Dramatherapy

Threshold Creative Arts Therapy provides psychological therapy which uses creative mediums to communicate and explore feelings and issues. Clients can participate in individual or group sessions which may include the use of drama, movement, story, myth, improvisation, voice, play, puppetry, art and music. Prior training in acting or drama is NOT required to fully participate in dramatherapy. Please visit our FAQ page here for further information.

‘Dramatherapy has as its main focus the intentional use of the healing aspects of drama and theatre as a therapeutic process. It is a method of working and playing that uses action methods to facilitate creativity, imagination, learning, insight and growth.’ Source: BADTH 2017

‘Dramatherapy uses role play, voice work, movement and storytelling to help clients explore and solve personal and social problems.’ Source: NHS 2017

A branch of Visionary Company, the Threshold Creative Arts Therapy services are run by two qualified and experienced drama and movement therapists. Will Pritchard and Ellie Bailey offer a confidential, interactive and non- judgemental environment for their clients where diversity and individuality is accepted. Both follow a client led approach responding flexibly and creatively to varying needs as they arise.

Will and Ellie can be booked separately or together and currently offer individual and group sessions in the Bristol and surrounding area. They offer both private therapy, workshops and therapy for organisations including but not limited to schools, NHS services, not for profit services, care homes, day centres and prisons.
For more information or to request a referral form please use the contact details listed below.

Ellie Bailey MA, BA, HCPC, BADth: elliedramatherapy@gmail.com 07927 464 326 elliebailey.com
Will Pritchard MA, MA, BA, HCPC: willbpritchard@live.co.uk 07816 376 357

Ellie and Will are accredited by the HCPC and abide by their standards of conduct. They hold current Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) registration, professional indemnity insurance and up to date Safeguarding and Prevent training.