#824 UK Music Therapist Amanda Thorpe on The State of The Art

 
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Amanda Thorpe M.A. is a registered music therapist in the UK. She also has an extensive career as a songwriter, performer, and recording artist, as well as a community musician and special needs tutor, using song to facilitate wellbeing and cognitive functioning for over 20 years. She has worked in a range of corporate, clinical and community settings, on both an individual and group basis. Her current work is with both children and adults in the fields of Acquired Brain Injury, Early Intervention and Mental Health, in a variety of settings including the NHS, child and family centres, and privately. Originally trained in Psychology at UCL, Amanda also studied Communications Design at Pratt Institute and the School of Visual Arts, obtained an MA in Music Therapy from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and is a fellow Neurologic Music Therapist. She is a certified MATADOC assessor and trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy with the Association of Psychological Therapies. She provides client-centred music therapy informed by psychodynamic and neurological music therapy practices, to address both functional and/or emotional aims to improve overall wellbeing. Amanda Thorpe's UK Treatment Center Amanda Thorpe performing "Brother, can you spare a dime?" Amanda Thorpe performing "Strange Fruit" Sign up for 10% off of Shrink Rap Radio CE credits at the Zur Institute

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