Psychodrama was invented by Jacob Levy Moreno in the beginning of the 20th century. It was the same time when psychoanalysis was being developed by Freud, which enriched our understanding of human psychopathology and its causes. Moreno who had been inspired by these ideas, started his own quest in exploring human nature. He perceived people living in societies as unhappy and stacked. Read more.
Jacob Levi Moreno – the founder
He was the founder of psychodrama was born in 1889 in Bucharest, lived for some time in Vienna and then lived in the USA from 1925 until his death in 1974. Read more.