German Association for Drama Therapy
The German Association for Drama Therapy (DGft) is the professional body and advocacy group for drama therapy and drama therapists in Germany. It was founded in Hannover, Germany, in 1995 and since then has been an open space for discussion and activism on drama therapy for therapists and artists working in the creative arts therapies.
The DGfT focuses its effort on:
Advocacy on behalf of drama therapy and drama therapists
Quality Assurance in both education and application of drama therapy
Ethical accountability of practitioners
Certification of drama therapists in accordance with its standards of registration
The affiliated Institut für Theatertherapie (ITT) is the institute for training, professional development and research in drama therapy of the German Association of Drama Therapy. Together the DGfT and the ITT organize the Internationale Sommerakademie, an annual international conference in Germany.