Drama Education and Dramatherapy: Exploring the space by Clive Holmwood

By Clive Holmwood

Dramatherapy is more and more getting used in faculties and academic institutions as a manner of aiding younger people’s emotional wishes. This e-book examines the gap among drama schooling and Dramatherapy exploring the questions: Does a therapist educate? whilst does the function of the drama instructor border on that of therapist? How do those professions see and comprehend one another and the jobs they play?

In Drama schooling and Dramatherapy, Clive Holmwood attracts on his adventure as a Dramatherapist and examines the background of drama schooling and Dramatherapy, exploring the social, political, healing and inventive impacts that experience impacted those professions over the past century. He additionally discusses how those fields are intrinsically associated and examines the liminal characteristics betwixt and among them. The ebook considers particular case experiences, from the therapist's and teacher's views discussing what occurs within the drama category and treatment house together with how the dramatic shape is known, explored and expressed either educationally and therapeutically. The ‘them and us’ mentality, which regularly exists in various professions that percentage a standard foundation is additionally explored. The e-book contemplates how academics and Dramatherapists can paintings collaboratively sooner or later, bringing down limitations that exist among them and starting a operating discussion that would eventually and holistically help the kids and teens all of them paintings with.

This e-book can be of curiosity to these excited about utilizing drama in an academic or healing context, together with: drama academics, arts therapists, academics of arts remedy and researchers inside of wider arts, utilized arts and academic schools inside faculties and universities.

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