A Handbook For Trainers, Coaches, Consultants and Leaders (authors: Chantal Nève-Hanquet and Agathe Crespel), Routledge 2019,

is now available.


‘Combining insight and practice, this will be an indispensable text for all practitioners in the field.’ -Regina Moreno, Co-Founder Bay Area Moreno Institute, Berkeley, California, USA

‘An excellent guide filled with practical ideas for facilitators in organizational settings who seek to augment synergy and creativity in groups. The world sorely needs more collective intelligence in all spheres, and action-oriented methods offer a prime way to move in this direction.’ – Renée Emunah, Professor at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS); author of Acting for Real

‘The use of action methods for working teams is one example of the inclusion of role playing as a very useful contribution among the various workplace tools.’ – Adam Blatner, editor of Action Explorations: Applications of Role Playing Methods

‘This is an essential read for everyone involved in any form of group engagement and organisational change management. A very practical, pragmatic and much needed addition to the tool box for a facilitator. You will get plenty of ideas to work with!’ – Vinay Kumar, Vice Chair of International Association of Facilitators and Director at C2C Organizational Development

About the Author

Chantal Nève-Hanquet‘s international career in psychology has encompassed psychodrama, Jungian analysis and family therapy. During fifty years working with groups, she has significantly contributed to the spread of action methods. She is a member of several international associations, including IAGP and EFTA, and a founding member and treasurer of the Belgian-based FEPTO which promotes action methods throughout Europe.

Agathe Crespel trained as a psychologist and practitioner of action methods in Belgium and France. Over the past fifteen years she has facilitated groups in various professional settings, making extensive use of action methods for supervision, coaching and the enhancement of creativity.

The authors, both members of the Brussels-based Centre for Psychosociological Training and Intervention (CFIP), have extended their practice to Italy, France, Bulgaria, Greece, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey and the United States through numerous congresses and workshops.





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