Dr. Eberhard Scheiffele, PhD, TEP, RDT, is a theatre artist, psychotherapist, scholar, and award-winning psychodramatist. For 2005-06 he was awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholar grant for teaching in the Psychology Department at Gumanitarni University in Ekaterinburg, Russia. His doctoral dissertation "The Theatre of Truth", written at the University of California, Berkeley, focused on Jacob Moreno's theatre of spontaneity and psychodrama (available on www.amazon.com). He is certified as Trainer, Educator, Practitioner (TEP) by the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy, and he is a Registered Drama Therapist (RDT). In 2005 he received the Innovator's Award from the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama (ASGPP), and in 2006 he was awarded the status of Fellow. While his first love remains acting, his experience also includes working in private practice and for agencies as a psychotherapist for children, adolescents, and adults. In Germany he has worked as a psychologist in psychosomatic and in neurological rehabilitation clinics. He has over 20 years of teaching experience in mathematics, philosophy, theatre arts, and psychology. His research and experiential trainings have been presented at universities and regional, national, and international conferences in theatre and psychotherapy all over the United States, Canada, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Romania, Austria, Senegal (West Africa), and many parts of Russia. His approach is sought out because of his warmth, passion, and humor. His publications have appeared in many academic, peer-reviewed journals in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Ukraine, and Russia.
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