and where you can obtain them!

Also some books on Drama in Education, Playback Theatre, the Expressive Arts Therapies,
and Warm-Ups.

Compiled by Adam Blatner, M.D.

(Revised March 20, 2011)  Click here for books on Psychodrama, elsewhere on this website.

Many of these books may be ordered through the folks who offer the book service at the annual NADT (National Association for Drama Therapy) conferences: Mental Health Resources: 44 West Bridge Street, Catskill, NY 12414. Phone: Toll Free 877-647-0202 or for new orders 866-331-0311   ; or locally, 1-518 943-3625.  Or email to:   Check with these folks first!! because they may have special sale prices, good deals, and discounts for trainers and teachers.

These people also have a website!    On it you can find many books about psychodrama and drama therapy---at least eighty items, including some past issues of classic psychodrama and sociometry journals,  etc. Check it out! The website books arelisted so that the site compares prices with materials available on or  Barnes and     So  Check with these folks first!! because they may have special sale prices, good deals, and discounts for trainers and teachers.

* Some of the books below with one *asterisk are from Springer Publishing Company.
For orders, add to the price given also a shipping charge of $6 for 1st book, $1.50 for each additional book, and, if the book is ordered from a country other than the United States, add $12.  Send to: Springer Publishing Co. 11 W. 42nd St., 15th Floor, New York, NY 10036-8002. Phone: (212) 431-4370     or toll-free!:  877-687-7476  or email request or inquiry to:  or go online at

**Note: Many of the books mentioned below with two asterisks are from Brunner-Routledge (previously two companies, Brunner//Mazel, and Routledge), or other publishers now operating under the umbrella of or affiliated with the Taylor & Francis company. All may be ordered either through the bookservice mentioned above or more directly from Taylor and Francis:   Email       Or...
Write to:  7625 Empire Dr., Florence, KY 41042.  toll-free: Tel: 1- 800-634-7064   tollfree  fax: 1-800-248-4724.
  Shipping (in US Dollars): 1st book, $4, Each add'l $1.00. (Canada: $5.00, & $1.50, respectively). Sales Tax:  Residents of the following states, please add applicable sales tax: CA, CT, KY, NY, PA. Canadian residents, please add 7% GST.
ROUTLEDGE, a member of Taylor and Francis Group. To order in the US, Canada and Latin America contact: [this guaranteed not to change]. To order in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world contact: Email:     UK website at   the further connection should take you directly to the following subject listings of your interest where you should be able to have a free browse of the tables of contents, etc

*** For Jessica Kingsley Publishers: Go to:  
P.O. Box 960, Herndon, VA 20172.   Toll-free Phone: 1-866-416-1078. Fax: 
  215-922-1474   Email:   Online order:  Add $5 for shipping (1st book) and $1 / book thereafter.

Andersen-Warren, Madeline, & Grainger, Roger. (2000). Practical Approaches to Dramatherapy: The Shield of Perseus. Pb. 240 pg. $32.95  (in the UK: £19.95). London & NY: Jessica Kingsley***

Bailey, Sally. (1993) Wings To Fly: Bringing Theatre Arts to Students With Special Needs. paperback. From Author:  website at      Or email to:
  or write to author, c/o Dept. of SCTD 129 Nichols Hall,  Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506-2301

Baim, Clark; Brookes, Sally; & Mountford, Alun (Eds.). (2002). The Geese Theatre Handbook: Drama with Offenders and People at Risk. Winchester, England: Waterside Press.   pb, 223 pages.   Distributed in the USA by: Gaunt Publishers, Gaunt Building, 3011 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, Florida 34217-2199. Email:     $34.50 + $4.50 postage.

Bergman, John; & Hewish, Saul. (2003). Challenging Experience: An Experiential Approach to the Treatment of Serious Offenders. Oklahoma City: Wood N Barnes Publishers. Paperback, 168 pgs. $27.95 Available from Jean Barnes Books, 2717 NW 50th, Oklahoma City, OK 73112     phone: 800-678-0621. fax: 405-946-4074  or email:

Blatner, Adam. (1996). Acting-In: Practical Applications of Psychodramatic Methods. (3rd Ed.). 224 pp. paperback (pb), $40. Springer*.

Blatner, Adam. (2000). Foundations of Psychodrama: History, Theory, and Practice. (4th Ed., extensively revised, updated, expanded.) 304pp., soft cover, $45. Springer * (as above).
 (These books are relevant in the learning of drama therapy, also!)

Blatner, Adam, & Blatner, Allee. (1997). The Art of Play: Helping Adults Reclaim Imagination & Spontaneity. (Revised 2nd ed!) 206pp. Going out of print from Brunner/Routledge, but I have some I can sell: Was $37 plus shipping, @Now Discounted to $25 including shipping in the USA– more if overseas.
 Email me at !

Blatner, Adam (with Daniel J. Wiener) (Eds). (March, 2007). Interactive and Improvisational Drama: Varieties of Applied Theatre and Performances. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse. 408 pp. $26.95 plus shipping. Anthology of over 31 approaches to using drama in community building, education, therapy, personal and group empowerment, and recreation.  

Bolton, Gavin & Heathcote, Dorothy (1999). So you want to use role-play? A new approach in how to plan. Stoke-on-Trent, UK: Trentham Books.

Bouzoukis, Carol S. (2001). Pediatric dramatherapy: They couldn’t run so they learned to fly.  $32.95 (in the UK: £19.95)  Jessica Kingsley.***

Casdagli, Penny. (1998). Trust and Power: Taking Care of Ourselves through Drama. $29.95 (in the UK: £17.95). Jessica Kingsley*** 192 pg. Pb.  Has warm-up exercises. Workshops for school kids addressing issues of social and emotional learning. (More drama in education than drama therapy, but the approaches cross over a bit.

Casson, John. (2004). Drama, psychotherapy and psychosis: Dramatherapy and psychodrama with people who hear voices. London & New York: Brunner-Routledge-Taylor & Francis. (Published in Britain and USA). 304 pages   ISBN 1-58391-805-1 . $ 33.95 pb (£ 17.99).  ISBN 1-58391-804-3 hardback  $100 (£ 55.00).
order from:

Cossa, Mario, Ember, S.S., Grover, L., & Hazelwood, J.L.. (1996). Acting Out: The Workbook (A guide to the development and presentation of issue-oriented, audience-interactive, improvisational theatre.) 152 pp, pb,$21.95, Accelerated Development/ Taylor & Francis, **

Developmental Transformations Papers:1982-2005, a booklet of reprints by David Read Johnson and others.-- see Johnson, D. R. below..

Duggan, Mary & Grainger, Roger. (1997). Imagination, Identification and Catharsis in Theatre and Therapy. pb, 176 pp. $34.95 (in the UK: £20.95) Jessica Kingsley***

Emunah, Renee. (1994). Acting for Real. Drama Therapy Process and Technique. pb, 336 pg, $31.95 paperback, $62.95 hardback; Brunner/Mazel /Taylor & Francis ** This is an exceptional review of the field. Foreword by A. Blatner.

Gersie, Alida (Ed.). (1995). Dramatic Approaches to Brief Therapy. pb. 320 pg. $39.95 (in the UK::£19.95) . Jessica Kingsley ***

Gold, Muriel.(2000). Therapy through Drama: The Fictional Family. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.  pb. $27.95.   1-800-258-8980   or

Grainger, Roger. (1995). Drama and Healing: The Roots of Drama Therapy. 160 pp, pb,  $34.95 plus shipping. Jessica Kingsley.***

Jennings, Sue (Ed.). (1987). Dramatherapy. Pb. $25.49  Routledge/Taylor & Frances **

Jennings, Sue. (1992). Dramatherapy with Families, Groups and Individuals: Waiting in the Wings. pb,  160 pg., $32.95. Jessica Kingsley***

Jennings, Sue. (Ed.) (1992). Dramatherapy: Theory & Practice 2. Anthology. 199 pages, pb: $35.95 Routledge.**

Jennings Sue., Cattanach, Ann; Mitchell, S., Meldrum, B., & Chesner, A. (1993). Handbook of Dramatherapy. 240pp. pb $35.95, Was Brunner-Routledge, now just Routledge**.

Jennings, Sue; & Ase Minde. (1994). Art Therapy and Dramatherapy: Masks of the Soul. 224 pg., pb. $36.95. Jessica Kingsley***.

Jennings, Sue. (Ed.). (1995). Dramatherapy with Children & Adolescents. pb. $33.95. Routledge**

Jennings, Sue. (Ed.) (1997). Dramatherapy: Theory & Practice 3. Anthology. 368 pages, paperback. $35.95. Routledge.**

Jennings, Sue. (1998). Introduction to Dramatherapy: Theatre & Healing: Ariadne's Ball of Thread. pb., 192 pg., $32.95,  Jessica Kingsley***

Johnson, D. R. (1999). Essays on the creative arts therapies: Imaging the birth of a profession. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Johnson, David Read, & Emunah, Renee. (2009). Current approaches in drama therapy (2nd ed.). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.  This 7 x 10", approximately 540 page, medium large thick textbook is an anthology that surveys this emerging field, and of course becomes a standard text for any student of drama therapy.  (The first edition in 2000 edited by Johnson and the late Penny Lewis was also a widely used text.)

Johnson, David Read and others: Papers on Developmental Transformations, 1985-2005" available from The Institute for the Arts in Psychotherapy,  526 West 26th St, Suite 309, New York, NY, 10001.   Phone (212) 352-1184.    Cost:  $50 (including shipping and handling), a copied bound paperback, a compilation. Email Kate Hurd  at   More info on the institute:

Jones, Phil. (1995). Drama as therapy: Theatre as living. 352pg. $35.95pb; $90 hb;  London/New York: Routledge.**

Jones, Phil (Ed).  (2009--in Press ). Drama as therapy (Volume 2). Clinical work and contexts. New York / London. Routledge:
ISBN: 978-0-415-47608-9 pb.

Jones, Phil & Dokter, Ditty (Eds.) (November, 2008). Supervision of Dramatherapy. London & New York: Routledge. 240 pg. Hb / Pbk. @ $100 / hb.   @$32 plus postage for pb: at  ? pb.   

Landy, Robert J. (1993). Persona and Performance: The Meaning of Role in Drama, Therapy, and Everyday Life. 278pp. Hardcover, $23.95 Guilford Publications, Inc., 72 Spring St., NY 10012.

Landy, Robert J. (1994). Drama Therapy: Concepts and Practices (2nd Ed). Charles C. Thomas.$65.00 hardback. (1st ed. published in 1986) Email to:; or write: 2600 South First Street, Springfield, IL 62704.

Landy, Robert J. (1996). Essays in Drama Therapy: The Double Life. $39.95 (In the UK: £25)  Jessica Kingsley***

Landy, Robert J. (2001). New Essays in Drama Therapy: Unfinished Business. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas. 201 pgs., pb, $36.95.  1-800-258-8980   or

Landy, Robert J. (2007). The Couch and the Stage: Integrating Words and Action in Psychotherapy.
(Hardcover) New York: Rowan & Littlefield / Jason Aronson. ISBN-10:  0765704498    288 pg.   there's a discount!    Singlebook.shtml?command=Search&db=%5EDB/CATALOG.db&eqSKUdata=0765704501

Landy, R. J., Garcia, A., & Johnson, D. R. (2007). Three Approaches to Drama Therapy, a DVD.

Lewis, Penny & Johnson, David Read (Eds.). (2000). Current Approaches in Drama Therapy. Charles C. Thomas. $59.95 plus shipping. Email to:; or write: 2600 South First Street, Springfield, IL 62704.450 pg, (This large page anthology reflects the most current thinking by many of the major leaders in the field! Also, it is presently in the process of being revised for another edition in 2008-9.)

Link, Ann. (1992). Mirrors from the heart: Emotional Identity and Expression Through Drama. Elora, Ontario, Canada. $22.95

Mitchell, Steve. (1996). Dramatherapy: Clinical Studies. 250 pg. pb. $32.95 plus shipping. Jessica Kingsley***.

Nelson, Linda & Finneran, Lanell. (2006). Drama and the adolescent journey: warm-ups and activities to address teen issues. $? pb.    143 pg. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Newham, Paul. (1999). Using voice and theatre in therapy: The practical application of Voice Movement Therapy. $29.95  Jessica Kingsley Publishers***.

Pearlman, William D. (1995). Characters of the Sacred: the World of Archetypal Drama. Duende Press, POB 571, Placitas, NM 87043. (505) 867-5877. $10.95 + $2 shp.

Pitruzzella, Salvo. (2004). Introduction to Dramatherapy: Person and Threshold. $25.95, pb, 196 pg. New York: Brunner-Routledge.

Playback Theatre books and training videos-- see books on psychodrama.

Robbie, Sheila; Ruggirello, Tina, & Warren, Bernie. (1999). Using Drama to Bring Language to Life: Ideas, Games and Activities for Teachers of Languages and Language Arts. US$18.00 (or Canadian $21.50) Captus Press Inc. (See Warren, below). Available in the USA only through Empire Publishing Service, PO Box 1344, Studio City, CA  91614-0344, USA    Tel: 818-784-8918,  Fax: 818-990-2477

Schweitzer, Pam & Bruce, Errollyn. (2008).Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today : Reminiscence in Dementia Care: A Guide to Good Practice. Pb, ISBN: 978-1-84310-649-4, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 224pp, 2008, £19.99, $45.00.

Thompson, James. (1999). Drama Workshops for Anger Management and Offending Behavior. 176 pg, pb, $32.95 (in the UK:£20.95) ,  Jessica Kingsley***

Tselikas-Portmann, Elektra. (Ed.) (1999). Supervision and Dramatherapy. pb., 240 pg pb., $36.95  (In the UK: £ 19.95)  Jessica Kingsley***

Warren, Bernie (Ed.). (2002). Creating a Theatre in Your Classroom & Community. (2nd ed.)  US $33, Canadian,  $39.50.Captus Press Inc.: Units 14 and 15, 1600 Steeles Avenue West, Concord, Ontario Canada L4K 4M2 Tel: (416) 736-5537 Fax: (416) 736-5793  Email:
   Internet: address two items above)  New!

Warren, Bernie (Ed.). (1996). Drama Games: Drama and Group Activities for Leaders Working with Persons of all Ages and Abilities (2nd ed.). ISBN 1-895712-98-X  $12.00 (US$9.95). Concord, Ont. Canada: Captus Press. (Distributed by Empire Publishing Service (see  Robbie above).

Warren, Bernie (Ed.). (1993). Using the Creative Arts in Therapy: A Practical Introduction (2nd Ed.). Routledge** 208pp, $37.95.   (A revised edition is in preparation)

Weber, Anna Marie & Haen, Craig (Eds.). (2005). Clinical Applications of Drama Therapy in Child and Adolescent Treatment.  Hove, UK & New York: Brunner-Routledge-Taylor & Francis. , 320 pages, anthology,  pb, $33.95

Weisberg, Naida and Wilder, Rosilyn (Eds.). (2001) Expressive Arts with Elders (2nd ed.). 240 pgs. $32.95.  (In the UK: £19.95). London: Jessica Kingsley***.  Chapters on intergenerational drama, and the other arts in community and health facilities.

Wiener, Daniel J. (1994). Rehearsals for Growth: Theater Improvisation for Psychotherapists. New York: W.W. Norton. hb, 269pp, $32.   (More recently it was on sale from mental health resources-- see above-- for  $15)

Wiener, D. J., & Oxford, L. K. (2003). Action therapy with families and groups: Using creative arts improvisation in clinical practice.Washington, DC: American Psychological Association (Publishers). 299 pages, hardbound, $39.95.   Tel: 1-800-374-2721  Email:

Wiener, Ron. (1997). Creative Training: Sociodrama & Team Building. 130 pp., pb. $29.95.( In the UK: £15.95). London: Jessica Kingsley***.

Wiener, Ron; Adderly, Di; & Kirk, Kate (Eds.). (March 2011). Sociodrama in a changing world.  This is an international anthology! Table of Contents
    This 360+ page paperback book is available from Lulu or Amazon for about $35.

Wilder, Rosilyn. (1996). The lifestory re-play circle. Describes spontaneous "LifeDrama" workshops as used with ill, handicapped and dementia patients in health care facilities.  With a chapter by Ann Smith, RDT of NYC nursing home program  95 pages. $19.95  To order:  Venture Publishing,Inc. 1999 Cato Avenue, State College, PA 16801-3238.Fax: 814-234-1851. Phone: 814-234-4561.Examination copies available.

Wilder, Rosilyn. (1996). Come, step into my life: "Life Drama" with youth and elders. 162 pgs.  $17.95.  A first in the field of intergenerational drama as social education and therapy. Presents six teams of artist-educators in workshops with youth 10 - 18 years and community elders, inner city, suburban and rural districts. To order: New Plays-Books, Inc.,  P.O. Box 5074, Charlottesville, VA 22905.  Phone: 804-979-2777.  Fax 804-263-4842.    Email:

Winn, Linda. (1994). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Dramatherapy. 160 pg., pb. $34.95. (In the UK: £17.99) Jessica Kingsley**

Chapters in Books:

Landy, Robert. (2002). Drama Therapy. In: Play Therapy with Adults, edited by Charles E. Schaefer, Ph.D.
      (An anthology) (also has chapters on Psychodrama by Adam Blatner, Improvisational Play in Couples Therapy by Daniel J. Wiener,  and about 12 others--in sections on therapeutic humor, sand play, doll play, adult group play, hypno-play, etc. John Wiley & Sons  ISBN   0-471-13959-9   408 pages,  $46.75 (includes
a 15% discount) to order, call 1-877-762-2974  (and refer to promo code 3-4108 for special publication price!)

Duffy, T.K. (2007). Psychodrama. In A. Strozier & J. Carpenter (Ed.) Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Therapies. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press. Approx 340 pgs.  (This book also has chapters on other creative arts therapies, spirituality, etc.)

Glass, Judith. (2006). Working toward aesthetic distance: drama therapy for adult victims of trauma (Chapter 3), in Lois Carey (Ed.), Expressive & Creative Arts Methods for Trauma Survivors. 224pg. $29.95. London & New York: Jessica Kingsley.

See chapters by Sally Bailey, Yehudit Silverman, and Ted Rubenstein in the anthology of Creative Arts Therapies edited by Stephanie Brooke noted below.

Click here to link to a similar list about books on psychodrama.

Playback Theatre

Fox, Jonathan. (1994; reprinted 2003) Acts of Service: Spontaneity, Commitment, Tradition in the Nonscripted Theatre.  pb: $27 + $3 shp. Tusitala Publishing, 137 Hasbrouck Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561. Tel: (914) 255-8163; Fax (914) 255-1281. Website:

Fox, Jonathan; & Dauber, Heinrich (Eds.). (1999). Gathering Voices: Essays on Playback Theatre. Tusitala (as above.)   (See below for Playback Theatre Training Video)

Patterson, Paula (2006). Acting Healthy: Playback Theatre in a Medical Hospital. This 20 minute DVD documentary demonstrates the impact that playback theatre has had on the lives of  hospitalized adult and pediatric patients of Shands Hospital at the University  of Florida. Troupe members work at the bedside and in public spaces throughout  Shands Healthcare.  The film is available for $20 which includes postage and shipping within  the continental U.S. To order a copy contact Paula at:

Playback Theatre (School). 2006. Performing Playback Theatre: A Training DVD. NTSC format.76 minutes. Artistic Director: Jo Salas. Co-Produced by: Hudson River Playback Theatre and the School of Playback Theatre. A complete performance filmed live from beginning to end. You can also watch the performance with one of the two optional commentary features turned on: for viewers new to Playback Theatre there's the Beginning level commentary by Jonathan Fox, playback's founder; for experienced practitioners there's the Intermediate/advanced level commentary by Jo Salas, artistic director of Hudson River Playback Theatre. Other features include: multiple chapters; performance subtitles in Japanese and Spanish; a 20-minute film explaining the 9 most basic and widely-used playback Theatre forms; a slide show on the School of Playback Theatre; and a short film about Hudson River Playback Theatre. Order by calling 1-845-255-8163 or emailing:    Single copy cost is $45 plus $3.00 shipping in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.  Add $6.00 shipping for all other countries.

Salas, Jo. (1996). Improvising Real Life: Personal Story to Playback Theatre. (2nd ed.) 186 pg, pb. $21 + $3 shp. Tusitala Publishing, 137 Hasbrouck Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561. Tel: (914) 255-8163; Fax (914) 255-1281. Website:

Salas, Jo, & Swallow, Judy. (1994). Tracing Our Roots, Finding Our Place. Video of playback theatre regarding the history of psychodrama. Videotape, $35. ASGPP (see above)

Rowe, Nick.(2007). Playing the other: Dramatizing personal narratives in Playback Theatre.  Philadelphia and London: Jessica Kingsley. ($35, pb, 224 pg.   or

Expressive Therapy:

Bartal, Leah, and Ne'eman, Nira. (1992). The Metaphoric Body: Guide to Expressive Therapy Through Images and Archetypes. pb. 240 pg. $29.95 (in the UK: £18.95)  Jessica Kingsley** (see information about publishers at the beginning of the list above)

Brooke, Stephanie L. (Ed.), (2006). The Creative Arts Therapies Manual: A guide to the history, theoretical approaches, assessment,  and work with special populations. Springfield,  IL: Charles C. Thomas.  $ 67 hb, $45 pb; available

Carey, Lois (Ed.). (2006). Expressive and creative arts methods for trauma survivors. 224pp, $29.95 pb (in the UK: £17.99). London: Jessica Kingsley***.

Cattanach, Ann. (1994). Play Therapy: Where the Sky Meets the Underworld. pb. 240 pg. $26.95 (in the UK: £15.95)  Jessica Kingsley***

Jennings, Sue & Minde, Ase. (1994). Art Therapy and Dramatherapy: Masks of the Soul. pb, 224 pg, $34.95. Jessica Kingsley***

Johnson, David Read. (1999). Essays on the Creative arts Therapies: Imaging the Birth of a Profession. Hardback. 215 Pages. Chas. C. Thomas. Email to:; or write: 2600 South First Street, Springfield, IL 62704.

Jones, Phil (Ed.). (2005). The Arts Therapies: A Revolution in Healthcare. 312 pp, hardback, $75.

Lahad, Mooli (2000). Creative Supervision. $24.95. Jessica Kingsley***

Levy, Fran J. (1995). Dance and Other Expressive Art Therapies: When Words Are Not Enough.  288 pg., $37.95.  Routledge**

Lewis, Penny. (1993). Creative Transformation the Healing Power of the Arts. Wilmette, IL: Chiron Publications.

Payne, Helen. (1993). Handbook of Inquiry in the Arts Therapies: One River, Many Currents. pb, 288 pg., $34.95 (in the UK: £22.50) Jessica Kingsley***

Robbins, Arthur. (1994). A Multi-Modal Approach to Creative Art Therapy. $45.00. Jessica Kingsley ***

Sandel, S. & Johnson, D.R. (1990?). Waiting at the Gate: Creativity and Hope in the Nursing Home. New York: Haworth. 12 W 32nd St, NY 10001, @$23.00

Wethered, Audrey G. (1993). Movement and Drama in Therapy: A Holistic Approach. $27.00  Jessica Kingsley**

Wilson, Glenn D. (Ed.) (1994). Psychology for Performing Artists: Butterflies and Bouquets. Jessica Kingsley***. (now out of print, alas.)


Many warmups listed on a companion webpage:

Basom, Jonas. (2005). The Drama Game File--A CD-ROM. Collection of drama games with many cross-indexed features, teaching strategies, glossary, related to state education standards. (2nd ed.)  Free tour, sample pages, and ordering:

Brandes, Donna & Norris, John. (1998). Gamesters Handbook 3. @$15? from Stanley Thornes (Publishers) Ltd., Ellenborough House, Wellington Street, Cheltenham, GL50 1YW, England.  Fax: (in the U.K.) (01242) 221914

Condon, Linda. (2004). Warm-up Ring.  (revised) About 125  4 x 6" cards connected by a big ring.  $40.00 + $2 for shipping in USA. (Additional sets with 10 new cards in them cost
$10.00 per set). Send check to:
806 Brandywine Drive, Largo, FL  33771.    Or telephone: (727) 543-9128.   Or email for more information:

Fox, Hannah. (2010). Zoomy Zoomy: Improv games and exercises for groups. New Paltz: Tusitala. 148 pages, 12 photos. ISBN 978-0-9652350-8-3   $15   to order:   Or email

Hollander, Carl. (1998). The Warm-up Box (3rd ed.). 150 different group warm-up exercises on 3 x 5" cards for psychodrama groups, group therapy, educational groups, counseling groups, church and community groups.  The exercises are indexed according to the degree of social cohesion in the group so the exercise suits the group. Send $50 (which includes shipping in the USA) to Dr. Erica Hollander, 10561 Sandstone Run, Littleton, CO 80125-9258.  If you want more information or to learn cost of shipping overseas, call 303 978 9091 or email

Rohd, Michael. (1998). Theatre for community, conflict & dialogue: The Hope Is Vital training manual. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. 150 pages. Many warm-ups, action experiences for training improv skills

Other Resources.

The British Journal of Dramatherapy. c/o British Association for Dramatherapy: 5 Sunnydale Village, Durlston Rd, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2HY, England

Drama and theatre in education: Contemporary research. Captus Press, as above. 250 pg, pb. $25 + $4 shp.

Props! Dancing Colors offers useful props designed to support the practice of drama therapy, psychodrama, playback theatre, interactive theatre, expressive therapies, drama in education, creative drama, and other dance, movement, and experiential approaches, for therapy, personal development, education, etc Catalogue website:   Phone: 360-221-5989 or email: (Discounts for bulk purchases.)  PO Box 61   Langley, WA 98260-0061

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