Dr. Carol Bouzoukis, PhD, RDT, MFA


Dr. Carol Bouzoukis, PhD RDT MFA

Dr. Carol Bouzoukis is a child psychotherapist, specializing in drama and
play therapy. She has over twenty years of clinical experience, having worked for regional hospitals, child advocacy agencies, and children’s mental health facilities. She is known by satisfied parents as “The Child Whisperer”.

Dr. Bouzoukis is an expert in both individual and group creative psychotherapy for children. Dr. Bouzoukis is an internationally recognized author. Her book focuses on the treatment of chronically ill children, and is entitled Pediatric Dramatherapy: They Couldn’t Run, So They Learned To Fly. It is published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Ltd, and available on Amazon.com.

Dr. Bouzoukis has a doctorate from New York University with an emphasis in Child Dramatherapy and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Child Drama from The University of North Carolina – Greensboro. She has been a Nationally Registered Drama Therapist since 1987. Dr. Bouzoukis is a member of The Association for Play Therapy, The American Psychological Association, The National Association of Drama Therapy, The Society for Arts in Healthcare, The Alliance for Theatre in Education and The International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People. Dr. Bouzoukis also serves as a board member for the New Castle County Community Services Advisory Board.

Dr. Carol Bouzoukis is also the Founder and Executive Director of the Child Drama Workshops, a professional theater arts enrichment program for children grades pre-K through 5th grade. Established in 1994, the Child Drama Workshops encourages artistic and educational achievement for young people through participatory drama and theatre experiences. To have Child Drama Workshops come to your school or community organization please go to our web site here.

Dr. Bouzoukis specializes in creating a non threatening and safe atmosphere that allows children to express themselves through their natural ability to pretend. Children can very often regain control of their world with the help of drama/play therapy.