Cathy Rowland

RMT Music Therapist, Outreach Service

020 8744 8097

musictherapy@richmondmusictrust.org.uk

Cathy qualified as a Music Therapist in 1997, gained her master’s degree in Music Therapy in 2002 and became a Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery in 2020.  As a highly experienced practitioner, registered with the Health and Care Professions’ Council, Cathy also has her own independent therapy, supervision and Guided Imagery practice, based in Hove.

Cathy has enjoyed a wide, varied career which includes working with adults and children with developmental and life-limiting conditions, as well as with mainstream children and teenagers.  She has also completed special projects in cancer care and various NHS mental health settings – the last of which was documented via an article in the British Journal for Music Therapy (2011).  Cathy has presented at local, national and international conferences and enjoyed many international teaching opportunities through the charity, Music as Therapy International, through whom she collaborated on a chapter in the book, ‘Intercultural Music Therapy.’   She has an Advanced Certificate in the Therapeutic Arts from the Institute of Arts and Therapy in Education and she is currently training with the Metanoia Institute to become an Integrative Psychotherapist.  She works collaboratively and sensitively with clients, drawing on her multi-disciplinary training according to the ethical principles set out by the HCPC and the BACP Ethical Framework.