Overview

This handbook is a comprehensive introduction, using first-hand accounts of psychodrama sessions. The contributors vividly illustrate the contribution dramatic improvisation can make to emotional health.

Incl. definition & historical background; use in therapuetic settings, incl. group therapy; sharing insights.

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The Handbook of Psychodrama

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Overview

This handbook is a comprehensive introduction, using first-hand accounts of psychodrama sessions. The contributors vividly illustrate the contribution dramatic improvisation can make to emotional health.

Incl. definition & historical background; use in therapuetic settings, incl. group therapy; sharing insights.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203977767
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 8/6/1998
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,257,229
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Preface
Introduction to the Handbook
Pt. I The warm-up - what is psychodrama? 1
1 An introduction to psychodrama 3
2 The historical background of psychodrama 15
3 Principles of psychodrama 29
4 The warm-up 47
Pt. II The action - how is psychodrama done? 67
5 The stage: the theatre of psychodrama 69
6 The protagonist 91
7 The group 111
8 The auxiliary ego 129
9 The director: cognition in action 147
10 The sharing 167
11 The processing 189
Pt. III The application - how is psychodrama used? 203
12 The three-layered cake, butter with everything 205
13 The psychodramatic treatment of depression 231
14 Permission to interact: a who, how and why of sociodrama 247
15 The relationship between psychodrama and dramatherapy 263
16 Psychodrama and group-analytic psychotherapy 277
Epilogue 297
Index 300
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