Bringing therapy to life.

Animation Therapy offers Health Professionals pioneering intra-disciplinary therapeutic opportunities using the medium of animation to work with issues affecting families, adults, young adults and children.

Animation Therapy Ltd was set up following the receipt of an award for Innovation in Mental Health from the National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts (NESTA).

Our professionals area contains information about our pilot study, case examples and the full range of training courses.   Animation Therapy celebrates diversity, the site is designed for use by practitioners with a variety of professional backgrounds.  Down load our free technical tool kit or have fun exploring test animations from therapeutic practice in our interactive instillation 'Plato's Cave' .

We hope you enjoy exploring the site.

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Sponsored by the International Creative Ability Network.


In the same way that puppets are used in therapeutic techniques to tell stories and to explore complex emotions and processes, so can the animated action whether it be in the form of a puppet, object, drawn or cut out provide new opportunities for externalisation, projection and narrative. Helen Mason Occupational Therapist