Welcome to BADth

Dramatherapy has as its main focus the intentional use of healing aspects of drama and theatre as the therapeutic process. It is a method of working and playing that uses action methods to facilitate creativity, imagination, learning, insight and growth.
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Our Key Objectives

At BADth we believe that Dramatherapy can be a powerful therapeutic force. It can facilitate and encourage creativity, imagination, learning, insight and growth. Our objectives are:

  • To promote the advancement of Dramatherapy as a profession
  • To be the representational body for dramatherapists in the UK
  • To promote, maintain, improve and advance the education of the public on the benefits of dramatherapy
  • To be an advocate for the establishment and maintenance of fair pay and conditions of service for dramatherapists
  • To forge links internationally
Latest News
Posted On: 12 December 2023
The Dramatherapy Journal (DJ) is seeking passionate individuals to join our Editorial Board. We invite applications from professionals who are committed to advancing the field of dramatherapy through scholarly excellence and collaborative engagement.
Posted On: 12 December 2023
Our new Dramatherapy Journal editors, Dr. Susana Pendzik and Professor Salvo Pitruzzella, share this letter to invite you to submit original works to be considered for the upcoming issue. They are welcoming a wide range of contributions including: scholarly articles; reflections from practice; interviews; reviews; book reviews; and creative contributions. Please read the letter and find out more here.
Posted On: 02 November 2023
There is a national crisis of Dramatherapists missing from practice that needs to be addressed. It is essential to be proactive in channelling this workforce with their currently untapped knowledge, skills, and experience back into health and care sectors.
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