People in EMT

Background

The Therapists are highly experienced personnel.  They are music graduates with a post graduate qualification in music therapy.  The Music Therapists are responsible to the Board of Trustees of EMT.  They receive regular support and supervision, both on a day-to-day basis and at a clinical level.

Our Therapists

Amalia Brightman, Senior 1 Music Therapist

  • MA music therapy in Special Education
  • Presented a Case Study in the 10th World Congress of Music Therapy 2002 'Dialogue and Debate' Music Therapy in the 21st Century - A Contemporary Force for Change.
  • Runs workshops and presentations about the benefits of individual and group music therapy in Special Education at venues’ for staff training and inset days.
  • Offers Clinical Supervision

Gemma Lenton Smith, Senior 2 Music Therapist

  • MA Music Therapy Research: An exploration of the effects of conjoint working between music therapists and speech and language therapists treating patients with acquired brain injury
  • Presentation at 11th World Congress of Music Therapy 2008: Structured or unstructured ‘I can make music with you!’

Rachael Hannah, Senior 2 Music Therapist 

  • MA Music Therapy – Anglia Ruskin University
  • B.Mus (Hons) (Performance Piano) Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Currently working with children and young people on the autistic spectrum as well as primary school children referred for social, emotional and behavioural reasons.

Elaine McGregor, Senior 2 Music Therapist

  • MA Music Therapy - Nordoff Robbins/City University, London
  • GLCM (Hons) - London College Of Music
  • Currently working with children and young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties on the autistic spectrum and adults with dementia and in neurological rehabilitation.

 

Trustees 

  • Santosh Bhanot
  • Sue Charlton
  • Jane Harvey
  • Carrie O’Donnell
  • Keith Pickering
  • Andrew Whadcoat
  • Jen Whadcoat

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