Course: Movie Therapy

Module 4. Movie Therapy in Organizations. Organizational Development

Discover how to apply Movie Therapy within organizations with the expert Alejandro Jiliberto Herrera, Spain

LPsy, TEP, Clinical Psychologist, Educator, and Researcher


(100 Days Access)

What is movie therapy?

Movie therapy is a dynamic and innovative therapeutic approach that harnesses the power of film and storytelling to facilitate emotional healing and personal growth. It involves selection and analysis of movie scenes or characters that resonate with a client's experiences or struggles. By engaging with cinematic narratives, individuals can explore their own emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in a safe and non-threatening manner. Movie therapy can be employed in various therapeutic settings, including individual counseling and coaching, group therapy, and even in educational or self-help contexts. Movie therapy offers a distinct advantage: it provides a safe, symbolic approach that doesn't necessitate in-depth personal stories. Instead, it enables profound problem-solving experiences by engaging with the stories of movie characters.

Identify the effects of change within an organization and how they can be managed with the Movie Therapy method.  Embark on this journey alongside fellow students hailing from Nepal, the US, Serbia, and China, encompassing therapists, counselors, business owner, and life coach.

This module is designed for:

• Therapists

• Social workers

• Psychologists

• Counselors

• Psychodramatists

• Educators

• Coaches

Appropriate for those who are new to action methods, as well as experienced practitioners, students in mental health fields, and those who want to develop their skills in action methods. Acting skills are not necessary.

How and where to use:

• In Clinical and non-clinical setting

• Individual and group setting

• Online and in-person (therapy, counseling, business coaching, classes, group leading).

• For developing social skills, emotional intelligence, conflict management, professional skills training, or promoting self help

• In single sessions (conferences, business training etc.) 

Learning Objectives:

• Identify the effects of change within an organization

• Observe how an organization’s image is internalized by its members

• Describe how to direct Movie therapy sessions in an organization

Module Highlights:

• Directing Expertise: Detect the organization’s training needs based on the three fears of change. 

• Change Catalyst: Acquire a deep understanding of Change Management and how Movie Therapy can be a powerful tool to navigate and facilitate organizational transitions effectively.

• Enhancing Organizational Health: Dive into Organizational Development strategies and learn how Movie Therapy can foster a healthier, cohesive work environment, and drive growth.• 

• Emotional Safety Expertise: Uncover the significance of exploring Movie characters in the context of emotional safety within organizations, fostering open communication and trust among team members.

• Transformation: Identify how a company can be developed by reflecting on it’s members internal images of it 

• Building Bonds: Learn about the core elements of secure attachment and bonding within teams, and how Movie Therapy can strengthen interpersonal relationships, enhancing collaboration and productivity.

• Engaging Content: Immerse yourself in 120 minutes of captivating video content featuring an international group of students, bringing the learning experience to life.

• Comprehensive Resources: Access valuable handouts to reinforce your knowledge of Movie Therapy.

• Knowledge Assessment: Evaluate your understanding with a 30-minute test and provide feedback through a quick 5-minute course survey, ensuring your mastery of the material.


Alejandro Jiliberto Herrera is the Director of "Nexo Psicosalud"- in Madrid, Spain, and is a contributor to the Movie Therapy method. He is responsible for International Relations at AEP (Spanish Psychodrama Association). Alejandro is a Member of the IAGP, CAOA, and Organizational Consultant Section. He also works as a Psico-social researcher and methodologist.

Module Includes:

Main Content:

• Videos  - 120 min

• Handouts - 25 min

• Test - 30 min

• Course Survey- 5 min

Recommended Content: 

• Movie Therapy YouTube Interview with Alejandro Jiliberto. Part 1 - 27 min. 

• Movie Therapy YouTube  Interview with Alejandro Jiliberto. Part 2 - 18 min

• Movie Therapy  YouTube Interview with Alejandro Jiliberto. Part 3 - 21 min

• Self-Practicum- 60 min

Certificate & Continuing Education:

• 4 Hours on Action Exploration Education Certificate (applicable for Psychodrama certification - including test, survey and practicum time)

Information on Continuing Education Hours

Psychodrama professional certification training hours: 

• American Board of Examiners - ABE accepts a maximum of 120 training hours for psychodrama distance learning. This module/course will count as asynchronous distance learning as long as the primary trainer approves it.

 International Boards: You may be able to submit this certificate to your local Psychodrama board. Please contact your respective local board for information.

Experiential training hours: 

• International Society of Experiential Professionals: ISEP accepts experiential training hours administered by a TEP trainer. More information will be provided shortly. 

Social workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors: 

• We are working on getting board's approvals and will update this information shortly. 

Other Disciplines:

• You may be able to submit this certificate for credits in other mental health disciplines. Please contact your local board for information.

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