Course Overview

Drama Therapy course is a thoughtfully designed training with experiential, didactic, and clinical integration to prepare students to work as competent drama therapists who are also personally and culturally aware. 

Wide-ranging research interests of instructors include the use of drama in social justice work, heart rate variability biofeedback, the relationship between drama psychology, somatic expression, and emotional healing in adults and adolescents, action meditation and mindfulness practices, and film and cultural studies. Role-playing, voice work, dance, and storytelling are all techniques used in drama therapy to help patients explore and resolve social and personal issues.

By taking our drama therapy course, you’ll have access to the specific techniques experts in this field employ and the advantages they frequently offer. You will learn how to persuade a group to communicate with one another, create a drama-based session for a client, use role-playing to improve someone’s social skills, and much more. 

If you have never experienced this therapy, you will be astonished and impressed by the outcomes. Sign up today to learn more about Drama Therapy.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the course, students will be able to:

  • Discover more about drama therapy.
  • Understand the advantages of drama therapy.
  • Learn more about the symbols and metaphors used in theatre therapy.
  • Implement the methods and strategies for treating patients.
  • Understand the relationship between the role theory method and psychodrama.
  • Learn about the history of drama therapy and its integrated paradigm.
  • Learn about drama therapy for different age ranges.

Assessment and Certification

At the end of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. After you have successfully passed the final exam, you will be able to order an Accredited Certificate of Achievement at an additional cost of £19 for a PDF copy and £29 for an original print copy sent to you by post or for both £39.

Career Path

It is commonly known that this broad Drama Therapy course aids professional development and helps people prepare for employment opportunities in the UK. This Drama Therapy online course will help one to develop the skills necessary to do a better job. Salary ranges for jobs requiring a similar level of knowledge in the UK today range from £26,000 to £47,000 per year. It could be useful for any related industry job, such as:

  • CYP Therapist
  • Play Therapist
  • Drama Therapist
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Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Drama Therapy
Introduction to Drama Therapy 00:10:00
Module 02: Benefits of Drama Therapy
Benefits of Drama Therapy 00:10:00
Module 03: Metaphors and Symbols
Metaphors and Symbols 00:10:00
Module 04: Processes and Techniques
Processes and Techniques 00:10:00
Module 05: Developmental and Integrated Model of Drama Therapy
Developmental and Integrated Model of Drama Therapy 00:10:00
Module 06: Role Theory Approach and Psychodrama
Role Theory Approach and Psychodrama 00:10:00
Module 07: Assessment, Evaluation and Ethics
Assessment, Evaluation and Ethics 00:10:00
Module 08: Drama Therapy for Various Age Groups
Drama Therapy for Various Age Groups 00:10:00

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