Drama Healing Therapy Course

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Drama Healing Therapy

Practitioner level 3

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to practice Drama Healing Therapy
  • Be awarded the professional ASC Diploma
  • Become a Registered BSY Drama Healing Therapy Practitioner

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Drama is one of man’s oldest communal activities and has immense power to heal minds and mend relationships. This course will introduce you to that power – showing you its possibilities, and at the same time warning of its dangers. During it, you will develop the core skills of Emotional Intelligence and Problem Identification, and learn how to apply them across a range of contexts.


  • Lesson One
    • An Overview of Drama in History
      • What do we Mean by Drama?
      • Drama as a Healing Therapy
      • Psychodrama
    • What Will This Drama Healing Therapy Course Train You to Do?
      • Spontaneity
  • Lesson Two
    • Theoretical Premise
      • The Fundamentals
      • What is Psychodrama?
      • Psychodrama in Practice
      • Technical Terminology
      • What is Sociodrama and How does it Differ from Psychodrama?
  • Lesson Three
    • Using Other People
      • The Purpose of the Auxiliary
      • Specific Functions of the Auxiliary
      • Choosing an Auxiliary
      • Making Use of the Audience
      • How to be an Auxiliary
  • Lesson Four
    • Warming Up
      • Using Warm-Up Techniques
      • Warm-Up Activities
      • Trust Exercises
      • Feel Good Games
      • Choosing the Protagonist
  • Lesson Five
    • Techniques
      • Story Telling
      • Role Play
      • Role Reversal
      • Using a Double
    • The Work of Augusto Boal
  • Lesson Six
    • Content and Action
      • Identifying the Problem
      • Feeling the Scene and Establishing the Stage Area
      • Non-Verbal Language and Communication
      • Confronting and Resisting
      • Personas
      • Circumference and Centreing
      • Closing Techniques
  • Lesson Seven
    • Working with Adolescents and Children
      • Ground Rules
      • Exploring Emotional Conflict
      • Working with Larger Groups
      • Small Group or One-to-One Sessions
      • The Conduct of the Session
      • Content of Smaller Sessions
      • Concluding the Session
  • Lesson Eight
    • Life Crises
      • Becoming a Spectator
      • Alienation Technique
      • Montage
      • Dealing with Life Crises
      • Grieving
      • Approaches in the Drama Healing Therapy Session for Grief
  • Lesson Nine
    • Wider Application of Drama and Therapy
      • Relationship Guidance
      • The World of Work
      • Relating to Other Therapies, Clinical and Hospital Units
      • Healing Drama with Disabled People
  • Lesson Ten
    • Problems and Difficulties
      • The Director as God
      • Selecting Group Members
      • Mutuality
      • Impulse and Spontaneity
      • Confrontation and Healing
      • Managing the Group
      • Ethics of Practice
      • Further Reading

No practical training is required to complete this course.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 11 monthly instalments of £30
  • OR
  • Pay the total course fee in one sum of £400 £380 and also receive a special Gift from our selection – free. Please click here to view the gifts

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271.

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