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drama therapy

n.
Psychotherapy that incorporates the use of dramatic techniques, such as improvisation and performance.
An eclectic approach to understanding and alleviating social and psychologic conflicts using the vocabulary of theatre; the goal of DT is to effect behavioural, emotional, and cognitive changes through active participation.
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We are drama therapists who believe in the healing power of theatre and who have devoted much of our work and life to the action methods of drama therapy, psychodrama, and playback theatre in order to encourage personal and social change through these tools," she said.
I want to become a drama therapist working with people who have social issues - including drug abuse," she said.
My mother trained as a drama therapist and now runs a film festival, and my father worked in the City.
Stewart - who trained as a drama teacher and was a drama therapist at the hospital in West Linton, Peeblesshire - was stopped in March on the M73 in North Lanarkshire.
An arts therapist is a qualified art, music or drama therapist, who uses his or her chosen art form to work therapeutically with people who are experiencing physical, mental, social and emotional difficulties.
Carlos Rodriguez, a 32-year-old drama therapist, moved from Puerto Rico to New York in 1992 "officially to go to graduate school," he says.
Angela's colleague, drama therapist Clive Holmwood, said: "The key thing we are looking for is therapeutic change in an individual.
She went out to work on the front-line in Croatia in 1994 and still goes back sporadically as a volunteer drama therapist with a humanitarian relief agency known as something unpronouncabl e that translates as Sunflower.
The actress's father is eminent character actor Paul Sorvino and her mother, Joanna, is a drama therapist Her parents divorced eight years ago and she says she took every job she could to escape from the upset.
Judges include Art Therapist and member of the American Art Therapy Association Michelle Dean, Artists and Publishers of Gurze Books Leigh and Lindsey Cohn, Drama Therapist Carol Dietrich, iaedp President and psychodrama expert Mary Bellofatto, and renowned photographic fine artist Fritz Liedtke.