Therapy offers participants the possibility to explore
a variety of dramatic processes to gain new insights
and express their individuality.
Role play, story-making, dramatic enactment,
character work, theatre games, the use of masks,
puppetry, art and movement, can assist a person to
express his or her feelings, difficulties and
It can also help participants embark upon a
voyage of self-discovery from which new perspectives
into old patterns, current challenges and solutions
Drama Therapy encourages exploration of new
roles that are available, and fosters a spontaneous,
authentic and confident attitude.
LaSalle, drama therapy can be used in group
and individual contexts.
are not required to have any previous drama
experience, however, a good capacity for movement is
therapy groups are weekly meetings that are two hours
They provide a safe therapeutic environment in
which group members have the opportunity to witness
and be witnessed, as they strive to find, acknowledge
and strengthen their potential for evoking positive
Individual drama therapy is a weekly meeting that is one hour in length and where a member determines the subject and goals of the therapeutic work to be done according to his or her needs. The maximum length of a rotation of individual therapy is twenty (20) sessions. A member may participate in a maximum of three (3) non-consecutive rotations of individual therapy.