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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 Oak Park, the suburbs of Oak Park, other nearby places such as Elmhurst, Chicago, 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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Ebony Harris
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Collaborate and identify stressors while utilizing both new and existing strengths and coping to help them to unleash one's inner power.


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Collaborate and identify stressors while utilizing both new and existing strengths and coping to help them to unleash one's inner power.

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My philosophy as a therapist is that I am in the passenger seat, helping navigate while my clients control the wheel. Utilizing a strengths-based, solution focused approach, I will work with you to identify your strengths and positive coping skills.

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James Searing
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Create a place where you can explore experiences known only to you. Here you can conquer your critic, reprogram negative beliefs. Therapy is honors the magic of your unique self and. discovering the talents, and abilities that lie within you.


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Create a place where you can explore experiences known only to you. Here you can conquer your critic, reprogram negative beliefs. Therapy is honors the magic of your unique self and. discovering the talents, and abilities that lie within you.

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I view therapy as a sacred space and protected process. I'm a modern minded therapist always learning the latest in the sciences available. However, I love the art of therapy even more and strive to create a tailored approach unique to you.

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Michael Tavolacci
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Together, we will bring joy, satisfaction, and a sense of control back to your life. In your sessions, you will set the destination and we will develop your skills to get your there; skills designed to make lasting change in your outlook and life.


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Together, we will bring joy, satisfaction, and a sense of control back to your life. In your sessions, you will set the destination and we will develop your skills to get your there; skills designed to make lasting change in your outlook and life.

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I pride myself on my objectivity and ability to be supportive. I am directive and skilled at gently confronting those things that hold my clients back from the personal growth and life satisfaction they desire and deserve.

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Liana Gerdov
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Hand in hand, we will dive into the depth to uncover and heal your shadows, challenges, and road blocks. Let's work through your current difficulties and help you fall in love with your true self again so that you can become liberated and empowered!


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Hand in hand, we will dive into the depth to uncover and heal your shadows, challenges, and road blocks. Let's work through your current difficulties and help you fall in love with your true self again so that you can become liberated and empowered!

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Exploring the techniques that are best for you, let's get creative- blending cognitive, analytical, interpersonal, mindfulness, solution-focused, somatic, creative arts. Dive deeper w/ clinical/spiritual hypnotherapy, energy healing, and meditation.

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Believe that you are capable of helping yourself. Empower you to transform into the Best version of yourself. Strive for you to live your Best life. Teach you how to thrive in the face of adversity.


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Believe that you are capable of helping yourself. Empower you to transform into the Best version of yourself. Strive for you to live your Best life. Teach you how to thrive in the face of adversity.

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I thoroughly enjoy facilitating individual, couples, and family therapy, and the passion for my craft is evident during every session. I truly believe that without discomfort, there is no growth!

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Dr. Britney  Alford remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia