Drama Therapy With Children
The Pleasure Of PlayStreaming Video - 2013
Emphasizing the play leader's role in facilitating growth and change, this film features drama therapy pioneer Dr. Eleanor Irwin, a co-founder of the National Association for Drama Therapy. As a licensed psychologist Dr. Irwin has helped countless young patients find creative ways to express themselves and achieve emotional healing through dramatic play. She has also taught and written widely about drama therapy, helping to raise awareness of the life-affirming power that comes from acting out stories, scenarios, feelings, and experiences. This 1982 film, updated here with new material, shows various drama therapists at work in residential schools, rehabilitation centers, and outpatient clinics as they help children who have neurological, cognitive, sensory, and emotional disabilities.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2008
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (26 min.) :,sd., col
Alternative Title: Pleasure of Play