The four-phase CBN Psychodrama Model: A manualized approach for practice and research

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Abstract

This paper presents a four-phase psychodrama treatment model that integrates psychodramatic theory and practice with selected procedures from cognitive-behavioral therapy and narrative therapy (CBN Psychodrama). The model was developed by the authors during their work with Israeli at risk adolescents and focuses on the enhancement of self-control skills and instilling hope. The conceptual framework of the model is presented, followed by a detailed account of its treatment procedures and techniques, thus providing guidance in the form of a manualized approach that facilitates implementation for therapists, and pave the way toward a better integration of practice and research. The implementation of key processes and techniques is presented as a case study, and future directions are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10-18
Number of pages9
JournalArts in Psychotherapy
Volume42
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Feb 2015

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by Alony-Hetz Ltd. and the Emili Sagol Creative Arts Therapies Research Center. Dr. Orkibi is the Director of the Alony-Hetz Project for the Safe Future of At-Risk Youth (2011–2018).

Publisher Copyright:
© 2014 Elsevier Ltd.

Keywords

  • Adolescents
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Drama therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Psychodrama

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Professions (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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