International Trainers
Dr. Jochen Becker-Ebel
Adjunct Prof. f. Psychodrama,
  • PhD in theology; Degree in Counseling/Coaching DGSv
  • Director of Psychodrama, trainer, supervisor (= German TEP) with DFP
  • Founder of Vedadrama and of the Pvt. Ltd.
  • Owner of PIB Germany (founded in 1973)
  • Works in India since 1985 in social field and teaching
  • Presently running the trainer center in Medical Education Memomed
Savita Dhawan
Director of Psychodrama TEB/NBBE
Director of Training
  • Diploma in Psychology
  • Psychotherapist
  • Director of Psychodrama TEP/NBE
  • CEO
  • Worked in India as psychodrama teacher since 1996
  • Conducts workshops, supervision and theory seminars since 2016
International Guest Trainers
Klaus Ernst Harter
Director of a rehabilitation center for drug addicts
  • Expert of German National Addiction Programs
  • Director and International Coordinator for Psychodrama Education in Russia and India of the Moreno Institute for Sociometry
  • Psychodrama and Grouppsychotherapy in Germany,
  • Course Director & Supervisor For Vedadrama India Pvt. Ltd. And India Head (certification, quality control)
Dr. Steven Durost
  • Steven Durost, PhD, LCMHC, REAT, PAT is the Executive Director & Owner of C.R.E.A.T.E! Center for Expressive Arts, Therapy and Education in Manchester N.H.
  • Steven is a trauma counselor, arts-based and experiential therapist, adjunct faculty, and international presenter.
  • Steven has received the Zerka T. Moreno Award from the ASGPP
Dr. Karen Drucker
  • Licensed Psychologist and Certified Trainer of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy in Boulder, Colorado; where she has a private practice and taught at Naropa University for 16 years.
  • A warm and engaging teacher; loves designing trainings that are clear, powerful, and integrative for learning and experiencing.
  • Enjoyed her travels to India the past few years to work with Vedadrama students in Bangalore, Coimbatore, and Delhi, and looks forward to returning in person.
Indian Trainers
Madhu Shukla
  • Certified Psychodrama Director (CP) and PAT based out of Bangalore
  • Creative arts based facilitator, story practitioner and co-founder of By the River, a storytelling initiative for adults started in 2014
  • Post-graduate in theatre and acting studies from Ninasam, Shimoga and The National School of Drama, New Delhi
  • Coaches individual and organisational to lead lives aligned with their values and unleashing their full creative potential
Rashmi Datt
  • Psychodramatist, Emotional Intelligence and Presence coach who works with individuals and teams in helping them become the best they can be.
  • In three decades of industry experience, she has worked with leadership teams in organisations to empower them in finding alignment and synergy in their functioning
Haseena Abdulla
  • Founder of SAAZ and Director of Lifelab International. (
  • She is a Certified Psychodrama Director CP and is a Provisional Teaching Supervising Transactional Analyst in Psychotherapy by ITAA. (
  • Uses eclectic approach in her work using different modalities.
  • Postgraduate in sociology and psychology
  • MBA in Human Resource Management
  • Counselor, Trainer, Facilitator since 1998
  • Certified in Gestalt Therapy, Psychodrama practitioner, Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (O), Master Practitioner in Neuro Liguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Faculty of ‘Certificate in Applied Basic Counselling Skills
  • Secretary – Asha Counselling and Training services
  • Trustee – SAATA
Sadhana Mishra
  • MSc (Applied Psychology, clinical)
  • CP Psychodrama
  • Certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy and 4yrs advanced training in TA
  • Founder of Listening Corner – Aim is to provide Counselling services to individuals and couples, and spread psychological awareness for mental well-being to corporates also.
  • Trained in Sexual health and Relationship counselling
Swasthika Ramamurthy
  • Integrates her vast experience in Neurophysiology with Applied Behavioural Science to help provide insights and broaden perspectives on human dynamics.
  • Deploys innovative ways of experiential learning using psychodramatic techniques and process work to enhance inclusion and leadership skills for people in various disciplines and life-stages.
  • Taps into her rich life experience, spiritual and philosophical foundation to add depth to her Coaching, Facilitation and Organisation Development work.
Syed Mansoor Ahmed
  • Certified Psychodrama Director, Serial Storyteller, Executive Coach and Leadership Development specialist
  • Founder & Director at NovelKraft Solutions, a company that helps organizations to develop leadership capabilities essential for the conceptual age.
  • Management graduate with 18 years of experience with IT & ITES organizations in Leadership and Organizational Development roles.
  • Loves acting
India Co-Trainers
Chithra Vijay
  • Chithra is a Psychodrama Director CP and has been a practicing Psychotherapist for over a decade. Other modalities she draws from are Transactional Analysis, NLP and Gestalt.
  • She integrates spirituality and mindfulness both in her personal life and professional practice. Her profession is her passion, and she feels grateful in being a part of her clients’ processes.
  • She works with all age groups and specializes in couples and family therapy.
Vipul Malhotra
  • Psychodrama Co-Director, Executive Coach (Columbia University, NY), Leadership Facilitator and Actor.
  • Passion to work specifically in areas of Individual Leadership and Organizational Development with expertise in Executive Presence, Situational Leadership, Storytelling and Emotional Intelligence.
  • Combines his training from Coaching, Psychodrama, TA, NLP and Gestalt techniques to unlock people’s potential.