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: 14 June 2022
We are not dramatizing, are you looking for an exciting and rare opportunity to lead and manage an established therapy association?
Posted On: 01 June 2022
The British Association of Dramatherapy (BADth) is appalled to learn of the cuts to Arts* & Play Therapies programmes proposed by the University of Roehampton. These cuts will decimate training courses which educate specialist therapists who go on to serve the most vulnerable people in our society.
Posted On: 24 May 2022
Whether you are considering setting up or have just started this workshop will support your development in private practice. Sarah Mann Shaw will invite delegates to share their own examples of good practice regarding private practice.
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