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 July 2022
BADth's NHS Subcommittee run a peer support session bi-monthly for members. It is facilitated by one of the committee who are all experienced dramatherapists currently working within the NHS. This is an open group that you do not need to sign up for.
Posted On: 06 July 2022
We are delighted to bring you our Annual Conference 2022: Weathering The Storm: Self-Care in an age of burnout. This year we are offering an online event (19th - 25th September) and a live event in Nottingham (30th September - 2nd October).
Posted On: 06 July 2022
BADth are pleased to have contributed to this new NICE guideline which covers emotional wellbeing for children.
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