Lucy Kelly


Lucy began her journey with Southern Music Therapy in 2019 as she completed her Masters of Music Therapy. Now, a fully registered music therapist Lucy has experience working with a wide range of people however, specialises in working with tamariki and whānau who have experience trauma. Embracing a holistic and child-centred approach, Lucy is passionate about helping people express, explore and process complex emotions in a safe and secure environment. She strongly believes in music’s unique ability to connect and heal people through the body, mind and spirit.

“I am an Ōtautahi based music therapist who specialises in working alongside tamariki and whānau who have experienced trauma, as well as supporting healthy development and attachment for infants in the first five years of life. I am passionate about providing a safe and nurturing environment in which children can develop, grow, and thrive.”

NZRMTh Lucy Kelly

Bachelor of Arts – Major in Psychology, Minor in Music Masters of Music Therapy – NZSM New Zealand Registered Music Therapist, The Theraplay Institute – Sunshine Circles, Level One Theraplay and  Marschak Interaction Method (MIM)