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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 Riverside, the suburbs of Riverside, other nearby places such as Berwyn, Hines, 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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Help you regain mental clarity, emotional capacity, and physical energy and have a clear and specific vision of a life that is meaningful, authentic, and content.


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Help you regain mental clarity, emotional capacity, and physical energy and have a clear and specific vision of a life that is meaningful, authentic, and content.

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I only provide a brief style of therapy. I meet with clients up to six times and sessions are 25-minutes long. I have found that this format allows us to use the time productively and tends to increase clients’ motivation.

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  • Relationships
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Rosa V King
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Tackle challenge, resolve issues with planning ahead instead of worrying ahead, receive psycho-education about problem areas, and identify triggers in order to build an appropriate tool box.


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Tackle challenge, resolve issues with planning ahead instead of worrying ahead, receive psycho-education about problem areas, and identify triggers in order to build an appropriate tool box.

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Allow therapy to help clear your mind and get some questions answered. You should be heard, not judged when talking about personal, important matters. My approach is solution focused and tension reduction

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  • Anxiety
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Latosha Haywood
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figure it out. I'm open to discuss whatever your need is and of course what I can confidently and professionally handle. When the issue at hand is beyond me I will connect you with the professional who is ready,willing, and able.


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figure it out. I'm open to discuss whatever your need is and of course what I can confidently and professionally handle. When the issue at hand is beyond me I will connect you with the professional who is ready,willing, and able.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am more person centered by nature and happened to have fallen in love with narrative therapy. Which means with me is the perfect opportunity to talk all that you desire while I use my narrative therapy toolbox to help you come to a resolve.

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Jamie Salsberg
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Clients should expect growth through their own work, and the ability to address sometimes difficult situations and material in order to advance from the good work done through therapeutic gains. Be willing to be uncomfortable to create what you want.


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Clients should expect growth through their own work, and the ability to address sometimes difficult situations and material in order to advance from the good work done through therapeutic gains. Be willing to be uncomfortable to create what you want.

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I use a direct, and affirming approach in order to address forward thinking and support clients in working toward meeting their goals. While it is necessary and significant to address the past, it is also essential to be able to move into the future.

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Amy Ceshker
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Amy believes that it IS possible to learn to give yourself the gift of grace, incorporate new skills and move towards realistic changes for a meaningful life.


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Amy believes that it IS possible to learn to give yourself the gift of grace, incorporate new skills and move towards realistic changes for a meaningful life.

Something to know about my approach is:

Amy believes that everyone has “junk” aka trauma or turmoil that has negatively impacted their lives.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
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