Music Therapist and Music Teacher
AMTA Registered Music Therapist, Master of Music Therapy, B. Health Science (speech and hearing)
Catherine completed her Master of Music Therapy at the University of Melbourne, and her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science (Speech and Hearing) at the University of Sydney. She has used music to support individuals and their families in various populations, such as children with disabilities, children and young people living with cancer, adults with Acquired Brain Injury, and people living with dementia. Her experience spans across many diverse environments, including remote villages in rural India, preschools, hospital wards, government health facilities and nursing homes.
Catherine combines her music training, university training and extensive corporate background to provide a tailored and enriched therapeutic learning experience that is person-centred, goal-oriented and resource focused. She utilises a holistic approach in music therapy, with a belief in supporting the individual to reach their full potential in all domains of health and wellbeing through a variety of methods. Catherine is passionate about ensuring children and adults with disabilities are equally respected and valued as active members of society. She takes every opportunity to express this, whether through music therapy sessions, advocacy and awareness in the community, or general conversations with people in society.