Psychodrama, an experiential form of therapy, uses guided drama and role playing to work through problems. First developed by Jacob L. Moreno, psychodrama includes elements of theater – such as the use of props – and is often conducted on a stage, or in a space that serves as a stage area. Psychodrama is used in both individual and group therapy settings and can help people gain perspective on emotional concerns, conflicts, or other areas of concern in a safe and supportive environment. Think this approach might be right for you? Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s psychodrama experts today.

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I have advanced training in psychodrama, an action based form of group and individual therapy that helps you connect with your emotions, improve your friendships and relationships, explore different parts of yourself, and allows you try out new skills safely.

— Kerry Conca, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Tampa, FL

I am a registered Drama Therapist (RDT), but sadly that option wasn't listed. I work with playfulness and interactive processes, to help you discover new ways of seeing the world, new roles to open up to in your life, and the possibility of making new choices and patterns. Don't worry, this isn't about "making you act"! Together, we can improve your ability to respond to life situations with more spontaneity and less uncertainty, by practicing new skills and playing with new ways of responding.

— Christi Proffitt, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Seattle, WA

Working under a supervisor, I provide safe and professional therapy. In my practice, I follow both the Code of Ethics of the institute of Psychodrama and Statement of Ethical Principles for the European Association of Psychotherapy. I always strive to further my abilities as a therapist and psychiatrist, making it my professional duty to attend international workshops regularly.

— Ekaterina Tyurina, Psychotherapist in Belgrade,

"Everything that is learned in action must also be unlearned in action." (J.L. Moreno)

— Allen Johnson, Counselor in Brandon, MS

My training in psychodrama has allowed me to use this therapy as a way of interacting with the many roles we have in our lives, along with a unique way of interacting with our emotions, selves and issues.

— Elizabeth Thomas, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I specialize in drama therapy methods to help people heal. This includes using mindfulness, embodiment, imagination, playfulness, acting, and role-play to explore parts of self, rigid roles we play in society, and ways to respond to stressful life situations.

— Irene Van, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Santa Clara, CA

Psychodrama is an action method, often used as psychotherapy, in which clients use spontaneous dramatization, role-playing, and dramatic self-presentation to investigate and gain insight into their lives. I use psychodrama with souldrama ( to break patterns that are stopping you from fulfilling your lives.

— Caroline Beretta, Licensed Professional Counselor in Montclair, NJ

I have 400+ hours of training in psychodrama from Centerwood Institute, and currently hold the title of Assistant Director of Psychodrama. Psychodrama is an action method in which individuals use spontaneous dramatization, role playing, and dramatic self-presentation to investigate and gain insight into their lives. Psychodrama can be used to explore parts of self, as well as interpersonal relationship dynamics.

— Dana Sayre, Creative Art Therapist

Once I met the world of psychodrama it enhanced my approach with clients. Doing simple techniques to allow a shift in thinking is what this approach has done for my clients.

— crystal lopez, Licensed Professional Counselor in ,

I have completed psychodrama training hours both in the Indian and U.S contexts.

— Akhila Khanna, Creative Art Therapist in New York City, NY

I had 700+ psychodrama training hours. I utilize experiential & expressive art techniques to facilitate people's creativity, spontaneity & flexibility in all levels (cognition, emotion, & behavior). I create an experiential process to impact people inside & outside of therapy, which empowers them to gain new experience internally and externally. Therefore, they develop a stronger self & I believe through the experiential process, the changes made in therapy fundamentally last longer.

— Pei-Yi Lin, Psychologist in ,