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Humor in Drama Therapy

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Humor in Drama Therapy

Tauber, Angela (2018) Humor in Drama Therapy. [Graduate Projects (Non-thesis)] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This theoretical research paper examines humor in drama therapy through the analysis of existing psychotherapy literature and drama therapy literature. Common themes surrounding humor use in drama therapy includes strengthening group and therapeutic alliances, creating and maintaining dramatic distancing, processing and going further, and performance. Analysis of data shows that humor could potentially used to the benefit of clients as long as it is used with discretion and with the clients’ best interests in mind. Further research on the subject of humor in drama therapy, such as interviewing currently practicing drama therapists, is recommended.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Fine Arts > Creative Arts Therapies
Item Type:Graduate Projects (Non-thesis)
Authors:Tauber, Angela
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:M.A.
Program:Creative Arts Therapies (Drama Therapy Option)
Date:26 June 2018
ID Code:983990
Deposited By: Angela Tauber
Deposited On:28 Jun 2018 13:32
Last Modified:28 Jun 2018 13:32

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