Improv as Mental Health Therapy? It’s More Than Just Laughs

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On ‘Mental Breakthroughs’, host Patricia Wu and guest therapist Yehudah Alcabes discuss how improv can help us overcome social anxiety, change negative thought patterns, and build cooperation skills.

Improv fosters presence

Being in the moment through improv can cut through anxiety and negative thought patterns.

Mistakes are okay!

Improv creates a safe space to embrace mistakes, offering a confidence boost and helping people challenge perfectionism.

A tool for cooperation

Improv requires collaboration and teaches the powerful lesson that it’s not about “me or you,” but how we can both succeed together.

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