Dungeons & dragons

We use Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition as the foundation of all sessions. Prior Knowledge of game play not required.

Small Groups

Groups are facilitated by Behavioral Technicians and Therapists. Groups are set after mental wellness assessments.

80 minute sessions

All sessions include a 10 minute warm up, 60 minutes of therapeutic game play, and a 10 minute debrief.

Session Fee

Sessions are 30.00 per session for those who are not covered under accepted insurance plans. Insurance is state by state.

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What is Reforged Gamer?

Welcome to Reforged Gamer, where we redefine therapeutic group work through the immersive world of tabletop role-playing games (TTRPGs). At Reforged Gamer, we harness the transformative power of Dungeons and Dragons to address a spectrum of mental health challenges.

Our certified mental health professionals guide individuals through tailored sessions, seamlessly integrating therapeutic principles into collaborative storytelling adventures. Reforged Gamer provides a distinctive approach to mental health support, covering a broad range of challenges, including over 35 mental health concerns. Some of our most popular topics include anxiety, depression, ADHD, PTSD, effective communication, relationship navigation, and social-emotional learning. Our tailored therapeutic group sessions, guided by certified mental health professionals, offer a holistic and comprehensive framework for individuals seeking support in these specific categories. Participants engage in dynamic narratives, fostering resilience, coping strategies, and interpersonal skills.

Reforged Gamer is more than a program; it’s a therapeutic journey where imagination and gameplay converge to create meaningful pathways to healing. Join us in crafting narratives that go beyond the gaming table, offering profound insights and fostering personal growth. Welcome to a realm where mental well-being meets the magic of TTRPGs at Reforged Gamer.

What is Collaborative Storytelling Group Work?

Collaborative storytelling group work in Dungeons and Dragons offers a unique blend of creativity and therapeutic exploration. Participants collectively weave a narrative, facing challenges that mirror real-life issues. Guided by a trained Certified Therapeutic Game Master who is also a Behavioral Technician, Mental Health Provider, or Clinical Psychologist, the game becomes a safe space to address mental health challenges like anxiety and stress. Through this immersive process, individuals enhance social-emotional learning, empathy, and communication skills. The power of metaphor enables deep self-reflection, fostering empowerment and resilience. It’s more than a game; it’s a transformative experience, creatively navigating the complexities of mental well-being, and promoting growth, connection, and personal development.

Working with Depression and anxiety 

Reforged Gamer utilizes Dungeons and Dragons as a therapeutic medium to address depression and anxiety. Through carefully guided sessions led by certified mental health Reforged Gamer provides a distinctive approach to mental health support, covering a broad range of challenges, including over 35 mental health concerns. Some of our most popular topics include anxiety, depression, ADHD, PTSD, effective communication, relationship navigation, and social-emotional learning. Our tailored group sessions, guided by certified therapists, offer a holistic and comprehensive framework for individuals seeking support in these specific categories, the immersive narrative allows individuals to explore and process depressive thoughts and emotions within a structured and therapeutic framework, promoting self-reflection, coping strategies, and positive emotional development.

Strategies and exploration with ADHD

Reforged Gamer employs Dungeons and Dragons as a therapeutic tool to assist those coping with ADHD. Under the guidance of certified mental health professionals, participants engage in structured gameplay, enhancing executive functions and attention control. The dynamic nature of the sessions encourages individuals to develop adaptive coping strategies within the game, promoting transferable skills to real-world scenarios. This approach fosters a supportive environment for individuals with ADHD to explore and refine effective coping mechanisms while enjoying the immersive experience of collaborative storytelling.

Roleplay for adults and mental wellness

Reforged Gamer offers a specialized therapeutic avenue for adults grappling with PTSD, family dynamics, effective communication, and other mental health challenges. In tailored sessions led by certified mental health professionals, Dungeons and Dragons becomes a powerful tool for emotional exploration. Through immersive storytelling, individuals can process traumatic experiences, fostering resilience and adaptive coping mechanisms. The therapeutic approach encourages play throughout the lifespan, recognizing the enduring importance of imagination and creativity in promoting ongoing mental well-being. By engaging in collaborative narrative adventures, adults can reclaim a sense of agency, build connections, and develop sustained strategies for mental health.

Social emotional learning and friendship

Reforged Gamer provides a supportive space for all individuals facing challenges in social-emotional learning, executive function, and making friends. Led by certified mental health professionals, our Dungeons and Dragons program fosters a dynamic environment for immersive storytelling. Through collaborative adventures, participants develop crucial life skills, enhance emotional understanding, and build lasting connections. Engaging in these sessions empowers individuals to navigate social dynamics, strengthen executive functions, and cultivate meaningful friendships, fostering both personal growth and a sense of belonging in a therapeutic and enjoyable setting.

Reforged Gamer Staff

At Reforged Gamer, our team is a collective of certified therapists, mental health providers, and skilled behavioral technicians with a shared passion for leveraging Dungeons and Dragons as a powerful alternative to traditional therapy. With diverse backgrounds in clinical psychology, social work, and trauma informed care, our experts bring a nuanced understanding of the mental health challenges facing so many today. They seamlessly weave therapeutic principles into the immersive world of collaborative storytelling, particularly through the lens of Dungeons and Dragons. Our team excels in crafting tailored sessions that address a spectrum of issues, for all ages, ranging from anxiety to social-emotional learning. By embracing this innovative approach, our experts foster a dynamic space where individuals embark on a transformative journey, finding healing, connection, and personal growth through the magic of collaborative storytelling and role play. 

Clinical Director, Clinical Psychologist 

Anthony Bean, PhD

About Dr. Bean

Dr. Anthony Bean, Ph.D., the Clinical Director and preeminent expert at Reforged Gamer. With a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Bean leads our team with a pioneering vision in video game therapy and the innovative use of Dungeons and Dragons for therapeutic purposes.

His profound expertise shapes the therapeutic landscape at Reforged Gamer, where he spearheads transformative approaches to mental health support.  Dr. Bean’s commitment to leveraging gaming for healing is evident in his dynamic strategies addressing social-emotional learning, anxiety, depression, and a range of mental health challenges.

  • Family-Based Strategies
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Video Game Addiction and Therapy

Orator of Realms
Family Alchemist
Assessment Sage
Therapeutic Mastery

Education Director, Mental Health Provider, Certified Therapeutic Game Master

Alicia Figliuolo, MSW

About Alicia

With a Master’s in Social Work, she brings a wealth of expertise to her role as a Certified Therapeutic Game Master. Alicia’s dedication is evident in her specialized focus on utilizing Dungeons and Dragons as a therapeutic tool through the lens of Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Her commitment extends to supporting veterans, providing a unique and impactful approach to mental health within the gaming community. Alicia’s passion lies in creating a safe and transformative space where individuals can explore, heal, and forge connections through the immersive power of tabletop role-playing games.

  • Veteran Issues
  • LearningGroup Collaborative Therapies
  • Emotional/Social Experiential Learning

Harmony Weaver
Narrative Alchemist

Adaptive Storytelling
Mindful Integration

Certified Therapeutic Game Master, Behavioral Technician

Nick Anderson

About me

Nick Anderson, a Certified Therapeutic Game Master, Trauma-Informed Care expert, and Behavioral Technician at Reforged Gamer, excels in leveraging therapeutic TTRPGs, particularly Dungeons and Dragons with youth and adults.

Specializing in addressing socialization, ADHD, depression, generational trauma, and social-emotional learning, Nick utilizes his expertise to foster healing through the immersive world of tabletop role-playing games, creating a unique and impactful approach to mental health support within the geeky and gamer communities. 

  • Trama-Informed Care
  • Experiential Learning
  • Developmental Behavioral Analyst

Masterful Gamecraft
Empathetic Guidance
Strategic Insight
Adaptive Learning