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Introductory Dramatherapy Course

Introductory Dramatherapy Course (not available)

This course is intended to familiarise participants with the rudiments of dramatherapy.

(Suitable for people working in teaching, health & counselling or those in the arts who wish to work in a therapeutic & healing way. Ideal for those thinking of pursuing further study in dramatherapy.)

 

There will be experiential and theoretical work in the following areas:

Symbol & Metaphor

Improvisation

Distancing

Role Theory

Dramatherapy for various populations

Psychodramatic techniques

Projective techniques of mask and puppetry

Storymaking

Theatro Therapy

Biographical work and performance

 

Additionally the following arts therapy modalities will be explained:

  • Art therapy

  • Voice – movement therapy

  • Somatic therapy

  • Dance – movement therapy

  • Narrative therapy/Arts

  • Biographical medicine by a G.P.

  • Guest presenters will join the course throughout

 

The following theories will be addressed:

Gestalt, Erikson, Piaget, Jung, Steiner, Lievegoed, CBT, counselling theory, narrative therapy and arts.

 

Outcomes:

  • Gain skills in using drama techniques in a therapeutic way as adjuncts to your work;

  • Show understanding of the relevance of dramatherapy in biography;

  • Use drama-based interventions that help in the healing process;

  • Analyse group dynamics and elicit themes in reflective work.

  • Show how other arts therapies can support dramatherapy.

 

Assessment:

Through experiential work, reflection & discussion; monitoring of aims; self-assessment (journal). Essay to be submitted after weekend 5.