The Movie of Your LIfe 

About This Technique

This unique tool might be considered an art therapy technique – a way for clients to express issues and conflicts that might otherwise be hidden from the therapist.

About This Room

This room shows a movie theater with a large screen and clients are encouraged to upload movies they make on their phones using the ‘Video Upload’ Element. The room also includes a deck of 25 cards with prompts for making movies; however, the therapist may wish to give other instructions on what kinds of movies the client might make.

Using the Elements in Other Rooms

While you may want to use this Room as-is, you may also want to add the Content to other treatment Rooms. The content can be found below. Follow the directions to add it to any VCR Room.


When you click the ‘Card Deck’ Element, you can add a deck to any room. Click ‘Switch Deck’ to choose this 25-card deck. Note that you can add cards or edit selected cards when you select the ‘Edit’ button.

Click here to find additional content for the Virtual Counseling Rooms.



Americans for the Arts – Advances in Mental Health Research Series, Video and Filmmaking as Psychotherapy


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