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Applied Practitioner Representative

Applied Practitioner Representative

Currently Vacant.

Tamara Gordon-Roberts

HPCSA Representative

Tamara Gordon-Roberts is a registered Dramatherapist with the HPCSA. Tamara currently works in various fields as a Dramatherapist, facilitator and educator. Tamara served as the Academic Programme Manager of Drama for Life from (2008-2017). She played an instrumental role in establishing the first Honours and Master’s degree training in Drama Therapy in Africa at Wits…

Melissa McWalter

Music Therapy Representative

Melissa is a registered music therapist and accredited yoga instructor working in Cape Town. She is a co-director and integrative therapist at Full Circle, offering an individualized and holistic program to those going through challenging life transitions. She works with individuals, families, and groups. Melissa’s approach focuses on the mind-body connection and accessing meaning creatively.…

Warren Nebe

Drama Therapy Representative

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Yael Shapiro (Gavronsky)

Ethics and Legal

Yael is a registered Music Therapist with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and Board of Health Care Funders (BHF). Yael is currently providing individual and group therapy services in the Johannesburg area.  Yael is also an active singer-songwriter and serves as the Ethics & Legal Chair of The South African National Arts Therapies Association.  For…

Dr Carol Lotter

Education

Dr. Carol Lotter holds an MMus (Music Therapy) and a Ph.D. (Mental Health) from the University of Pretoria. She is a registered music therapist with the HPCSA, is a qualified GIM Therapist, and a trained MARI facilitator. Carol currently co-directs the MMus (Music Therapy) training course and co-facilitates the Music Communication Hons modules at the…

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Communications

Communications

Currently Vacant.

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Research and Publications

Research and Publications

Currently Vacant.

Amari Buys

Secretary

 Amari Buys is a qualified drama therapist. She enjoys working with individuals and groups and believes in Drama Therapy and all that it has to offer. She feels that the creative arts groups are an important healing tool in South Africa. She is passionate about movement and enjoys spaces where learning and creativity can take place. She enjoys working with all…

Tessa Whyatt

Art Therapy Representative

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