Iran Theater- Qader Ashna, Director General of Performing Arts Center, wrote in a message on the occasion of International Drama Therapy Week: Theater therapy is the medicine of the soul, and the show is the psychiatrist and the tool of this magical treatment, and this is one of the amazing wonders of the performing arts.”
A coherent method and an effective solution in the treatment of psychological problems of human societies is possible with the help of theater therapy.
He added:Congratulations on the International Drama Therapy Week to all theatrical activists around the world, and with all due respect to your diligent efforts, I appreciate the experts and medical staff in the field of theatrical psychotherapy, especially the esteemed members of DITC( dramatherapy Center of Iran). I hope that the therapeutic treatment method will be further expanded in our beloved country of Iran and around the world.”
He added:” Undoubtedly, at a time when the psychological pressures of social adversity, especially the coronavirus pandemic has narrowed the field for many economic, social, cultural and artistic activities, the use of adjuvant therapies such as drama therapy It is a good way to get out of this deadlock in human relations.”
“It seems that "Recognizing the indigenous and influential capacities of the performing arts in the field of treatment", "Awareness of new methods of dealing with mental and psychological problems" and "Introducing more pre-treatment therapy in Iran and the world" are the most important missions of the Drama therapy Center of Iran..”