Judith Glass Collins, PhD, TEP, RDT, is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the states of California and Washington. She is currently living on an island in the Olympic Peninsula with her husband, two dogs, and one cat. She is currently working on her role of playwright and prose fiction writer. Judith is a 6 time winner of the Port Townsend One-Act Play Festival. Her play, Of Poisoned Pens and Palates, won the International KNOCK short play contest, and was performed in Seattle. Her play, Veterans Day, was given a staged reading at the Baltimore Playwright's Festival. Judith has also had productions of her plays in Port Angeles and Gardiner, Washington, and Changing Scene Theatre Northwest in Bremerton, Washington.
Her publishing credits include: the chapter: Working Toward Aesthetic Distance in Expressive and Creative Arts Methods for Trauma Survivors, edited by Lois Carey, and published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers; another chapter she co-wrote with Adam Blatner entitled "Using Psychodrama and Dramatherapy Methods in Supervising Dramatherapy Practicum Students" from Supervision of Dramatherapy, edited by Phil Jones and Ditty Dokter, published by Routledge. Her two one-act plays, Veteran's Day and The Glass Kingdom have been published by Next Stage Press. Judith had the honor of teaching a playwriting course at Centrum Writers' Conference in Port Townsend, Summer, 2015 and at Writer's Workshoppe in Port Townsend, Summer, 2018.
Judith has been in the psychodrama and drama therapy fields for over 25 years. She was awarded the honor of Fellow by the ASGPP. She has served several communities over the years as a therapist, teacher, supervisor, and consultant. She served on the Board of Examiners for three years, one of them as Chairperson. In 2006 she co-chaired the National ASGPP Conference. She has many workshops and presentations to her credit, including a one-woman, self-revelatory performance piece about second marriages, called Clearing the Aisle, which she performed at the California Institute of Integral Studies in January, 2006.
Dr. Glass Collins is a member of the American Psychological Association, the ASGPP, the National Association for Drama Therapy, the Dramatists Guild of America, and the International Center for Women Playwrights.