The Sesame Approach uses Drama and Movement as a key to unlocking inner doors so facilitating change and growth. The interactive wheel on the right is the doorway to the key themes of the Sesame Approach. Click on a key aspect of our approach to explore further.

The Sesame Institute is a registered charity which promotes and oversees the use of Drama and Movement Therapy. The name Sesame is taken from the legendary password in the story Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves where the words 'Open Sesame!' unblock the cave entrance and reveal the treasure inside.

The Sesame Institute is delighted to announce the launch on Saturday 15th June 2013, of its new book: Dramatherapy with Myth and Fairytale: the Golden Stories of Sesame  written by Jenny Pearson, Mary Smail and Pat Watts.  The launch included a celebration in grateful memory of Pat, who died in 2012.  For more information click here.

The Sesame Institute online Journal is now available in the Members area.



Donations: The Sesame Institute is a registered charity that is not funded by government.  We rely on gifts and donations from those interested in our work.  If you would like to donate to the Sesame Institute, please send a cheque to The Sesame Institute (UK & International), Christchurch, 27 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NY or contact the office for our bank details.  Many thanks.


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