2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

GEXTH 5047 Principles and Practices of Drama Therapy

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic principles and practices of drama therapy including an integration of current theoretical approaches. Students will be introduced to the various techniques used in drama therapy including photography, dolls and puppets, masks, story telling and dreams, and to the application in clinical practice. The course will cover both individual and group drama therapy interventions. The course will look at drama therapy from four perspectives: the therapist, the client, the theory and the technique.