Integrative psychodramatic psychotherapy & group psychotherapy

George Biglin has counseled individuals, groups, and families through a host of problem situations.

Training other professionals in psychodramatic techniques

George Biglin is a certified trainer, educator, and practitioner of psychodrama and action techniques.

Corporate mental health training

George Biglin has conducted 100+ corporate training sessions at well-known companies like Morgan Stanley, American Express Company, Sony, and The Rockefeller Group.

Professional referrals

George Biglin is availabe to accept private-pay client referrals from professional organizations and health providers to treat individuals, groups, and families through alcohol and drug problems, depression, anxiety issues, children issues, anger management, and family issues.

  • “I have known George Biglin for 27 years in the EAP field.  He is an excellent clinician, management consultant and corporate trainer.” – Mary Fitzpatrick LCSW, CEO Fitzpatrick Rodal Associates

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  • “George Biglin is a phenomenal trainer whose passion for helping others, both patients and staff, is clearly evident through his enthusiastic approach and his dedication to the field of chemical dependency treatment.”  – Don Gasparini, PhD, MA, CASAC, Assistant Vice President, St. John’s Riverside Hospital

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  • “George visited and conducted a training session with both staff and patients, which were well received. His techniques reflected great professionalism and excellence.” – Mark Greenfield, CASAC, Clinic Director, Greenburgh Open Door

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  • “I have known George for 35 years and have found him to be a dedicated and talented: clinician, educator and trainer.” – Dr. Benjamin D. Reese, Jr., Clinical Psychologist, President, National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE)

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  • “George presents the material in a way that is relatable, helpful and honest.” – Carol Rose, Director of Training, Good Shepherd Services – Human Services Workshops

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  • “I have known George for 28 years. He is an excellent EAP clinician and innovative management consultant with terrific platform skills, where he uses role play in the Critical Incident model to effectively treat substance abuse.” – Stephen E. Kohn, President, Health & EAP Resources, Inc.

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  • “George’s use of role play in the Critical Incident model teaches: role play, counter transference identification and how to work on best practices in dealing with substance abuse. It is very effective and builds staff networks.” – Barbara Feldman, LCSW, CASAC, Clinical Director, Parallax Center, Inc.

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  • George Biglin is an exceptional trainer in the use of Role Play, Experiential, and Psychodramatic techniques. Have always been very impressed with his passion, insight, expertise and professional demeanor in effectively teaching these techniques and nurturing these skills in others.” – Mary P. Mulligan, School Psychologist, NYC High Schools

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  • “I have co-trained with George and he is the quintessential professional. Psychodrama techniques come alive under his creative touch. He is a gifted Psychotherapist who has taken the powerful techniques of psychodrama, added his own touch, and applied them to the world of business and customer service.” – Dorothy Ellis, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, LaGuardia College, National Corporate Trainer

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  • “I worked with George Biglin in a Psychiatric Day Treatment Program over a period of many years. His weekly psychodrama sessions with clients, many of whom were difficult to engage, were a highlight of the program’s offerings. In addition, he trained a number of staff to do this work with him, providing innovative and enriching services for both his colleagues and his patients.” – Lois Mergentime, LCSW, Psychotherapist, Private Practice, Nyack NY Office

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  • “George Biglin presented to our staff in the use of psychodrama and addiction treatment, which was well received. He is an expert in his field.” – John Slotwinski, Director, St. John’s Riverside Hospital (New Focus)

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  • “George led an inspiring and very instructive crisis intervention workshop for a group of VPs who dealt with employee issues at the Fortune 100 financial services firm I was working for at the time. George is a dynamic presenter who is responsive to the needs of the group.” – Arlene M. Redmond, MS, MBA

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Social Workers Continuing Education Courses

Earn Social Work CEU Credits, OASAS & Psychodrama Credits

Course Title

Objectives

Contact hours

Introduction to the Use of Psychodramatic Techniques
in the Treatment of Alcoholism
by Social Workers
  • Demonstrate effective, responsible and diagnostically appropriate action techniques for a recovering population
  • Understanding the mechanics of prepping a group or client for therapeutic work with action techniques
  • Demonstrate and instruct the understanding of the benefits and potential hazards of these powerful techniques
7.0
The Use of Role Play and Psychodramatic Techniques
in the Ongoing Individual
and Group Treatment of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse by Social Workers
  • Demonstration of effective, responsible and diagnostically appropriate assessment, action counseling and role playing techniques used in individual and group treatment
  • Demonstration of a gradual warm-up in breakout groups that develops a safe, supportive, productive, effective role play and discussion
  • Instruction and the rationale benefits and potential hazards of these powerful treatment
  • Demonstration of the following assessment techniques (essence page, social atom of substances, people, places and things, spectrogram and essence page of substances, empty chair substances, intra-psychic psychodramatic triangle, sculpting)
  • Demonstration of individual and group treatment action techniques (sculpting, intra-psychic psychodramatic triangle, empty chair, role play, psychodramatic role play techniques, journaling, difficult themes role play and appropriate recovery role training)
  • Instruction of the theory and rationale of these treatment techniques
7.0
The Use of Role Play and Psychodramatic Techniques
in Supervision and Training (Critical Incident and Relapse Prevention Models) by Social Workers
  • Demonstration of effective, responsible and diagnostically appropriate action techniques used in supervision and training
  • Demonstration of a gradual warm-up in breakout groups that develops a safe, supportive, productive, effective role play and discussion
  • Instruction and the rationale benefits and potential hazards of these powerful supervisory techniques
7.0
The use of Role Play, Experiential and Psychodramatic Techniques in the Treatment of Adolescent Alcoholism and Substance Abuse by Social Workers
  • Demonstration of effective, responsible and diagnostically appropriate assessment, action counseling and role playing techniques used in the treatment of adolescent alcohol and substance abuse
  • Demonstration of a gradual warm-up in breakout groups that develops a safe, supportive, productive, effective role play and discussion
  • Instruction and the rationale benefits and potential hazards of these powerful treatment techniques
  • Demonstration of the following assessment techniques (social atom of substances, people, places and things, image of alcohol, essence page of alcohol, empty chair of alcohol)
  • Instruction of the theoretical and rationale understanding of these treatment techniques
7.0
Role Play in Social Work Individual & Group Treatment
  • Demonstrate effective, responsible and diagnostically appropriate assessment, action counseling and role playing techniques used in individual and group treatment
  • Demonstration of a gradual warm-up in breakout groups that develops a safe, supportive, productive, effective role play and discussion
  • Instruction and the rationale benefits and potential hazards of these powerful treatment techniques
  • Demonstration of the following assessment techniques (essence page, social atom of people, places and things, spectrogram, intra-psychic psychodramatic triangle, sculpting)
  • Demonstration of individual and group treatment action techniques (sculpting, intra-psychic psychodramatic triangle, empty chair, role play, journaling, difficult themes role play and appropriate recovery role training)
  • Instruction of the theory and rationale of these treatment techniques, warm-ups and group closure techniques
7.0
Role Play in Social Work Individual & Group Supervision
  • Demonstrate effective, responsible and diagnostically appropriate action techniques used in individual and group supervision
  • Demonstration of a gradual warm-up in breakout groups that develops a safe, supportive, productive, effective role play and discussion
  • Instruction and the rationale benefits and potential hazards of these powerful supervisory techniques
7.0
Role Play in Psychoeducational Training
  • Demonstrate effective, responsible and diagnostically appropriate action techniques used in psychoeducational training
  • Demonstration of a gradual warm-up in breakout groups that develops a safe, supportive, productive, effective role play and discussion
  • Instruction and the rationale benefits and potential hazards of these powerful psychoeducational training techniques
7.0

Updated: Nov. 2015

 

George Biglin, LCSW SW CPE, TEP is recognized by the New York State
Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved
provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0235

 

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