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: 28 May 2024
The Department of Health and Social Care is looking for potential nominees from across the health and care system to be considered for the King’s Birthday Honours list 2025 and beyond.
Posted On: 15 May 2024
The BADth eating disorder supervision space is for qualified and registered Arts Therapists who want to develop their understanding of, and confidence in their work with clients who present with eating disorders and disordered eating. These sessions are facilitated by Mary Franklin Smith will take place monthly on the fourth Wednesday of the month.
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.
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