Director | Registered Music Therapist
Natalie is a Neurologic Music Therapist and also Director at Creative Therapy Adelaide. Natalie has been a practising music therapist since 2015. She has worked for not-for-profit, Sing&Grow Australia and partnered with organisations to provide private and community music therapy programs. Her passion is working with families of young children to support them to gain confidence in using music at home in ways that support child development and build rich and positive home environments through music engagement. Her approach is strengths-based and family centred and she believes all people should have access to enriching experiences through the creative arts.
Natalie’s primary instrument is voice.
Registered Music Therapist
Senior Speech Therapist
Bec is a speech therapist who completed her Bachelor of Applied Science in Speech Pathology (Honours) at Flinders University in 1998. She supports people of all ages to develop their communication and express themselves fully. She has extensive experience in supporting people with all types of brains, be they autistic, with a learning or intellectual disability, or any developmental disability. She takes an individual approach to understanding the person’s strengths and harnesses their motivations to communicate and connect with others. She believes in an optimistic approach to therapy and building a sense of growth and fulfilment with people. Bec focuses on making her speech therapy sessions engaging, interesting and creative, because she knows that we learn best when we are feeling positive and expressing ourselves! Bec also plays piano and loves being joyful with all forms of music.
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Registered Music Therapist
Rina is a Registered Music Therapist who completed a Master of Creative Music Therapy at Western Sydney University and a Bachelor of Classical Performance majoring in piano at the Australian Institute of Music. She later furthered her music therapy education by completing Neurologic Music Therapy Training. Her music therapy experience ranges from working with children to elders with a wide range of disabilities. Rina’s passion lies in making meaningful connections with clients, whether that is through playing favorite songs or connecting through improvisation. Rina’s approach in her clinical work is flexible and tailored to the individual with a focus on developing emotional well-being, self-expression, and relatedness to others with the aim of using music to support everyday life.
Registered Dance Movement Therapist
Mioi is passionate about making connections with children and adults through movements and dance. She says, “When I move and dance, I feel free, joyful. and confident.” That is what participants can experience with her in a safe space she provides. Mioi completed her Master of Dance Movement Psychotherapy at Goldsmiths, University of London and is a qualified clinical supervisor. Her ten-year-clinical experience ranges from working with people with Autism, ADHD, traumas, attachment issues, anxiety and depression. Mioi has worked in schools, mental health hospitals, and prisons in the U.K, Japan. She is a trauma and attachment focused psychotherapist with a great understanding of culture, ethnicity and neurodiversity.
Amy is Creative Therapy Adelaide’s Service Coordinator. She is a Registered Developmental Educator and has experience within early intervention settings, with school aged children and adults within supported employment. Amy worked as a support worker for many years with adults and is passionate about ensuring people living with a disability have good quality of life and their rights are upheld.
Registered Music Therapist
Kun is a registered music therapist and holds a Master of Music Therapy at the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Contemporary Music majoring in piano at Australian Institute of Music. Kun has worked in special school and hospital settings to support people with neuro-rehabilitation, global developmental delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety and depression. Kun believes everyone should have the opportunity to engage in music and have the freedom to express themselves creatively. Kun takes a person-centred approach and aims to draw the people around the participant into music therapy sessions, making positive and meaningful memories the group can share.
Business Development Manager
Front Desk Support
Meet Tiffeny, our wonderful administrator with a natural knack for connecting with people of all ages through her authentic and welcoming personality. With over a decade of experience in administration and customer service, she excels in providing exceptional support to our team.
Tiffeny’s background in business ownership, Aged Care, and Property Management brings a unique and valuable perspective to her role. Her meticulous eye for detail makes her an invaluable asset within our administration team, ensuring nothing slips through the cracks.
But Tiffeny isn’t just all business! She knows how to sprinkle some fun into the workplace. When she’s not dazzling us with her administrative brilliance, she loves embracing the great outdoors, spending quality time with her family, staying active at the gym, and getting creative in the kitchen!