Psychodrama Therapist, Executive Director
MA (Couns), BFA (Dance)
Sharmini’s unique experiences in the performing arts and counselling have germinated her passion for psychodrama. She leads Personal Growth Groups, which incorporate elements of bodywork, role play, and the creative arts, and holds psychodrama workshops regularly.
- Substance Addiction
- Depression Treatment
- Anxiety Treatment
- Anger Management
Certifications and Accreditations
- Master of Counselling, Monash University (Australia)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance), University of California, Irvine (USA)
Sharmini Winslow graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance, and went on to earn a Masters in Counselling from Monash University, Australia. Her unique experiences in the fields of the Performing Arts and Counselling have led her to develop a dynamic and innovative form of experiential therapy.
Sharmini has served at Changi Women’s Prison, Raffles Counselling Centre, The We Care Centre, Singapore General Hospital, KK Hospital, The Rainbow Centre, Executives in Corporations and Banks, the Breast Cancer Foundation and Dayspring Girls’ Home, infusing each institution with her zeal and dynamism.
Sharmini strives to release stress in her clients, and help them develop self awareness. She brings a unique perspective to therapy, with 14 years as a Pilates practitioner. Her recent training includes Psychodrama with members of ANZPA, the Australian and New Zealand Psychodrama Association.
She is actively involved in the 12 step recovery process, and her work with addicts is grounded in the principle of the Steps.
Her workshops – “Life is a Dance when you do the Steps” was showcased at an international conference in Scotland. Sharmini’s eclectic style of counselling and therapy in her Personal Growth Groups includes elements of bodywork, role play and the creative arts.
by Sharmini Winslow, Psychodramatist / Therapist Anger is a response most of us have when we feel our territory is being threatened. This is a primitive reaction from our days as cavemen (and cavewomen) when a wild animal was nearby! This reaction has not quite...
Written by an anonymous contributor I am a self-confessed introvert. And I’m also an addict. I was recently cajoled into attending a Psychodrama session. I’d heard things about it - years earlier, my then significant other lauded the raw emotional exploration her...
As I mentioned in my first article, the phrase,"reverse roles" was very much what I heard at my first psychodrama workshop. As this was uttered by the group leader, two people on the stage switched places and began playing the opposite role. "This is it! ", I...
This is a series of article about the Action Method of Psychodrama by Sharmini Winslow. "Reverse roles!", the group leader shouted, and two people switched roles on stage and began enacting the opposite part. I was in the middle of my first Psychodrama workshop and...
For those of us who experience life as monotonous and rather soul-sucking there’s good news! Through accessing your spontaneity and creativity you can feel ALIVE. Our psychodrama and sociodrama workshops assist the return of playfulness and fun. One of the...