Dramatherapy uses role play, voice work, movement and storytelling to help clients explore and solve personal and social problems.
Workplace settings for Dramatherapists:
- Dramatherapists work in a variety of settings with a range of clients:
- At our psychiatric hospitals, mental health services, day centres, hospitals and disability units
- Support services for individuals with substance misuse issues, such as drug/alcohol dependency units
Below is an example of the Dramtherapist Career Pathway, listed in pay bands.
|Band 7||Band 8a||Band 8b|
Art Therapist Manager
- Health Careers - Dramatherapist
- The British Association of Dramatherapists
- HCPC-approved education and training programmes.
Therapy careers require you to gain post-graduate Masters’ degree qualifications in the relevant Therapy. NHS and University careers’ guidance recommends that individuals exploring these careers gain paid or unpaid work experience prior to applying for programmes.
Paid work experience opportunities may be gained via applying for Support Worker roles that include job titles such as Support Worker, Support,Time and Recovery Workers and Engagement and Recovery Worker.