Arts and creative therapies

Explains what arts and creative therapies are, the different types that exist and how to access them.

Your stories

A journey to recovery through art

Andy Hollinghurst discusses how art has been a release for him and has helped him on his way to recovery.

Andy Hollinghurst
Posted on 02/06/2017

Music, bipolar and my fundraising plans

Part two of Jonny's blog talks about how music has helped to manage his bipolar.

Posted on 31/03/2016

Useful contacts

Who else could help?

Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK
[email protected]
admp.org.uk
Professional body for dance movement psychotherapists. Provides information about dance movement therapy and a register of accredited therapists.

 

British Association of Art Therapists
020 7686 4216
[email protected]
baat.org
Professional body for visual art therapists. Provides information about art therapy and a register of accredited therapists.

 

British Association of Dramatherapists
01242 235 515
[email protected]
badth.org.uk
Professional body for dramatherapists. Provides information about dramatherapy and a register of accredited therapists.

 

British Association for Music Therapy
020 7837 6100
mailto:[email protected]
bamt.org
Professional body for music therapists. Provides information about dramatherapy and a register of accredited therapists.

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
0300 500 6184
hpc-uk.org
Regulates some types of health professionals including art, drama and music therapists.

 

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
nice.org.uk

Information and clinical guidelines on recommended treatments for different conditions.

 

Nordoff Robbins
020 7267 4496
[email protected]
nordoff-robbins.org.uk
Charity that provides music therapy and accepts self-referrals.

 

Roundabout Dramatherapy
020 8665 0038
[email protected]
roundaboutdramatherapy.org.uk
Charity that conducts long-term and short-term dramatherapy projects.

 


This information was published in November 2018. We will revise it in 2021.


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