Drama therapy

Drama therapy uses an action to facilitate creativity, imagination, learning, insight and growth.

The main focus of drama therapy is to use of the healing aspects of drama and theatre. Drama therapists support individuals to engage in drama activities such as stories, play texts and improvisation to explore and address difficult and painful life experiences or make troubling issues more bearable through an indirect approach. The methods aim to bring about emotional and social change. You do not need to have previous experience or skill in acting, theatre or drama.

Drama therapy benefits

  • Promotes positive behavioural changes
  • Improves interpersonal and social skills
  • Allows for a healthy expression of feelings and emotions
  • Gives clarity to experiences
  • Expands communication and understanding
  • Instils confidence

Drama therapy at Nightingale Hospital London

At Nightingale Hospital, here in London, drama therapy can be accessed in a group setting as part of an outpatient, day patient or inpatient programme. To understand the most suitable for your needs and personal circumstances our team would welcome your call.

Drama therapy has supported many individuals suffering from mental health conditions by being an outlet for their feelings and emotions.

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