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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  • Filter your search using different criteria e.g. Name, Location, Distance from you and more.
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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: 27 March 2024
The National AHP Preceptorship and Foundation Support Programme are pleased to announce that AHP Pre-preceptorship - supporting transition to the workforce is now available.
Posted On: 26 March 2024
Government plans to change the legislation for nine out of the 10 professional regulators the PSA oversee, including HCPC, giving them a range of new powers and allowing them to operate in a very different way – with biggest changes in Fitness to Practice and rule-making. Have your say by responding to this PSA consultation.
Posted On: 25 March 2024
‘A systematic review of dramatherapy interventions used to support adults with psychosis’ has now been published in Schizophrenia Research.
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