This text describes and defines dramatherapy. It provides in one volume: a definition of the core processes at work in dramatherapy; a clear description of how to structure sessions a thorough review of techniques; a wide range of examples from clinical practice; and new unpublished material on the European origins of dramatherapy. At the heart of the book is a definition of the nine core processes which define how and why dramatherapy can offer the opportunity for change. Also included are step-by-step breakdowns of the ways of working, along with specific illustrations from practice with a broad range of clients. Dramatherapy's approach to role, play, mask, ritual, performance and script are all described. Offering an integrated theory of dramatherapy combined with practical guidance and clinical examples, The book should be useful for dramatherapy students internationally and all those working with drama therapeutically.