SHARMINI WINSLOW - Promises Healthcare


Sharmini Winslow Therapist

Sharmini Winslow

Certified Psychodramatist, Practitioner Applicant for Trainer (PAT) & Psychotherapist
MA (Couns), BFA (Dance), Certified Practitioner of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy


Sharmini’s distinctive background in both the performing arts and counselling has ignited a profound interest in psychodrama. She adeptly leads Personal Growth Groups, skillfully integrating elements of bodywork, role play, and creative arts. Additionally, she maintains a consistent schedule of psychodrama workshops. Notably, her dedication is underscored by her extensive training, comprising over 1000 hours of instruction and practice with the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute and AANZPA (Aotearoa Australian and New Zealand Psychodrama Association). Her expertise earned her the recognition of the American Board of Examiners, certifying her as a proficient practitioner of Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy. She is also an esteemed member of the American Society of Psychodrama and Group Psychotherapy (ASGPP).

Sharmini’s impactful contributions have left a positive imprint across diverse institutions, ranging from healthcare establishments to correctional centres. Employing a holistic approach, she prioritizes stress alleviation and the cultivation of self-awareness within her clientele. Her workshops and mentorship endeavours stand as testaments to her unwavering commitment to professional development, characterized by her distinctive amalgamation of methodologies. Through her innovative integration of AF-EMDR with Psychodrama, she amplifies her capacity for facilitating profound healing. All in all, Sharmini’s fervent dedication to transformation and healing resonates deeply within her impactful body of work.

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Sharmini is also a part of the Visions by Promises Team. 

  • Psychodrama
  • 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)
  • Certified Practitioner of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy, American Board of Examiners (USA)
  • Member of the American Society of Psychodrama and Group Psychotherapy (ASGPP)

Sharmini Winslow attained her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of California, Irvine, and subsequently achieved a Master’s degree in Counselling from Monash University in Australia. Her distinctive background in Performing Arts and Counselling has culminated in developing an inventive and dynamic form of experiential therapy. Notably, she was granted certification by the American Board of Examiners in February 2021 as a Certified Psychodramatist and practitioner of Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy.

Throughout her career, Sharmini has contributed her expertise to various institutions, including 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. Her enthusiastic and dynamic approach has left an indelible mark on each of these organizations.

Central to Sharmini’s professional ethos is alleviating stress and cultivating self-awareness among her clients. Her approach to therapy is characterized by a unique fusion of methodologies, informed by her 14-year tenure as a Pilates practitioner and over 1000 hours of training and practice with the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute and AANZPA (Aotearoa Australian and New Zealand Psychodrama Association).

Sharmini’s involvement in the 12-step recovery process underscores her commitment to aiding individuals in their journey towards recovery. Her engagements with individuals struggling with addiction are firmly rooted in the foundational principles of the Steps.

A testament to her comprehensive approach, Sharmini’s workshops, such as “Life is a Dance when you do the Steps,” garnered recognition at an international conference in Scotland. Her method of counseling and therapy in her Personal Growth Groups is characterized by a diverse blend of techniques, including bodywork, role play, and creative arts.

In addition to her individual therapeutic contributions, Sharmini plays a pivotal role in shaping the future generation of therapists. She takes great pride in mentoring fellow therapists and guiding training cohorts on their path to becoming Certified Psychodramatists. This commitment to knowledge transmission underscores her dedication to fostering a community of skilled and compassionate professionals. Furthermore, she holds the certification to provide training hours towards Psychodrama certification.

Reflecting her holistic approach, Sharmini adeptly integrates AF-EMDR (Attachment-Focused Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) with Psychodrama when circumstances warrant. This innovative synthesis enhances her capacity to facilitate profound healing and transformation.

In all her endeavors, Sharmini Winslow exudes an unwavering dedication to transformation and healing. Her distinctive skill set, coupled with her empathetic guidance, continues to uplift those under her care, offering a haven for personal growth and rejuvenation.

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