Therapeutic group sessions

Therapeutic group sessions

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Often with mediated therapeutic way it is easier to move towards yourself and to seek solutions with atypical ways.

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For the complete recovery during the therapeutic course at “Clinic Dzintari” everyone is recommended to attend such additional therapies:

New from 2021 at the “Clinic Dzintari” – Drama therapy

Led by a certified drama therapist Viesturs Roziņš

Drama therapy is one of the types of art therapy, in which through creative activity (“drama” – from ancient Greekis translated as “activity”) in the therapeutic environment. The patient has the opportunity to be aware of the causes of their difficulties, discover new and hitherto unknown roles (perspectives) and find new approaches to problem solving. Cognition of the patient’s emotional world is essential in drama therapy, which includes both emotional awareness and discharge. This therapy is based on the principles of projection, embodiment and play. Through methods such as role play, metaphorical properties, analysis of dreams and fairy tales, guided imagination and awareness training, mental and physical integrity and personal growth are achieved.

Drama therapy can be implemented both individually and in a group.

The drama therapy group process is realized through creative activity and interaction between group members. The goals of the group are related to the training of communication and social skills, experience in building various types of relationships (both formal and informal) and the promotion of joy in life. An essential part of the drama therapy group process is a role-play in which the patient can try out different social situations (e.g. job interview, family reunion, first date, etc.) both by actively playing and by observing and analyzing from the sidelines. The drama therapy group promotes an accepting, supportive and non-judgmental environment in which the artistic expression of each group member is unique and unrepeatable, regardless of his or her abilities.

Art Therapy

Please come in comfortable clothes suitable for creative work.
Visual plastic art therapy is one of the four types of art therapy that uses art and the creative process in a therapeutic context. In art therapy, a person is invited to portray his/her thoughts, feelings and needs – to draw, paint, create from clay or plasticine, put together as a collage. Significance is given to the work created, the process of creating the work, as well as reflection and also a conversation with an art therapist after the creative process. In art therapy, conversations are used, which can help to tell about the experience in the work process. The purpose of this conversation is to make a connection with the mind, human actions and feelings.

The art therapy group deals with various art materials. Time is devoted to creating work, looking at work and talking about the experience here and now. No previous experience in working with art materials is required, as this group allows everyone to experience and rediscover art. During the group, everyone is invited to participate in a creative process in which a work of art is created, each of which is individual, different and significant in its own special way. An important part of art therapy is a conversation about the experienced creative process and artwork, which allows you to be aware of and name the experience of the group and share your feelings with others. Everyone will have the opportunity to share as much information about themselves as they want. The art therapy group is led by an art therapist who helps and provides support during the group.
Read more about the art therapy process:
http://www.arttherapy.lv/en/art-therapy/what-is-art-therapy

Body relaxation therapy

Relaxation therapy by using relaxation therapeutically, will help you to relieve stress, control anxiety symptoms, improve sleep, and have a better quality of life in general. The aim of relaxation therapy is to calm down the mind, to allow thoughts to slow in a smooth rhythm and induce the relaxation response.

Thematic educational group therapy led by art therapist

The thematic group sessions are being implemented as a talk between psychologist and several members of the group about many practical or problematic psychological issues.

In this group you will get the understanding, support and answers to your questions. Sometimes the sense of “I’m not lonely in the problem” is a good start for the solution. During group therapy, participants are invited to share their thoughts, feelings, experiences, but members of the group can also use their right to keep silent. The expressed personal information in the group sessions remains within the group.

Consciousness activation training

It is a good way to learn how to manage a stress, to improve the physical and the psychological feelings. In this training you can learn a self-help methods, that you can use later by yourself. Anyhow it is a great possibility for a rest and a possibility to open your inner resources.

Training is based on natural human ability – to be able to focus all your attention to the process of maximal relaxation. In the beginning of the training you will feel warmth and heaviness in your body, followed by visualization exercises. After the exercises a person feels energetic and has regained inner peace.

Gestalt-therapy

Gestalt-therapy as one of the therapies helps people to improve themselves as well as to overcome the effects of psychological trauma. During the therapy you will be encouraged to focus on the present or the “here and now” processes. Gestalt Therapy with the help of yourself learns how to build a balanced relationship with the world around you, to accept your strengths and weakness, as well as to take from the outside world exactly what you really need. Gestalt therapy teaches people to make choices, be aware of your own feelings and needs.

The main problems are solved with the help of Gestalt Therapy is an individual’s internal problems, interpersonal problems, family problems, personal growth problems and development crisis, psychological trauma, grief, loss, problematic dreams, psychosomatics.

Movement and Dance Therapy

In this group therapy through the movement and dance steps, you will get acquainted with new and varied possibilities of the communication, you will develop your spontaneity and creative spirit. You don’t need to be flexible and physically active. If you want to express yourself and to develop yourself through the movement in the joyful and friendly atmosphere, you are welcome.