Jenny is... a Music Therapist
Jenny is an HCPC registered music therapist, obtaining her MSc in Music Therapy (Nordoff Robbins) from Queen Margaret University in 2014.
She is experienced in working in a wide variety of settings, with a particular interest in working with teens and young adults with learning disabilities and autism. She has worked with children and adults of all ages, with her youngest client being 6 months old and oldest being 90! As well as her special interest in working with with learning disability and autism, Jenny is also experienced working with PMLD, dementia and palliative care. Jenny is currently a therapist with Nordoff Robbins, based in Edinburgh and Fife.
As well as experience delivering music therapy, Jenny has a particular passion for skill-sharing, enabling those working with people who want to integrate music into their caring/education roles. She has been working with Music as Therapy International since 2014, primarily on their projects in Tbilisi, Georgia. She initially spent 6 weeks in Tbilisi delivering training to teachers and carers at a special school and day centre, and has since provided ongoing support for this project, both with visits to Tbilisi and from the UK, as well as providing support for the charity's UK projects and sitting on the Advisory Panel. She has also delivered skill-sharing workshops in a variety of settings in the Scotland. Jenny has also had a focus on skill-sharing within her role at Nordoff Robbins since 2019, taking on an additional role to develop resources.
As of 2022, Jenny is a lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University, teaching the undergraduate Introduction to Music Therapy module.
Jenny is available for music therapy delivery, teaching and skill-sharing workshops, in person around Edinburgh or online. Get in touch to find out what she could offer you or your organisation.