News - 2015

Celebrating 20 years

Posted in Blog on 7th December 2015

This year has been extraordinary for me, personally: It marks the twentieth anniversary of our pilot project in Romania. It saw us deliver more projects (10) to more countries than ever before (Romania, England, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Georgia... Read on

Reflections on Romania

Posted in Projects on 7th December 2015

It is 20 years since I delivered our pilot project in Romania under the guidance of brilliant music therapists Una McInerney and Penny Birnstingl, who both remain on our Advisory Panel to this day. In fact all three of us were among the team which delivered a... Read on

News from Dar el Kalima in Beit Sahour

Posted in Projects on 2nd December 2015

We were very pleased to receive these pictures of children at the Dar el Kalima School in Beit Sahour, Palestine doing a mirroring activity as part of a music as therapy session. Each child works in a pair and takes it in turn to mirror their team mates movements... Read on

Learning Disability Today London Conference

Posted in Blog on 27th November 2015

Yesterday, Alexia Quin and Caroline Anderson, along with Advisory Panel Member Emma Lovell attended the Learning Disability Today London Conference. Emma Lovell ran a fantastic samba band music activity group for delegates, giving them a real sense of the benefits... Read on

Introduction to Music Therapy

Posted in Recruitment on 27th November 2015

For those of you interested to find out more about music therapy as a career or form of clinical intervention, two of our Advisory Panel Members - Liz Coombes and Becca Sayers - are holding an Introduction to Music Therapy Day at the University of South Wales... Read on

Project Hyderabad Week 5

Posted in Blog on 13th October 2015

"It’s time to sing goodbye"…. We have been singing this every day for the past five weeks so we should be prepared! However Dr. Sundhima, who set up ARMS, said it’s just the beginning when we spoke to her about the training earlier this week.In the final... Read on

Tubakunde exchange programme happening now!

Posted in Projects on 9th October 2015

In July this year Music as Therapy International teamed up with the Tubakunde Network (a Rwandan network supporting centres for children and adults with disabilities) to host a conference which was attended by staff from 23 centres across Rwanda. This was also... Read on

Feedback from our Project in Gisenyi, Rwanda

Posted in Projects on 7th October 2015

We have just received some feedback from a Local Partner in Gisenyi."One surprising positive thing I witnessed is that Josué, who almost every time is not attached to the group, unstable, with complete lack of response to instructions, with lack of ability to... Read on

Project Hyderabad Week 4

Posted in Blog on 7th October 2015

This week has felt a little like the moment the trapeze artist lets go one swing but has not caught the other and has to trust in the momentum that they have created. The moments of moving into a space of improvisation with full concentration and focus on the... Read on

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