Kickstart Change--Advantages of Role-Playing

  • Facilitates expression of attitudes and feelings.

  • Provides opportunities to explore and work on areas of uncertainty.

  • Develops sympathy and understanding for ourselves and others.

  • Provides a chance to practice real life situations in a safe setting--experiential learning.

  • Boosts confidence

  • Helps individuals to adapt to the moods and expression of a given situation.

  • Develops skills in interviewing and social interaction.

  • Develops sensitivity to the feelings of others.

  • Develops awareness of self and others.
  • Develops the ability to observe and analyze situations.
  • Helps individuals practice specific behaviors in a real life sitation with fear of making a mistake.
  • Helps minimize shyness and inhibitions.
  • Helps individuals make adjustments.
  • Facilitates creativity and imagination.
  • Encourages individuals to be themselves, including using familiar language, to aid in more productive and less stressful conversations.
  • Helps make the learning and problem-solving process more fun.