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OUR TEAM

Southern Music Therapy is a private practice and ACC registered vendor servicing the Canterbury region of New Zealand. Music Therapy is an Allied Health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address non-musical identified physical, psychological, cognitive, and social needs of an individual. 

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KIMBERLEY WADE

Director and Founder of Southern Music Therapy

Kimberley is the Clinical Director and a Registered Neurologic Music Therapist. She is also the Founder of Southern Music Therapy.

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MAY CLULEE

Senior Registered Music Therapist 

May received her MA in Music Therapy in 1999 from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England.

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ESTHER SIMPSON

Student Music Therapist

Esther is in her second year of her Masters of Music Therapy, and is excited to be on placement with Southern Music Therapy. 

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MEKAELA FLEENER

Adapted Music Lessons/Music Therapy Assistant

Mekaela has joined the SMT team as a Music Therapy Assistant while she finishes her Bachelor of Music in performance violin

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JENNY LEE

Senior Registered Music Therapist 

Jenny Lee joined the Southern Music Therapy Team in January 2017.

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VALENTINA MUGA

Registered Music Therapist

Valentina Muga who was studying Music Therapy from the University of Barcelona.

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RENATA KUSWANTO

Registered Music Therapist

Renata will be joining the SMT team in January 2023. 

she has worked with children and adults with Neuro-disability, intellectual disability, and developmental delay.

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GEMMA DYKES

Office Manager

Gemma has joined Southern Music Therapy as a part-time Office Manager. 

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