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Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Counseling Psychology Department
School of Professional Psychology and Health
MA, California Institute of Integral Studies
MA, San Francisco State University
Sylvia Israel, LMFT, TEP, RDT/BCT, licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Board Certified Trainer, Educator and Practitioner of Psychodrama and Registered Drama Therapist/Board Certified Trainer, teaches at CIIS and Kansas State University. She is a Certified Team Leader in the Therapeutic Spiral Model and has taught PTSD and Action Methods at various graduate programs. Sylvia is co-founder of Bay Area Moreno Institute, IMAGINE! Center for Creativity & Healing, and Bay Area Playback Theatre. She has led workshops nationally and internationally on a variety of topics including:Steps to Forgiveness, The Deep Psychology of Money, and Loving-Kindness (Metta) in Action which she presented at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Sylvia is Past-President of the Northern California Chapter of the National Association of Drama Therapy. Her passion is finding the doorway to awaken spontaneity, which allows us to live creatively in the present. Sylvia maintains a private practice in Marin and San Francisco working with individuals, couples, and groups.