Music Therapy

pic1Thank you for visiting my web site. I am a qualified music therapist working in Somerset and Devon. In my practice I encourage increased levels of communication and improve people’s quality of life and well-being. I have worked with children and adults with a number of complex conditions, including autism, acquired brain injury and dementia.

I am a fully qualified music therapist registered with the HCPC (Health Care and Professions Council) and the BAMT (British Association for Music Therapy), in addition  I am DBS checked and have my own clinical supervision.

I am available to work in variety of settings, and will travel to you. Please contact me to discuss further.

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What is music therapy?

Music therapy is unique in that no words are needed to participate fully and it can be accessed by people with no musical experience.  I work with individuals or small groups using many different techniques, such as improvising with a range of different instruments, moving with music or singing. I can help people create their own story through song-writing, or using personally meaningful music to help regain their sense of identity.

Music therapy can;

  • enable a nonverbal child to find new ways to communicate
  • allow people who have had a stroke to communicate through singing
  • calm people with dementia by remembering songs of meaning from their past
  • help those with brain injury by activating a different part of their brain

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Leaflets of how music therapy can help specific conditions: