Gary Raucher Gary Raucher

Associate Professor
Drama Therapy
Counseling Psychology Department
School of Professional Psychology and Health

MA, California Institute of Integral Studies

BA, Binghamton University

Gary Raucher, MA, LMFT, RDT/BCT, is a drama therapist with broad clinical experience in a variety of community agencies, hospitals, and in private practice, working with adults, children, and families.  He is a founding member of the Institute for Developmental Transformations-West, a training program in an improvisational approach to drama therapy.  In the 1990s, he collaborated with colleagues in developing embodied, creative, and arts-based approaches to community support groups for people living with HIV. Keenly interested in transpersonal psychology, Gary has presented widely on the combined use of meditation and action techniques as a form of integral practice, helping participants access a fuller range of potentials for healing and self-development. He has served as Vice President and in various Board positions with the North American Drama Therapy Association, and is on the Editorial Board of Drama Therapy Review, a peer-reviewed journal for the profession.

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