All our therapists are highly qualified and dedicated to person centred care.
Imogen Murphy, RMT MA(Music Therapy) BA
Imogen Murphy established the first independent music therapy centre in Australia and has a breadth of experience in working as a music therapist. Her experience includes treatment roles in mental health, early intervention, aged care, disability, community music therapy programs, rehabilitation and autism. Her expertise extends to curriculum development in special education settings. Imogen specialises in treating individuals with autism and her underlying philosophy is about promoting and valuing the strengths of neuro-diversity. Managing and creating Attuned Music Therapy Centre, a community inclusive space that promotes person centred therapeutic programs, has been a strong focus of her work. She is highly qualified with a Master of Arts (Music Therapy) and Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) degrees and Certification in Neurologic Music Therapy. Imogen has spoken at Australian Music Therapy Association conferences and has been profiled in the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper.
*Operating in both Preston and Castlemaine
Victoria Churchill RMT MMusThy BMus ATCL
Victoria is highly qualified and motivated Registered Music Therapist with a breadth of experience specialising in supporting adults with disability. She works with a person-centred approach to address goals in communication, self expression, multi-sensory stimulation and physical activity. She has a passion for improving her client's quality of life. Victoria has delivered presentations at professional conferences and her academic work has been work published in peer-reviewed music therapy journals.
Max Schollar-Root, RMT MMusThrp
Max has a rich and varied background in community health services with a focus on youth work, early childhood developmental music programs and adults with disabilities. He has worked as a Registered Music Therapist on the adolescent ward at The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne and has been involved in youth work for over five years. Along with facilitating group sessions for adults with intellectual disabilities for Attuned Music Therapy he is involved with Bop Along Baby in Melbourne providing early childhood music and development sessions in childcare centres and leading 'mums and bubs' music groups. He is a first class honours graduate of the Master of Music Therapy program at The University of Melbourne.