Dr Anna Seymour has recently been appointed the first Professor of Dramatherapy in the UK at the University.
Posted: 14 December 2016
Dr Seymour who teaches on the MA Dramatherapy programme joined Roehampton in 2012. She is an HCPC registered Dramatherapist who has worked in the NHS and voluntary sectors with a special interest in adoption and attachment issues.
An international expert for the profession, she has fulfilled strategic roles in the British Association of Dramatherapists, (BADth) serving as an executive member on a number of government consultations.
She has also worked with many European Universities as a consultant and trainer of Dramatherapy in France, Germany, Greece, Itlaly and Poland to influence their curriculum. She also had a leading role to launch the first Dramatherapy course offered in Croatia and has launched a new book Dramatherapy and Autism.
The Psychology Department has been delivering training in Dramatherapy for twenty-three years and is the largest and longest –running training in Europe. Dramatherapy is a form of psychotherapy for mental well-being to help people using all aspects of the theatre art form.
Pioneering study helps people with schizophrenia control brain activity
New research shows people with schizophrenia can train themselves to control brain regions linked to verbal hallucinations, using an MRI scanner and a computerised rocket game.
Posted: 13 February 2018
State-of-the-art new therapy is offered to the community
The University of Roehampton is inviting members of the community to come forward for free therapy sessions - as part of an innovative new therapy research programme aimed at helping people who are experiencing depression.
Posted: 9 November 2017
Department of Psychology hosted first writing retreat in the arts and play therapies at Roehampton
Roehampton Psychology experts hosted the first writing retreat in the arts and play therapies at The University of Roehampton as part of a pilot project this October. The two day event was designed to help delegates develop their writing skills for publications.
Posted: 19 October 2017