Kathryn Stevenson

Many years experience with those on the Autism spectrum and those who are vision impaired, across a wide age range.

Accepting Private Work
Able to Provide Supervision
Available for Consultation


Kathryn Stevenson, MA, RMTh, has worked in the disability sector since 1981 in the U.S.A, Australia and New Zealand, including 24 years as a Registered Music Therapist, A good portion of her work has included a wide age range of people on the autism spectrum, as well as those who are vision impaired. Kathryn holds a Masters qualification in music therapy which she gained at Montclair State University, New Jersey, U.S.A. She currently works predominantly in private practice in Ellerslie.
Kathryn is an approved ACC sensitive claims provider.

Kathryn is a full member of MThNZ (since 1981) and has served on both local and national committees/councils. Her roles have included Auckland president, regional coordinator, and secretary. Nationally, member ETPP, and council.

Finding ways to communicate to those with disabilities has always interested me, combined with a desire to use music in my work lead to music therapy. Seeing positive responses to the planned use of music in a therapeutic setting is both exciting and rewarding.”

    March 2009 “Millicent McIvor interviewed by Kathryn Stevenson. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy. Retrieved March 9, 2009, from http://www.voices.no/mainissues/mi40009000317.php\August 2008 “From Reading to the doing; the practical component of Becoming a Music Therapist”. International Music Therapy World Congress 2008 Conference Abstracts.Dec 2003 “Music Therapy Assisted Communication with `Children with Severe Disabilities” The NZ Journal of Music Therapy, 1, 2003.

Kathryn Stevenson - NZ RMTh

1998-2000 Master of Arts, Music Therapy. Montclair State University, New Jersey, U.S.A.