Hall of Mirrors on Stage: An Introduction to Psychotherapeutic Playback Theatre

Publication date: Available online 22 June 2019Source: The Arts in PsychotherapyAuthor(s): Ronen Kowalsky, Shoshi KeisariAbstractPsychotherapeutic playback theatre (“PPT”) is a form of group psychotherapy in which the playback theatre ritual is at the heart of a group therapeutic process. These groups usually meet on a regular basis, in a psychotherapeutic setting, with a psychotherapeutic contract and aims, and are conducted by a therapist. Each participant gets a chance to be a teller, a performer or a spectator. The aim of the present article is to present the theoretical concepts and techniques of PPT through the lens of psychotherapy concepts; and to provide therapists with guidelines using three continua that characterize the different variations of PPT, according to the group’s specific process and goals.
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