Role-play can be an effective method in therapy. In fact, in terms of psychotherapy role-play can aid in facilitating the patient’s ability to recreate their own thoughts and feelings during that moment(s) of trauma. Now just to be sure we are all on the same page. This is a PHONESEX line. So role-play is a norm. I love to role-play, and if our role-playing in your “therapy” session helps you… then voila, I’ve done my job. And that’s that.