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Explains what arts therapies are, what they are for, what happens during therapy and how to find a therapist.

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Useful contacts

Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK (ADMP UK)

0180 340 2142
admp.org.uk
Information on dance movement therapy and directory of accredited dance movement therapists.

British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT)

020 7686 4216
baat.org
Directory of accredited art therapists.

British Association of Dramatherapists (BADth)

0124 223 5515
badth.org.uk
Information about dramatherapy and list of accredited dramatherapists.

British Association for Music Therapy (BAMT)

020 7837 6100
bamt.org
Information on music therapy and list of accredited music therapists.

Counselling Directory

0333 3447 990
counselling-directory.org.uk
Directory of accredited therapists.

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

0300 500 6184
hpc-uk.org
Regulates arts therapists, including art psychotherapists, art therapists, drama and movement therapists and music therapists.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

0300 323 0140
nice.org.uk
Guidelines around the use of arts therapies in the treatment of different problems.

Roundabout

020 8665 0038
roundaboutdramatherapy.org.uk
Charity that conducts long-term and short-term dramatherapy projects.


This information was published in 2016. We will revise it in 2019.


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