Emma Hewlett

Associate Lecturer, Drama/Dramatherapy

Faculty:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

School:Cambridge School of Creative Industries

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Drama , Dramatherapy

Courses taught: Dramatherapy, Drama

Emma is a practicing dramatherapist with 10+ years' clinical experience working in mental health, ASD, eating disorders, homelessness, education and the adoption sector.

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Email: emma.hewlett@aru.ac.uk


Following a number of years working as a Dramatherapist for a children’s charity that specialised in supporting families experiencing trauma, Emma now has her own private and freelance therapy practice. She supports children, adolescents and adults going through emotional and behavioural struggles and primarily works with families affected by trauma, abuse and neglect.

Emma specialises in attachment difficulties. She also has a huge passion for supporting parents in their parenting through psychoeducation.


Emma currently teaches on the following modules:

  • Principles of Dramatherapy


  • MA Dramatherapy, Anglia Ruskin University
  • BA (Hons) Drama, Anglia Ruskin University

Memberships, editorial boards

  • HCPC - Health and Care Professions Council
  • BADth – British Association of Dramatherapists