Champion potential and well-being through the professional use of Music Therapy
Find out more about MThNZ
Champion potential and well-being through the professional use of Music Therapy
Find out more about MThNZ
Champion potential and well-being through the professional use of Music Therapy
Find out more about MThNZ

What is Music Therapy

Music Therapy is the planned use of music to assist with the healing and personal growth of people with identified emotional, intellectual, physical or social needs.

Music Therapy New Zealand is a membership organisation that advocates the employment of NZ Registered Music Therapists (NZRMTh) and governs their ethical and professional standards of practice in working to enhance hauora and waiora of the people of Aotearoa.

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Featured NZ Registered Music Therapists

NZ Registered Music Therapists use the special qualities of music in a shared relationship with their clients, to meet personal needs, support learning, and promote healing and change. They work with people of all ages and abilities, with individuals and groups, and in many different settings.

Our Registered Music Therapists are members of Music Therapy New Zealand and hold Full or Provisional Registration with the New Zealand Music Therapy Registration Board.

Rachel Foxell

Rachel Foxell

I love helping people of all ages and abilities to enrich their lives and engage in community through creating music together.
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Sophie Sabri

Sophie Sabri

My passion is to make music accessible to anyone and to use it for self-expression, life skills improvements and personal development.
Meet Sophie

Yutong Gao

Yutong Gao

After I graduated in 2014 and got my Bachelor Degree in Musicology, I worked as a piano teacher and volunteered as a music teacher for children who have visual impairment.
Meet Yutong

Jenny Gordon

Jenny Gordon

I am particularly interested in resourcing people into their own well-being (living the best life they can, given who they are), therefore living and aging well.
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Emily Hunt

Emily Hunt

I specialise in working with children in mainstream and community settings. I am particularly passionate about inclusion and working within social settings to provide better outcomes for all.
Meet Emily

Helen Dowthwaite

Helen Dowthwaite

I graduated in 2012 and I have worked with people of all ages. I have established several new Music Therapy roles in Special Education and in 2016 at Hospice Waikato.
Meet Helen