Benefits of Dramatherapy

The initial goal of therapy is the relief of suffering (Yalom). It ranges from wanting relief from anxiety or depression to wanting to learn how to communicate with others, or to be more trusting with others. Dramatherapy benefits the following:

  • People with mental health problems (children and adults),
  • Adolescents with social and emotional difficulties,
  • People with learning disabilities: those who find using words difficult,
  • People with autism and developmental delay (children and adults),
  • Older people with dementia, and depression,
  • Offenders (youths and adults),
  • People who are at the end of life,
  • Children with life limiting illness,
  • Physically disabled and neurologically impaired people.