In this episode, Krista discusses her journey to becoming a drama therapist and her drive for creativity. She talks about the use of drama in a variety of ways, for example a combination of EMDR and drama therapy. She touches on the importance of community, working in private practice, and the use of intuition gained from years of experience.
Krista Verrastro, MA, RDT is a Registered Drama Therapist. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from New York University. She is currently in private practice in a suburb of Baltimore (Reisterstown, MD). She has worked in a variety of settings, such as outpatient mental health clinics, schools, and nursing homes. She specializes in helping people of all ages who feel used, abused, neglected, and rejected transform from surviving to thriving. She presents nationally and internationally about drama therapy and mental health issues.
Krista’s Blog with archived guest posts from other arts journals.