Makaton Sessions

Makaton Sessions

Last week Ace Music Therapy welcome Zohra online to run training on Makaton (a communication method). We ran four sessions, two Makaton Taster sessions where participants learnt 30 signs and symbols in an interactive workshop which took place via zoom. We than ran two...

Reflections on music therapy going online

Reflections on music therapy going online

One of the phrases that really stuck with me during my training as a music therapist, and thereafter, is ‘being with’. Something that as new music therapists we all learn the meaning of. So what does it mean ‘to be with’ the client? To understand it, it helps me to...

Launch of Cradle Rock Sessions

Launch of Cradle Rock Sessions

Today we launched our mother and baby group Cradle Rock. This groups aims to develop healthy relationships between mums and their babies, promote good mental health in mums and also enhance cognitive development in babies. When asked for feedback, 8 out of 10...

A Successful CPD Day for Music Therapists

A Successful CPD Day for Music Therapists

10 music therapists attended a CPD day in Chelmsford which involved a half day on guitar skills and half day on creative drumming skills. The day was very practical and fun. Comments included “I really enjoyed the musical element – playing with everyone else and I’ll...

Spotlight: Lucy

Spotlight: Lucy

Welcome to our new Spotlight feature where we shine the light on an aspect of music therapy. Today we are shining the light on our music therapist Lucy Dindoyal and the work she does. facebooktwitterinstagramlinkedinPlease get in touch.....

Chelmsford Discovery Festival

Elaine and Amelia spent two days at Chelmsford Museum providing music therapy taster sessions for children from local schools. This event celebrates the International Day for People with Disabilities. It was great fun and we saw over 100 children across the two days...

Dementia Action Week

This Dementia Action Week Amelia and Izzy have been providing workshops across Essex about the benefits of music therapy for individuals with Dementia. We have provided attendees with opportunities to experience music therapy and learn some activities to use with...

Ace Music Therapy CIC joins Social Prescribing Network

Ace Music Therapy CIC are delighted to announce that we are now part of Connect Well Essex a social prescribing network. Social prescribing is a way to help people make positive changes in their lives and within their communities by linking to voluntary and community...

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