSocSci, DipDypPsych1 and
  2. Martin Weegmann BA(Hons), DipClinPsych, MInstGA2
  1. Gillian Woodward

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713549.ch9

Group Psychotherapy and Addiction

Group Psychotherapy and Addiction

How to Cite

Woodward, G. (2004) Acting for Change: The Evolution of a Psychodrama Group, in Group Psychotherapy and Addiction (eds B. Reading and M. Weegmann), Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713549.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    East Kent Community Alcohol Service

  2. 2

    Ealing Substance Misuse Service

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861564481

Online ISBN: 9780470713549



  • psychodrama group;
  • infantile fixation;
  • paranoia;
  • mood swings;
  • emotional discomfort


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Alcohol dependence - the condition or syndrome

  • Therapeutic context

  • Acting for Change within the new model

  • Conclusion