Mike Chase is a Psychodramatist with many years experience in the theatre using masks and therapeutic interventions. He has been developing and leading courses in mask making and their use including the archetypal Hero’s Journey at the Glasshouse in Stourbridge for 10 years incorporating psychodrama and anthroposophy. He also runs a private practice.
Bruce Guthrie – has a background is in theatre and performance. He qualified as a Drama & Movement Therapist in the Sesame Approach from the Central School of Speech & Drama in 1993, as a Creative Arts Supervisor in 2002 with Sesame and as an Integrative Psychosynthesis Counsellor with Re Vision in 2010. The Sesame Approach has always been at the heart of his practice not least because he worked for many years for the Sesame Institute and taught on its introductory schools.
His career includes working for the NHS in long stay learning disability hospitals, as well as in acute psychiatry. For the last ten years he has been a placement supervisor and individual therapist for Dramatherapy students in training as well as teaching on the Arts Therapies Foundation course at City of Bristol College.
He currently works with people with eating disorders at a specialist inpatient unit and with people with profound and multiple learning disability for the London Borough of Sutton. He is also the Counsellor at Tower Hamlets College in East London.
Dawn Miller –is a state registered Dramatherapist, experience in mental Health and behavioural problems. She is working in and around the South West with her own private practice and is a Senior Tutor on the Roehampton MA in Dramatherapy. Dawn has a particular interest in the work of Joseph Campbell, and has trained with Paul Rebilot who pioneered the ritual theatre approach to The Hero’s Journey’. Dawn was the winner of the ICG National Careers Award for the category ‘Initiatives Focussing on Social Inclusion’.