48. Making a drama out of a crisis
Discover a dramatic solution for your depression. Stop being a mere spectator in life’s tragicomedy and get back in the director’s chair. Discover how to set the scene for recuperation and stage your recovery.
Doing drama doesn’t mean you have to build a theatre in your back garden or erect a stage in your spare room. To the ancient Greeks, drama simply meant something that is acted out, or lived through.
Both psychodrama and drama therapy explore feelings using actions. They usually involve group work, although you can do drama therapy one to one. Psychodrama was developed by Jacob Levy Moreno, a Viennese doctor who came up with the idea after watching children playing in a park. In psychodrama, ...