Clive Holmwood

Clive Holmwood is a Dramatherapist with 25 years’ experience, and an Associate Professor

in the Department of Therapeutic Arts at the University of Derby, where he lectures and

researches in Dramatherapy and in the areas of play and Creative Arts Health and Wellbeing.

He completed his PhD at the University of Warwick in 2012 which was published as ‘Drama Education and Dramatherapy – The Exploring the Space Between Disciplines (2014) He has written extensively on Dramatherapy, Play and Education. His most recent work has been co-editing three books in the Routledge International Handbook Series on Dramatherapy (2016), Play, Therapeutic Play and Play Therapy (2020) Therapeutic Stories and Storytelling (2022). He is a neuro-dramatic play practitioner and also operates a small dramatherapy private practice.