NADINE BERNARD

MA, MFA, P-RDT (NJ)

Drama Therapist

Education:

  • BA, Psychology and English Literature, Cornell University

  • MFA, Theater, acting concentration, Sarah Lawrence College

  • MA, Child Clinical Psychology, University of Denver

  • Completed Alternative Training Track of North American Drama Therapy Association

 

Certifications:

  • P-RDT (Provisional- Registered Drama Therapist)

  • Board Certified Life Coach

 

Experience:

  • Drama Therapist at Celebrate the Children, a school in Denville, NJ

  • Assisted professor of Drama Therapy, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

  • Drama Therapy intern at Bergen County Division of Family Guidance, CATS program and Youth Resource Center.

  • Drama Therapy intern for RISE and REFLECTIONS teen improvisation theater programs

  • Founder and Facilitator of Sibshop Montclair

  • Improvisational drama teacher at Montclair Cooperative School

  • Coordinator and facilitator for Luna Fantasy Factory theater camp

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Founding member and facilitator of Circle of Sparks Playback Ensemble, Montclair, NJ

  • Recent publication: “A Personal Reflection: Psychodrama Training as a Method of Deepening the Actor's Craft” in The Journal of Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy 66 (1): 147–149

  • Workshop presentation, Theater Approaches for the Classroom: Building Empathy and Attunement, for Alliance of Private Special Education Schools in North Jersey (ASAH) in-service

  • Monologue from my therapeutic theater play “Shadow of my Son” published in The Best Women’s Stage Monologues of 2008

Learn more about Nadine and drama therapy on her website PersonalPlays.com

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