empowerment through theatre: A unique BLEND of THEATre and PSYCHOLOGY
ETT™ training is unique in that it combines the use of theatre-based skills along with elements of psychology to insure that participants can ‘get inside another’s life’ to improve communication.
Training group sizes are small by design (generally limited to 8), which allows for in-depth observation of, and practice in, the active listening skills learned through ETT™.
Training is also sequential in order to build participant skills in active listening before moving on to learning active empathy. Most training programs are 12 sessions long (1.5 hours each). However, training times/sessions vary (from 4 hours for medical professionals, to 18 hours for parents and teachers) and can be modified, depending on the needs of your group. Trainings are typically held at your location, or at locations in and around New York City.
Initial training hours are dedicated to teaching skills in 'being present' (understanding needs and wants) and active listening skills, which allow participants to both understand their own needs and the needs of others. The final component of the training teaches active empathy skills through role-playing, where participants live in diverse characters, observing and practicing the struggles of others.
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