Exploring Narradrama
by Pamela Dunne
This video offers an introduction to the tools and techniques of Narradrama, a therapeutic approach that combines narrative therapy, drama therapy and creative arts.
Set in a community group home in South Central Los Angeles, this video shows actual footage of a team of narradrama therapists working with a multicultural group of both staff and teens for a series of extended meetings. Watch as the severe disconnection between residents and staff dissolves, mutual respect and connections build, and each side uncovers their strengths and values.

This video offers an introduction to the tools and techniques of Narradrama, a new therapeutic approach and alternative to traditional talk therapy. Narradrama is an integration of narrative therapy and drama therapy that incorporates creative arts and experiential activities.

This is the first video featuring this exciting new therapeutic approach!
In Depth
By watching this video, you will:

• Become familiar with the foundation and principles of Narradrama
• Learn how to apply techniques of Narradrama in groups and communities.
• Increase your awareness of how this action-oriented approach can be helpful in tough real life situations and with difficult to reach populations.
• Be ahead of the curve and open your therapeutic work to new perspectives and possibilities.

To protect the confidentiality of the participants, this video may not be shown for public use and is solely a training tool for professionals in mental health and education.

Length of video: 00:58:00

English subtitles available

Individual ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-060-0

Individual ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-060-6

Group ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-061-9

Group ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-061-3

Pamela Dunne is professor of Theatre Arts and Dance at California State University, Los Angeles and is director of the Drama Therapy Institute of Los Angeles . She conducts workshops and training programs nationally and internationally in the areas drama therapy and narradrama, is past President of the US National Association for Drama Therapy, and operates a private practice in Los Angeles. She is the author of several books including The Narrative Therapist and the Arts and Narradrama: Integrating Drama Therapy, Narrative, and the Creative Arts.
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