• The Body Keeps Score

       Brain, mind and body in the healing of trauma.


       Bessel van der Kolk,  M.D



  • In an Unspoken Voice

How the body releases trauma and restores goodness.


       Peter A Levine PhD



  • The Handbook of Dramatherapy


       Sue Jennings, Ann Cattanach, Steve Mitchell, Brenda       

       Brenda Meldrum, Anna Chesner.



  • Routledge International Handbook of Dramatherapy


       Sue Jennings


       (Analysis of profession from beginnings to current  

        practice, including new approaches)




  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Dramatherapy Treatment and Risk Reduction.


       Linda Winn



  • Creating a Safe Place

       Helping Children and Families recover from

       Child Sexual Abuse.



       Foreword by Mooli Lahad    NCH





Articles and Research



  • The power of theatre to promote individual recovery and social change.

       David A. Faigin,  M.A Catherine H. Stein, PhD

        Psychiatric Services / volume 61, issue 3 / March 2010




  • Embodied enactive dance/movement therapy

SC Koch, D Fischman


       American Journal of Dance Therapy 2011


       Principles in dance/music therapy and other creative  

       arts (art, music or dramatherapy)




  • The making of mess in art therapy

Attachment, trauma and the brain

F O’Brien.


       International Journal of Art Therapy 2004

       Taylor and Francis online



  • Art Therapy and the Brain

Handbook of Art Therapy

  1. A Malchiodi



      (Explores use of art therapy to re-establish healthy  

       attachments beyond infancy)



  • The role of healthy relational interactions in buffering the impact of childhood trauma.
  1. R Ludy -Dobson, B. D Perry





  • Creative Arts therapy as treatment for child trauma: an overview
  1. Van Westrhenen, E Fritz



       The Arts in Psychotherapy 2014. Journal. Elsevier



  • Drama as therapy

Theory, practice and research. Second Edition

Phil Jones. University of London



  • Can drama induce neuroplastic changes in the brain?Implications for future research and treatment.

Atiomo W.O  Research in Medical and Engineering Sciences. Vol 6, Issue 5. 2018 .


Crimson Publishers. Wings to the Research.


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