Developing Romania's Music Therapy practice

Posted in Projects on 18th May 2016

Enormous thank you to Helen Odell-Miller and colleagues at Anglia Ruskin University for welcoming the leader of Romania's first Masters in Music Therapy, Stela Dragulin (pictured), to their music therapy department as part of an Erasmus exchange.And to Sarah Hadley... Read on

Recognising our role in the UK

Posted in Projects on 13th May 2016

We have just been made aware that our Interactive Music-Making training was acknowledged within the UCL Institute for Health Equity’s report “Working for Health Equity: The Role of Health Professionals” as an example of good practice. What better evidence... Read on

UK Consultancy

Posted in Projects on 9th May 2016

Integral to our approach to all our work is capacity building: Helping our Local Partners themselves 'grow' their use of music with the children and adults in their care. In the UK this translates into many different things, including the consultancy we offer... Read on

BAMT Conference 2016

Posted in Blog on 3rd May 2016

Alexia recently attended an inspiring weekend at the British Association for Music Therapy’s Conference in Glasgow. Together with Cathy Rowland, Alexia ran a workshop to encourage music therapists to share their skills just as we do on all our projects. But... Read on

Support from MAITS (Multi Agency International Training and Support)

Posted in Projects on 5th April 2016

We are so lucky to have the support of MAITS. Last year they supPort our work in Romania and India. They made some videos which summarize our work in these countries last year. Click here to view the video about Romaniaand here to view the video about India. Thanks... Read on

Amazing news!

Posted in Projects on 23rd March 2016

We just heard from our Local Partners in Gisenyi, Rwanda that 8 members of staff are currently running sessions everyday of the week for up to 51 children and young people! Read on

Skill sharing in the UK: Final week at The Fields

Posted in Projects on 21st March 2016

The skill-sharing project at the Fields has come to an end. This week I gave the staff their certificates, which will go towards their continuing professional development record. Five staff members attended all of the training, along with other staff members who... Read on

Skill sharing in the UK: The Fields

Posted in Projects on 14th March 2016

Last week was my final week with staff in the music group at The Fields. In line with Music as Therapy International’s overseas model of the final week involving staff leadership only, I attended the group in an observational role. In the past, Music as Therapy... Read on

Charity Auction - COLDPLAY - Guitar signed by all four band members!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 8th March 2016

We are incredibly pleased to announce an extraordinary chance to win a unique piece of music memorabilia: a Fender Squier Telecaster guitar signed by all four members of Coldplay!Coldplay are one of the most successful bands of a generation, winners of 8 Brit... Read on

Well done, Hannah!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 29th February 2016

Huge congratulations to Hannah, our Projects' Operational Manager for completing the Brighton Half Marathon and thank you to everyone who supported her. She is just £60 away from reaching her fundraising target of £1000 so if there are any kind people who would... Read on

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