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Sol Guerrero president of Drama Therapy Argentina

María Sol Guerrero

President of DAr. Co-director of Diploma in Drama Therapy at the National University of Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina. Psychiatrist, pursuing her PhD in Medicine.

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Argentina Dramatherapy Association
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Joanna Jaaniste, PhD, AThR (Drama)

Vertegenwoordigster van ANZATA

Directeur van het dramatherapie center in Sydney. Dramatherapie trainer in het IKON instituut in Australië.

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Kirsten Meyer

Kirsten Meyer, PhD, AThR (Drama)

Practitioner-researcher and supervisor, spanning South Africa and Australia. Co-founding member of Zakheni Arts Therapy Foundation. Coordinates an Australian community of practice for drama therapists. Committee member of IACAET and teaches on various courses. Currently leading a team of creative arts therapists in a community-based organisation, working with children, young people and their carers who have experienced family violence

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Registered Drama Therapist/Board Certified Trainer

Founder and Director of Creative Arts Therapy Institute in Turkey, Supervisor and Lecturer at Isik University. Turkish Creative Arts Therapies Institute. 

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Turkish Creative Arts Therapies Institute
Stelios Krasanakis

Stelios Krasanakis, MD

Vertegenwoordiger van EFD

Stichter en lid van de raad van bestuur van de Europese Federatie van Dramatherapie. Lector in de Nationale en Kapodistrian Universiteit van Athene. Stichter en directeur van het dramatherapie trainingsprogramma aan het AEON Instituut. Lid van de raad van bestuur van de Helleense Psychiatrische Associatie en president van de afdeling “Kunst en psychiatrie”.

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Europese federatie van dramatherapie.

Waaronder: Duitsland, Italië, België, Verenigd Koninkrijk, Griekenland, Roemenië, Tsjechië, Frankrijk, Latvia, Polen, Zwitserland, Portugal, Israël (speciaal lid), Noorwegen, Nederland en Slovenië

Majid Amraei

Majid Amraei, PhD

Chair of Iranian Psychodrama and Drama Therapy Association. Faculty at Applied Scientific and Cultural Center, Cultural Heritage University. Workshop Instructor at Allameh Tabataba'i University and Al-Zahra. Author, Director, Researcher.

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Vertegenwoordiger van de KADT

President van de KADT

Directeur van het dramatherapie programma in de Yong-in Universiteit

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Koreaanse associatie van dramatherapie

Susan Ward, RDT-BCT

President van de NADTA. Assistent professor aan de Molloy Hogeschool. Directeur van het Recovery Through Performance therapeutisch theater gezelschap. NYS erkend klinisch geestelijke gezondheidsadviseur. Ziet cliënten in privé praktijk. Afgestudeerd met haar doctoraat in Counseling en Counselor Education aan de Universiteit van Missouri-Saint Louis.

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Adam D-F. Stevens (they|them), MA, RDT, is a Registered Drama Therapist (RDT) who works with queer, POC, and neurodivergent youth in transforming their loss, grief, and trauma into unapologetic, abundant joy and empowerment. Adam serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Creative Arts Therapy Programs at Antioch University in Seattle, and CUNY and Marymount Manhattan College in NYC. They are the Artistic Director for NYU’s Collideoscope Repertory Theatre Company, CRTC. Adam is a PhD candidate in NYU’s Educational Theatre Program. They sit on the Board of Directors for the North American Drama Therapy Association (NADTA) as the President Elect.

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Nisha Sajnani, PhD, RDT-BCT

Director of the Drama Therapy Program and Theatre & Health Lab at New York University. Editor-in-Chief of Drama Therapy Review. 

Dr. Sajnani initiated the founding of the World Alliance of Dramatherapy. NYU Drama Therapy plays a coordinating role in facilitating the activities of the World Alliance. 

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Vasintha Pather

Vasintha Pather

A registered Drama Therapist who facilitates group and individual psychotherapy, runs a private practice, and consults as an organizational and leadership development coach internationally. She is a member of the South African Association of Jungian Analysis (SAAJA); an executive member of the South African National Arts Therapies Association (SANATA); on the steering committee of the Africa Chapter of the International Association for Creative Arts in Education & Training (IACAET); and a member of International Association for Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes (IAGP)

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Ravindra Ranasinha, PhD

Course Director of Drama Therapy Certification Program, Sri Lanka. Director of Research Centre of Dramatherapy, Sri Lanka. 

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Sri Lanka Association for Dramatherapists
Rinat Feniger Schaal

Rinat Feniger-Schaal, phd

Susana Pendzik, PhD, RDT

Vertegenwoordigster van YAHAT

Hoofd van het MA Program van de Tel-Hai Academische Hogeschool. Lector aan de Hebreeuwse Universiteit van Jeruzalem en het dramatherapie instituut van Zwitserland.

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Dov Blum-Yazdi

Dov Blum-Yazdi, PhD

Drama Therapist and Clinical Criminologist. Works at "Place to Be"; a drama and art therapies studio, Ministry of Education at Merhav program, Drama Therapy group with high school youth. Supervision and teaching in Arts Therapist training programs, University of Haifa.

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Pedro Torres

Pedro Torres, MD, ICHTF

President of ANADRAS.

Psychiatrist, family systems therapist, drama therapist, and psychodramatist. Professor at the University of Chile. Director and founder of EDRAS, and president and founder of TeatroSalud. 

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The Chilean Dramatherapy Association
Ayeko Onoe

Akeyo Onoe, RDT-BCT

Professor at Graduate School of Human Science at Ritsumeikan University. Lecturer at Tokyo University. Drama Therapy Education and Research Center in Japan.

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Japan drama therapy institute
Monique Wu

(Monique) Wu

Registered Drama Therapist currently working in Taiwan. She teaches Drama Therapy at Taipei Shih Chien University, Introduction to Drama at Tamkang University, and is a founding Member/Representative of the Taiwan Drama Therapy Association.

Mika Lee

Mika Lee, MA, RDT, LCAT, LCP

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Registered Drama Therapist with NADTA.

New York State Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, USA

Licensed Counseling Psychologist, Taiwan.

Founding Member/ Representative of Taiwan Drama Therapy Association.

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taiwan drama therapy association
Bonface Beti

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Drama Therapy representative to the Kenya Counselling and Psychological Association, Committee member for the Cultural Humility and Diversity Committee of the NATDA, member of the board for the Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed (PTO) as well as International Expressive arts Association (EXA). Educator at USIU-Africa in Nairobi. 

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Kenya counselling and
psychological association
Drama Therapy India

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Drama Therapy India (DTI) developed initially as a peer group to build a community of drama therapists in India and take the field forward, is now a 13 member registered Association established in 2022, which aims to keep growing with more trained drama therapists in the country. As drama-therapy awaits legal recognition into the Mental Health Acts of India, DTI members are working relentlessly towards: advocacy of the field, getting legal regulations and recognition for drama-therapy practice across the country, and making drama-therapy training more accessible for Indian students. 

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Samah Ikram


Samah Ikram, MA, RDT, LCAT, is a Pakistani-American drama therapist, and has experience working in various spaces within New York City, including hospitals, non-profit organizations, assisted living, schools and private practice. She is currently working on introducing and implementing drama therapy techniques in Lahore, Pakistan. 

Chanaphan Thammarut

Chanaphan Thammarut, PhD

Chanaphan is a founder of Dramatherapy Thailand Association (DTTH). She works as a registered dramatherapist, clinical supervisor and lecturer in Thailand and the UK. 

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Dramatherapy Thailand Association
Larry Ng

Larry Ng

Dramatherapist in Hong Kong and also a registered hypnotherapist, Certified Jeremy Krauss Approach Therapist and a certified Feldenkrais Method practitioner.

He has also been a playback theatre practitioner for many years.

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Hoi Yan Chan (STEP), RDT

Step, RDT, works as a drama therapist in Hong Kong and is the current president of the Hong Kong Association of Drama Therapy.

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Hong kong Association of Drama therapy
John Hazlett-Dickinson

John Hazlett-Dickinson 

Chair of The British Association of Dramatherapists 2013 - 2016 and 2019 - 2021. Dramatherapist and Trainer, working in the UK and Europe. 

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British Association of Drama Therapy
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