Psychodrama, an experiential form of therapy, uses guided drama and role playing to work through problems. First developed by Jacob L. Moreno, psychodrama includes elements of theater – such as the use of props – and is often conducted on a stage, or in a space that serves as a stage area. Psychodrama is used in both individual and group therapy settings and can help people gain perspective on emotional concerns, conflicts, or other areas of concern in a safe and supportive environment. Think this approach might be right for you? Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s psychodrama experts today.

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I have advanced training in psychodrama, an action based form of group and individual therapy that helps you connect with your emotions, improve your friendships and relationships, explore different parts of yourself, and allows you try out new skills safely.

— Kerry Conca, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Tampa, FL

Once I met the world of psychodrama it enhanced my approach with clients. Doing simple techniques to allow a shift in thinking is what this approach has done for my clients.

— crystal lopez, Licensed Professional Counselor in ,

I have completed psychodrama training hours both in the Indian and U.S contexts.

— Akhila Khanna, Creative Art Therapist in New York City, NY

Psychodrama often applies roleplay as a tool for exploring traumatic experience or working on challenging situations in a safe and solutions-focused way. I have a Masters in Applied Theatre from the City University of New York and employ many other theatrical interventions for group and individual therapy. Techniques I often use are: - image theatre - improvisation - forum theatre - theatre games

— L Tantay, Student Therapist

"Everything that is learned in action must also be unlearned in action." (J.L. Moreno)

— Allen Johnson, Counselor in Brandon, MS

Throughout my career continually use and have seen success in psychodrama. Psychodrama is a type of experiential, action-based therapy in which people explore issues by acting out events from their past or current events in their life.

— Mordy Gottlieb, Therapist in Scottsdale, AZ

I have had 13 years of Psychodrama training and am a practitioner of action methods in helping individuals and couples

— Marc Hafkin, Psychotherapist in Bethesda, MD

I incorporate elements of Psychodrama in my individual work and in the groups I facilitate. I am actively engaged in professional development and training in this area.

— Lindsay Pierce, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Olympia, WA

Role playing can be used in so many ways. It can help us take ourselves out of our own mind and think about things from a different perspective and challenge our current way of thinking.

— Cody Bonertz, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Omaha, NE

Psychodrama is an experiential form of therapy that allows for corrective and reparative experiences followed by dynamic improvement through expression and rehearsal. In plain terms, we can revisit the traumatic moments in your life, or the moments you wished had happened to heal the trauma and correct your narrative. Playing pretend is not only for kids, it is a powerful way to understand the world around you, and to practice being the person you want to be.

— Imari Hardon, Therapist in ,