Tenets of improv theatre can be used to create a powerful experiential therapeutic modality to treat eating disorders, mood disorders, anxiety, trauma-related disorders, and other psychiatric and interpersonal challenges. Overall, improv therapy groups provide clients with a safe and supportive setting to challenge themselves and find success while internalizing foundational regulation skills.   Improv therapy groups provide excellent opportunities for clients to:

  • Improve communication

  • Explore risk-management

  • Practice flexibility

  • Improve self-regulation

  • Increase the ability to stay grounded in the present moment

  • Etc.

Lacy currently leads a weekly Improv for Anxiety outpatient therapy group. Lacy has previously led weekly groups at the Eating Recovery Center and Insight Behavioral Health Center with adolescent clients, adult clients, and their families.  To learn more about integrating Improv Therapy into your therapeutic practice, contact Lacy.