The Improv Method for Therapists
What you'll learn
- Identify the four competencies of The Improv Method that foster interpersonal relationships, facilitate healing from trauma, and relates to neurodiverse minds.
- Identify three games that correlate with your specific therapeutic interventions.
- Identify the three core qualities of The Improv Method.
- Learn the games, their themes, and the therapeutic interventions.
- This course provides professional development and is intended for mental health clinicians with a master's degree or higher. In the state of California, this course provides 14 continuing education credits for LMFTs, LPCCs, LCSW, and LEPs.
As we continue to ebb and flow, changing the way we work, and accommodate our clients I am excited to announce a new CAMFT approved 14-hour CEU opportunity for LMFTs, LCSWs, LEPs, and LPCCs, that has the potential to create more flexibility, fluidity, and resilience in both you and your clients.
Introducing The Improv Method, learn therapeutic methods through the use of improv comedy. Led by Social and Emotional Learning Specialist and author of The Brain’s Playground, Maja Watkins, Dr. Ali Arena Ed.D, CCC-SLP, BCBA, and trauma specialist, Nicole Moore, M.A., LMFT. This course provides an overview of therapeutic interventions through the use of improv comedy games used for a variety of clinical settings such as family therapy, individual therapy, group, and classroom intervention.
This interactive workshop will provide you with the opportunity to diversify your therapeutic toolbox and experience how improv facilitates vulnerability and community when working with individuals on the autism spectrum, neurodiverse brains, and when treating anxiety and trauma.
You’ll be thinking on your feet, develop an improviser’s mindset, and learn actual improv games while laughing and having fun!
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Identify the four competencies of The Improv Method that foster interpersonal relationships, facilitate healing from trauma, and relates to neurodiverse minds.
Identify three games that correlate with your specific therapeutic interventions.
Identify the three core qualities of The Improv Method.
Who this course is for:
- This course is for mental health clinicians such as marriage and family therapists, professional clinical counselors, clinical social workers, and school psychologists.
Nicole Moore is a psychotherapist who works with adults, couples, families, and children. She earned her master’s degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University and has specialties in the treatment of trauma, depression, neurodiverse couples, and autism spectrum disorder. Nicole uses an integrative approach using traditional and alternative modalities such as attachment theory-based psychotherapy, family systems therapy, EMDR (eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy), and mindfulness. She strives to make a genuine connection with each individual to help inform her approach.