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

Joanna Jaaniste, PhD, AThR (Drama)

Représentante de la ANZATA

Directrice du Centre de drama thérapie à Sydney. Formatrice en drama thérapie à l’institut IKON en Australie

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 L’Association professionnelle des arts thérapies en Australie, Nouvelle-Zélande et Singapour


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. 

Turkish Creative Arts Therapies Institute

Stelios Krasanakis, MD

Représentant de la EFD

Membre fondateur et membre du conseil d’administration de la Fédération Européenne de Drama thérapie. Professeur à National et Kapodisrtian Université d’Athènes. Fondateur et directeur de formation du programme de drama thérapie à l’institut AEON. Membre du conseil d’administration de l’association hellénique de psychiatrie et président de la branche “Art et Psychiatrie”

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La Fédération Européenne de Drama Thérapie. Incluant les pays suivants: Allemagne, Italie, Belgique, Royaume-Uni, Grèce, Roumanie, République Tchèque, France, Lettonie, Pologne, Suisse, Portugal, Israël (membre spécial), Norvège, Pays-Bas, Slovénie

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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park Mi-ri, PhD

Représentant de la KDTI

Directeur de recherche de la KDTI

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L’Institut Coréen de Drama Thérapie

Josiah Stickels, MA, LMFT, RDT/BCT 

President of the NADTA. Registered Drama Therapist/Board Certified Trainer through the NADTA. Program manager at UCSF Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital & Clinics. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist through the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Graduate of the Drama Therapy program at the California Institute of Integral Studies with his master’s in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Drama Therapy.  

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L’Association Nord Américaine de Drama Thérapie

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. 

New York University

Paula Kingwill

Dramatherapist at Reconnect on the Rest. Documentary filmmaker and farmer. Founding member and director of the Bonfire Theatre Company.

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L’Association Sud-Africaine de drama thérapeutes

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

Susana Pendzik, PhD, RDT

Susana Pendzik, PhD, RDT

Représentant de la YAHAT

Responsable du programme en maitrise du Collège Académique Tel-Hai. Professeure à l’Université hébraïque de Jérusalem et à l’institut suisse de drama thérapie

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L’Association des thérapies artistiques en Israël

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. 

The Chilean Dramatherapy Association

Akeyo Onoe,


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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Mika Lee,

MA, RDT, LCAT, LCP(Taiwan)

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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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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. 

L’Association Sud-Africaine de drama thérapeutes

Drama-Therapy India (DTI) developed out of a drama therapy symposium for allied mental health practitioners from across the country in Dec 2019. Its formation is attributed to 4 members: Maitri Gopalakrishna, Anshuma Kshetrapal, Pallavi Chander, Anupriya M. Banerjee Puthran who formed a collective to support, promote and develop the field of drama therapy in India. 

L’Association Sud-Africaine de drama thérapeutes

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