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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 Elwood, the suburbs of Elwood, other nearby places such as Joliet, Channahon, or anywhere else in Illinois, 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.

Get Started with Drama Therapy Today!

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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Esther Kim
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Through empathic listening and honest but gentle feedback, the client and I will navigate difficult situations, thoughts, feelings that hinder personal and relational progress and emotional well-being.


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Through empathic listening and honest but gentle feedback, the client and I will navigate difficult situations, thoughts, feelings that hinder personal and relational progress and emotional well-being.

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My goal is to create a space where clients feel safe and accepted. I take an eclectic approach to therapy, gleaning from different theories and modalities to create a personal experience that fits the needs of each individual client.

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Dive into your experiences and the source(s) of your distress. Next, we will collaborate on your goals together because it’s important that you have a voice in your care! We'll begin by easing your distress and empowering you with tools to succeed.


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Dive into your experiences and the source(s) of your distress. Next, we will collaborate on your goals together because it’s important that you have a voice in your care! We'll begin by easing your distress and empowering you with tools to succeed.

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Regardless of the therapy strategy we engage in (I will always be transparent and explain what it is and how it will help!) my approach will always include pulling out the strengths you already have to help you adjust to lifes inevitable transitions.

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Erica Bobish
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I want to create goals that are both important and achievable for you, challenge thought patterns and find ways to cope and grow in times of stress. I'll always check in with you to ensure that we're on the right track and going at your pace.


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I want to create goals that are both important and achievable for you, challenge thought patterns and find ways to cope and grow in times of stress. I'll always check in with you to ensure that we're on the right track and going at your pace.

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I tailor therapy to you. I like to offer activities with my approach, like writing prompts, meditations, and creative projects, as well as the traditional talk therapy. What's most important to me is that you're getting what you need from therapy.

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Paul Freedman
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Explore your experience and how you want your life to be. We'll look at your story, how you tell it, and where you want it to go. How you see yourself - and everything around you - can make all the difference in the world.


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Explore your experience and how you want your life to be. We'll look at your story, how you tell it, and where you want it to go. How you see yourself - and everything around you - can make all the difference in the world.

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As we work together, you'll develop a growing sense of alliance and supportive collaboration; an increasing sense of insight and confidence that you'll be okay.

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Araceli Diaz
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Develop a strong therapeutic relationship where I take the time to listen deeply to your unique story so that we can co-create goals that will allow you to live your life with more ease, joy, and confidence.


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Develop a strong therapeutic relationship where I take the time to listen deeply to your unique story so that we can co-create goals that will allow you to live your life with more ease, joy, and confidence.

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My approach is grounded in the belief that holistic care is crucial to healing ourselves, our communities & our planet. I am also a yoga teacher so our sessions can incorporate breathwork, yoga & meditation to incorporate the mind, body & spirit.

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