The YAFTA Project team is comprised of mental health professionals and specialist acting tutors.

Our mental health professional include; consultant psychiatrist, psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors.

drama school trained

Our acting tutors are drama school trained, industry experienced, acting tutors.

recognised qualifications

All of our mental health staff hold recognised qualifications and registrations in their field of expertise.

experienced teachers

All of our teaching staff are drama school trained, experienced teachers, experienced screen actors.


All staff members hold DBS clearance.

Acting Tutors

Kate Chappell

BA (Hons)

Adam Vara

BA (Hons)

Amy Fincham

Mental Health Professionals

Charlotte Armitage

BSc (Hons), PG Cert, MBPsS, PPABP, FRSA, MBACP, MCNS (Accred) Registered Psychotherapist, Accredited Counsellor, Accredited Business Psychologist and Media Psychologist

Dr Mo Qadri

BSc (Hons), MBChB, MA, MRCPsych, BPC Registered.

Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist & Medical Psychotherapist

Justyna Suchostawska

BSc (Hons), MBACP, Registered Psychotherapist

Elizabeth James

If you are interested in offering YAFTA Acting Classes in your school, please contact us.

We look forward to hearing from you. 




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