dramatherapy for school and business
" I have got more courage to develop more of my own work. I am going to make better use of my time by not getting stuck into a rut, and getting different perspectives."

Dramatherapy has as its main focus the intentional use of healing aspects of drama and theatre as the therapeutic process. It is a method of working and playing which uses action methods to facilitate creativity, imagination, learning, insight and growth.
Through the use of drama techniques such as storymaking, movement, voice, improvisation, role play and role reversal, dramatherapy focuses on building POSITIVE relationships.

Dramatherapy may take place in individual or group sessions. It can work with a range of issues including; exploring conflict situations, easing transition and change; connecting with the creative side of the brain to free the mind up and look at situations in a different way; to bring more fun and spontaneity into life; building confidence in developing relationships;
• people who self harm
• young people who have come into conflict with the law
• young people who have been in hospital or a residential setting for a while
• families who have experienced domestic violence
• young people who have offended
• adults with mental health problems

Dramatherapy can work with a range of issues including developing social skills, increasing focus and concentration, and expressing feelings in a safe and fun way.
Dramatherapy programs can also be tailor-made for staff to learn different skills to work with their clients/patients.