Month: October 2015

Building Emotional Intelligence with Psychodrama

Psychodrama, sociometry and group psychotherapy utilize various tools which are unequaled in their ability to teach emotional intelligence (EI) to individuals, groups and organization through the ability to help others “experience” the components of EI in themselves and in others, through the role reversal process. Role reversal exercises can be done in one-on-one settings using an empty chair and/or other…

Psychodrama and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Dr. Corby’s work in the field of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has greatly influenced her work as a psychodramatist. Cognitive therapy and psychodrama can be done in the individual session setting or in group therapy. Cognitive therapy is based on the cognitive model, which sets forth that thoughts generate behaviors and physiological responses, and that all are interconnected. Furthermore, the cognitive…

What is Bibliodrama?

Bibliodrama is a form of story exploration/interpretation that loosely uses the tools, methods, and techniques (often called “interventions) of psychodrama.  These methods are applied to the exploration of literature and Biblical stories in small groups of participants.  When used to examine the Bible, Bibliodrama is non-fundamentalist and does not seek as its aim to proselytize or preach any specific religion or religious…