The popularity of drama therapy as a psychotherapeutic technique
The primary concern of this study was to investigate the popularity of drama therapy, as a guidance and counseling technique in selected secondary schools in Nyandarua North District. It focused on the following objectives: To establish the effectiveness of guidance and counseling programs in schools; to establish the popularity of drama therapy as a therapeutic technique; and to provide recommendations that could make drama therapy an even more popular technique in the provision of guidance and counseling services in secondary schools. The subjects of the study consisted of 300 form two and three students. Thirty teacher counselors as well as 10 head teachers were also used in the study. Purposive sampling was used to select 10 schools for the study, out of the overall 63 schools in the district. An explorative survey design was used in the study. Questionnaires were used to elicit data from students, teacher counselors, and head teachers. The data collected was analyzed using descriptive statistics and the study findings are presented here in.