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University of Roehampton

Music Therapy Summer School

August 8th - 12th 2017

Music Therapy Foundation Course (application download on this page)

October 28th 2017 -  March 24th 2018

What is Music Therapy?
- a brief introduction to the Nordoff Robbins approach

This brief introduction to the ideas and practice of Nordoff Robbins music therapy will be presented by experienced music therapists. It will include information, examples of music therapy in action and practical activities. The course is open to anyone interested in music therapy, no previous experience is necessary.

Date: Thursday September 7th 2017, 6.00pm - 8.30pm
Location: 62 The Crescent, Croydon, Surrey CR0 2HN

Course fee: £45 (concession for full time students and unwaged £25)

To book a place or for further enquiries please contact

How Music Can Help
- an extended introduction to Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy
- SIX week evening course in London 

The course will be run by experienced Nordoff Robbins music therapists. It will include information about music therapy and the Nordoff Robbins approach, examples of music therapy in action, and practical music making. The course is open to anyone interested in music therapy, catering equally for people with no previous knowledge and for those with experience in related fields.

Dates:  Thursdays, 5 October to 16 November inclusive, 6.30pm to 8.30pm (no session Thursday 26 October) 
Location: Nordoff Robbins London Centre, 2 Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1PQ
Cost: £165 (concession for full time students and unwaged £90)

To book a place or for further enquiries please contact


Introduction to Guided Imagery and Music at the University of the West of England, Bristol

This CPD module will enable music therapists, other arts therapists, healthcare practitioners, psychotherapists, educators and community musicians to incorporate this receptive listening approach within their own practice. The module will involve an introductory day, followed by an immersion into a rich four-day workshop that makes up the required hours for Level 1 of the Bonny Method of GIM. I To practise the Bonny Method of GIM in full, however, further levels of training are required. This introductory module can stand alone as a complete, creative learning experience. It is also available for students in training on relevant Master’s programmes. In addition, the module provides formal assessments in the form of a written reflective account and viva presentation in order for the 15 credits to be awarded. The course will be led by Professor Leslie Bunt who is a Primary Trainer and practitioner in the Bonny Method of GIM.

This module is offered at Masters Level (USPKJE15M). Credits can be used for progression to MA Therapeutic Music Studies or you can take the module as a stand-alone CPD course, with or without credit.

To find out more about the Bonny Method please access

Introduction: July 6, 9.30 - 17.30
GIM Level I: July 19, 17.00 - 19.30; July 20, 09.30 - 17.30; July 21, 09.30 - 17.30; July 22, 09.30 - 17.30; July 23, 09.30 - 15.00
Presentations (for the award of credit): July 28, 09.30 - 17.30
Costs: £650 (15-credit pathway); £480 (classroom experience only)
For additional information please contact Leslie ( or the CPD department (; Tel: +44 (0)117 32 81158; Twitter: @UWEhasCPD #UWEcourses.