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#39- Identity, Empowerment, and Co-Creation with Nina Garcia, RDT, CCPT

Check out the Episode! In this energetic episode, Nina shares her experiences with finding her path to drama therapy and the perseverance that was required of her to make it to her dream. Nina talks about the importance of identity and often uses phrases like, "Can we play with that?" or "How can we empower… Continue reading #39- Identity, Empowerment, and Co-Creation with Nina Garcia, RDT, CCPT

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#33- Improvisation, The Power of “Yes And…” and Finding Your Weirdos, with Emily Kreiger, M.Ed

Check out the Episode! In this episode, Emily shares her history as a school counselor and her exciting new journey to becoming a drama therapist. Emily tells a beautiful experience about the power of psychodrama and embodiment during her graduate coureses. Improvisation is an incredible tool that Emily describes, she takes us through the joy… Continue reading #33- Improvisation, The Power of “Yes And…” and Finding Your Weirdos, with Emily Kreiger, M.Ed

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#20- Drama, Intuition, and Community, with Krista Verrastro, MA, RDT

Check out the episode! 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… Continue reading #20- Drama, Intuition, and Community, with Krista Verrastro, MA, RDT

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#11- Therapeutic Theater, Inclusion, and Collaboration with Angelle Cook, MA, RDT

  Check out the episode here! In this episode, Angelle Cook, MA, RDT, discusses her passion for supporting people with various ability levels by creating a space where they can utilize performance in a therapeutic way. She explains the unique approach that A Place To Be, the agency she works for, has created in supporting… Continue reading #11- Therapeutic Theater, Inclusion, and Collaboration with Angelle Cook, MA, RDT

Blog, Tuesday Top Five (TT5)

TT5: Therapy-Related Novels and Books (of 2019)

This list is by no means exhaustive and is my current top favorite books that have resonated with me this past year. This list is also biased towards the populations that I work with, but there is no doubt that these would be helpful for any therapist working with any populations. Next year the list… Continue reading TT5: Therapy-Related Novels and Books (of 2019)