Therapeutic purpose

The drama therapeutic activities in our Regain Programme focuses on 4 different areas:

Therapeutic Goals

Deal with existential themes
Increase self esteem/ self view
Decrease aggressive behaviours
Ability to verbalise inner thoughts
Promote well-being
Reduce anxiety
Dealing with change
Dealing with bereavement and grief
Promote self-actualisation
Exploring new thoughts and feelings
Express repressed feelings

Communication

Promote sustained communication outside the group
Ability to verbalise inner thoughts
Maintain and enhance relationships
Promote cooperation with others
Improve the ability to empathise
Improve socialisation

Motor skills

Improve Fine motor skills
Improve Gross motor skills
Improve Balance
Improve Hand Eye coordination

Cognitive skills

Speech
Facilitate decision making
Improve executive functioning
Improve attention span
Increase concentration
Increase perception
Increase memory
Increase active participation
Ability to verbalise thoughts
Stimulating goal directive ability
 
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