Dramatherapists use a variety of interventions with clients, including stories, puppetry, improvisation, drama and movement to allow clients to explore their past experiences and express themselves in a way that might be easier than directly talking about it.
Clients may be of any age and may include people with psychological and/or mental health issues, physical or mental disabilities or behavioural difficulties. Other clients may be people on probation or in secure settings, or people overcoming an addiction.
Dramatherapists work with a range of other professionals such as psychologists, social workers, nurses, teachers and other therapist staff.
Dramatherapists contribute to therapeutic programmes in clinical, educational and community settings.