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If you’re dealing with internal struggles or conflicts, or are searching for an interactive outlet that can help you improve your life, drama therapy is a promising option to consider.

Drama therapy incorporates drama principles and activities, in addition to psychology and behavioral health techniques, to help you achieve mental health objectives.

It helps you to tap into your feelings, attitudes, and behaviors through theatre and drama-based activities. Drama therapy can include storytelling, improv, role-playing, and theater games. This is a good option for someone who is having difficulty articulating their stories, goals, feelings, and thoughts through talk therapy alone.

Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Drama Therapy Benefits

Drama therapy is a proven approach. Here are some ways that drama therapy helps people:

  • Improved self-awareness and self-understanding.
  • Greater self confidence.
  • Healthy and effective interpersonal communication.
  • New coping skills.
  • More expression of emotions and feelings.

This is not an exhaustive list of drama therapy benefits.

If you are interested in learning more about Drama therapy and other forms of expressive art therapy, check out this article by Licensed Mental Health Counselor Jennifer Bishop.

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A drama therapist or counselor can help tremendously, regardless of your creative skill level or social ability. And Mental Health Match is here to help you find a local therapist or counselor in minutes! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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We will collaborate to identify your main goals for our time together, and periodically thereafter we'll check in to celebrate progress and identify any challenges or roadblocks. We may also change or add new goals as we go along.

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I blend diverse therapeutic methods, tailored to your unique journey. This may involve mindfulness, Eastern philosophy, reiki energy support, CBT, Gottman therapy, IFS, creative arts expression, and the principles of non-violent communication.

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Evaluate what led you to the present, explore themes from your past, learn about patterns in your life you'd like to change, better understand relationships you have and how you'd like to improve them, help heal from past trauma to be your best self

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I can help you to uncover what's under the surface, accept you for who you are, foster hope. and help you heal from your past while managing the present. I have empathy for others and bring warmth and understanding to sessions.

FOCUS AREAS:
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Ajunwa Nwogu
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We will uncover knowledge & skills you have acquired from your lived experience (strengths) & apply them in achieving your goals. My approach is a mix of narrative therapy, mindfulness, somatic practices, polyvagal theory-based therapy, etc.


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We will uncover knowledge & skills you have acquired from your lived experience (strengths) & apply them in achieving your goals. My approach is a mix of narrative therapy, mindfulness, somatic practices, polyvagal theory-based therapy, etc.

Something to know about my approach is:

I guide clients on working with their autonomic nervous system, which is the base of our self-healing mechanism, rather than going against it. We would do embodying & mindfulness practices as well as talk therapy to bring about the life you hope for.

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Explore relationships and communication patterns. Learn how to understand and manage anxiety. And learn how to more effectively manage and express emotions.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use an integrative approach which draws on a variety of well-practiced strategies to offer you support, feedback, and guidance best suited to your individual needs and goals.

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Dan Walinsky
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Build an authentic relationship within which we will explore areas of frustration, disconnect, or stuckness in your life. We may explore how todays problems stem from ways that we learned to manage life in the past that no longer serve us well.


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Build an authentic relationship within which we will explore areas of frustration, disconnect, or stuckness in your life. We may explore how todays problems stem from ways that we learned to manage life in the past that no longer serve us well.

Something to know about my approach is:

The relationship that we create together supports growth, exploration, and development. I've spent the past 10 years training therapists. These experiences have helped me to learn and understand how different approaches to therapy can helpful.

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