Music Therapy Professional Practice Experiences in Two Places, New Zealand and Australia

Megan Spragg
MMusTher, BMus, RMT (Australia)
Sounding Board Music Therapy, Melbourne, Australia


Music therapy professional practice; New Zealand; Australia; career development; self-employment

Editorial Notes
This “Community Voices” collaborative article has been submitted to an open, single peer review process.


In this article music therapist Megan Spragg reflects on her training as a music therapist and professional practice in New Zealand and Australia. Megan discusses the development of her private practice into a thriving business, and describes opportunities as well as challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. The article concludes with recommendations for people considering a career as a music therapist.

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