Are you a counselor, social worker, or therapist who’s looking to bring more joy, spontaneity, and creativity into your work? This two-hour workshop is an introduction to the basics of improvisation, specially tailored for those working in the helping professions. Workshop participants will gain a basic understanding of improv techniques that they can use in direct practice with clients. Participants will also learn improv exercises that they can use while working with groups.
Skills covered include:
- Active listening
- Communicating clearly
- Empathetic response
- Constructive collaboration
Two sessions are available:
- Fri Aug 13, Noon-2pm Eastern
- Fri Sep 10, Noon-2pm Eastern
Three equity-seeking spots are reserved in each class for members of equity-seeking communities on a first-come, first-served basis. To claim a spot in this class, simply select the Equity-Seeking registration option.
INSTRUCTOR: AMIE ROE
Amie Roe, LCSW is a New York City based psychotherapist, improviser
and teacher. As an improviser, Amie has performed in hundreds of shows
in New York City and has performed and taught extensively throughout
North America. Amie holds a Masters of Social Work (MSW) from the
University of Pennsylvania and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
(LCSW) in New York and Pennsylvania. She maintains a private
psychotherapy practice in New York City, offering psychodynamic,
relational treatment for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and
trauma. As an instructor and trainer, Amie has facilitated workshops
for private companies, non-profit organizations, and therapists. She
has helped a broad array of professionals bring more creativity,
connection, and joy to their work through improvisation.