Please note that Roundabout is not an employment agency for dramatherapists.
Below are some useful contacts to follow up if you are interested in working in dramatherapy or related fields.
DRAMATHERAPY TRAINING AND RELATED COURSES
The British Association for Dramatherapists (BADth)
41 Broomhouse Lane London SW6 3DP Contact phone number 020 7731 0160
A full list of dramatherapy training courses can be found on their website here:
SESAME The Institute For Drama & Movement Therapy
For information contact: SesameNews@btinternet.com
CAST Creative Arts Supervision Training
Institute for Arts in Therapy & Education
Badth Research network
One of our trustees, website
A resource to promote the use of Dramatherapy, its benefits to organisations, individuals and the community
The New Savoy Partnership
The New Savoy Partnership is a unique group of organisations (including BADth) that recognises the value of psychological therapies to national wellbeing. Their core mission is to improve access to counselling and psychotherapy on the NHS for all who need it, and to improve the quality of what people who get help then receive.
Dramatherapy Southwestis a professional network which exists to promote drama as a therapeutic approach. It is a non-profit organization and was first established in 1989.
JOURNALS AND BOOKS
The Journal of the British association of Dramatherapists
THE CONTACTS AND INFORMATION ON ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONS
The Health and Care Professions Council
The Allied Health Professions Federation
The Allied Health Professions Federation (AHPF) provides collective leadership and representation on common issues that impact on its member professions.
The British Association of Art Therapists
The British Association for Music Therapists
The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
The Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK
Age Of Creativity
Age of Creativity is a UK wide site for professionals and organisations working in the field of arts and older people.
Cardboard Citizens changes the lives of homeless and displaced people through theatre and the performing arts.
Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events.
Department for education
Department of Health
Down’s Syndrome Association
Haydn Forde is an experienced Counsellor/Therapist in Camberwell, Southwark – near Elephant and Castle
Integrated Services for Young People, London Borough of Sutton
A directory for events and organisations for Sutton’s young people.
They help individuals, organisations and business to achieve their goals through the power of play.
Mental Health Foundation
We are committed to reducing the suffering caused by mental ill health and to help everyone lead mentally healthier lives
Incorporates also http://www.learningdisabilities.org.uk
Charity “we’re here to make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone”
National Alliance for Arts Health and Wellbeing
The National Alliance for Arts, Health & Wellbeing launched in 2012 and aims to provide a clear, focused voice to articulate the role creativity can play in health and wellbeing.
Spark London was Britain’s first true storytelling club – and they now have nights across the UK. Everyone is welcome to sit back and listen, or you can get stuck into the action and tell your own story
The Arts Council
Arts Council England champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives. We support a range of activities across the arts, museums and libraries – from theatre to digital art, reading to dance, music to literature, and crafts to collections.
The Awesome Puppet Company
The Awesome Puppet Company is an emerging voice in the emerging new wave of global puppetry.
The British Institute of Learning Disabilities
The Champernowne Trust for Psychotherapy and The Arts
The Champernowne Trust, a mental health and educational charity, The Trust has two major objectives, the provision of assistance to people in need of psychotherapy but whose financial resources are limited and the sponsorship of special courses and events for therapists and others in the helping professions.
The National Autistic Society
393 City Road, London EC1B 1NG
Contact phone number 020 7833 2299
The Society for Storytelling
The Society for Storytelling was founded in 1993 to support and promote storytelling in England and Wales. They provide a central place to find out about storytelling events, to ask for advice on using storytelling, and to find storytellers
The Surrey Storytellers Guild
The Surrey StoryTellers Guild is an organisation that promotes the art of storytelling for Adults, Young People and Children throughout the county of Surrey, in England.
UK Arts Directory
The UK Arts Directory is dedicated to promoting the skills and talents of ALL UK artists, whatever their genre.
London Arts In Health Forum
London Arts in Health Forum is a membership organisation which aims to develop the role of culture in wellbeing and to promote and support arts in health activity across London and nationally.
Dramatize is a professionally run, fun and friendly Community Interest Company. Using theatre and movement workshops, our carefully selected and specially trained team offer a supportive and vibrant environment, as a building block for personal development and exploring new skills.
Helps you find Autism services, autism advice and autism support.
A website aimed to help you assist your elderly parent, older friend or relative. Packed full of information, it is a proactive site, which helps you find the answers to all the questions you might have. Whether you need specific information on care options, local authority funding, or how to keep them active, busy and healthy, myageingparent.com can help. There are many excellent articles on how you can cope with the stress of looking after your parents as they age.
myageingparent.com also offers a one–stop shop for a whole variety of products designed to help the elderly, there is also a forum, SHARE, which gives you the opportunity to ask questions and get advice from others in a similar situation.
You can receive a regular newsletter on all aspects of elderly care to make sure that you are always up to date with the latest government initiatives, reports and we also feature daily news relating to elderly care issues in the UK.
ECArTE is a consortium of Universities, which was founded in 1991 and currently comprises 32 member institutions from 14 European countries. It is a non profit-making organisation. Its primary purpose is to represent and encourage the development of the Arts Therapies at a European level, in particular courses offering nationally-validated and professionally-recognised education for arts therapists. The arts therapies include art therapy, dance-movement therapy, drama therapy and music therapy.
Dramatherapy in Greece and Cyprus
Australian and New Zealand Arts Therapy Association