Paul Holmes is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who has also trained as an adult psychoanalytic psychotherapist and a psychodrama psychotherapist. He was the first Chair of the British Psychodrama Association and was awarded their Life Time Achievement Award. He is also a Fellow of the American Association of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama and has received their David Kipper Scholar's Award.
Mark Farrall, PhD, is a chartered forensic psychologist and qualified psychodramatist. He is Director of Ignition, an independent agency providing specialist training and consultancy in the areas of motivational interviewing and domestic abuse work, and has developed several intervention programmes which feature the safe and effective use of psychodramatic techniques by non-therapists. Dr Farrall has also worked with Geese Theatre Company UK, where drama and theatre is central to the rehabilitation of offenders. He is currently Course Leader at the University of Worcester for the dissertation module of the UK's first MSc level qualification in psychodrama psychotherapy.
Kate Kirk, PhD, is an experienced UKCP accredited psychodrama psychotherapist, researcher and trainer, with experience in the public, private and third sectors. She works in child and adolescent mental health as a psychodramatist psychotherapist and has a special interest in Paediatric Liaison and young people with Asperger's Syndrome. She also has extensive experience working with adult and child patients with life threatening and terminal illness, their families and carers. She is currently Chairperson of the British Psychodrama Association.