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Rebecca Peacock Welcomes You
“Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength”
What is Dramatherapy and who is it for?
Do I have to be good at acting?
Dramatherapy is a form of psychotherapy that enables people to express emotions, thoughts, anxieties through creative activities not just through words alone.
The very act of being creative is healing.
Working through metaphor with stories, myths, objects, paints, characters, masks, puppets or other creative media can give distance and objectivity for individuals to reflect on the past and to find their way forward.
Dramatherapy sessions can be on an individual basis or in a group.
You do not have to be good at acting to participate in Dramatherapy but rather an openness to change and a desire to challenge yourself to move into the future you want to live.
Dramatherapy helps people with mental illness to manage and gain insight into their conditions.
Dramatherapy can also help people who want to explore themselves, to help reduce anxiety and stress as well as raise self esteem and self confidence.
I work with children and adults.
My areas of work include:
Learning Disabilities including non-verbal clients
Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
Physical Disabilities and degenarative conditions
Coping with bereavement
Looked After Children/ Children in Care
Teens with challenges
My Background and Services I Offer
I am a fully qualified and registered Dramatherapist - HCPC registration and Full Member of the British Association of Dramatherapists (BADth)
I am a fully qualified teacher with over 20 years experience working in a range of education settings: (Independent Schools, Special Schools, SEMH Provisions, Prison)
and in a variety of roles: (Head Teacher, Class Teacher, Subject Head).
I am registered on the DBS update service and am GDPR compliant.
I have now established a private practice in Gillingham in Dorset and I have a discreet therapeutic studio in which to see clients and small groups. Gillingham is ideally placed on the border of Dorset , Wiltshire and Somerset and I am able to offer therapy and educational support across the three counties.
For Adults and Children
Are you feeling angry or flooded with emotion?
Are you struggling to manage a mental illness?
Feeling depressed and not sure what to do?
Therapy can help you to find a way through; to express your feelings and learn to manage and contain overwhelming emotions.
Don't feel you can talk about it? Dramatherapy can help you by using a range of creative methods to release and express your worries and emotions.
Sessions can help people develop positive attitudes towards life’s most complex and challenging circumstances.
Contact me today and let me help you find the best in yourself.
Creative and Supportive
Being in a group and finding connections with others, knowing you are not alone can be a rewarding and enriching experience. Please contact me to inquire what groups are running in your area. Day time and evening and weekend groups available.
Fun, Exciting, Collaborative
Creative expressive groups for adults or children or families.
These workshops will not go psychologically deep like group therapy.
The aim is for collaborative, creative, fun.
Contact me to book a group tailor made for your needs.
This may be related to a topical school event; an activity session in a care home; a works 'bonding' day; a family fun day.
Skills for Successful Learning
Many children find the hustle and bustle of school life a challenge. It can be 'extra' tough for children who have Autism or Asperger's, who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or who have Attachment Difficulties.
I am able to offer support in school for children who need a one to one intervention.
Also for children not able to attend school I can offer one to one tutoring either at my studio or in the home as appropriate. The aim is to provide an 'Engagement with Learning Package' to help children to feel they can be successful learners; to allow themselves to make mistakes and learn from them; to build self esteem and social skills.
Contact me today to find out how I can help.
Day time and evening appointments available Monday to Saturday. Let me know what is convenient for you.
Individual Therapy - £70 per hour.
Group Therapy - £45 per session per client (1.5 Hours)
Prices for Creative Workshops and Therapeutic Education will be quoted on request.
Additional charges for travel time and expences to different venues will be applicable for Group and Individual Therapy.
There will be no additional charge for sessions at 'The Studio'.
Reports - £70
Attendance at meetings where appropriate £50 per hour plus travel.
I love helping my clients develop the tools they need to cope with all of life’s challenges.
Contact me today to learn more and book a session.
Gillingham Dorset SP8 4GT, UK
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