The World Conference of Music Therapy


I was fortunate enough this Summer to attend the 15th World Conference of Music Therapy in Japan. It was an incredible experience to spend time with 2500 other music therapists, students and music therapy enthusiasts from all around the world, including Australia, New Zealand, China, America, Germany and many more.

Not only was it brilliant to attend but I was also very privileged to have the opportunity to present my paper:

“An Exploration of the experiences of music therapists working with a translator within clinical music therapy sessions.”

The paper was well received and it has sparked a lot of thought and discussion surrounding future research in this area. It seemed to be a fitting topic for this particular conference where translators were so pertinent.

I came away from the conference with a head full of ideas; not only surrounding my topic of interest but also many new and inspiring topics!