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outreach music therapy service

We accept referrals for music therapy from adults and children. Referrals may be made by the person themselves, by a family member or by a professional.

For enquiries and referrals, contact Parity on 01252 375581 or info@parityfordisability.org.uk.  Please include a phone number when providing contact details.

The Parity Music Therapy Service operates on-site and in homes, schools and further settings

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All Parity music therapists hold a recognised postgraduate qualification in music therapy and are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

The Parity Music Therapy Service:

  • Offers individual or groupwork.

  • Contracts to provide a music therapy service to other organisations such as schools, colleges, day and residential services.

  • Offers fixed-term projects.

  • Provides taster sessions or pilot projects.

  • Provides training to help people use music in other settings.

If you wish to raise funds to provide music therapy, we may be able to help with grant applications.


“Before my daughter had music therapy, she was often locked away in her own world. Music therapy was the key that fitted the lock.”

More About Training

We provide training sessions to help people use music in other settings. These sessions give the opportunity to explore the instruments, try out some simple games and build confidence. You do not need musical skills – just curiosity and a willingness to have a go!

Training we have offered:

  • Making the most of your music groups: Introduction to exploring musical instruments and simple activities – 1.5-2 hours

  • Developing skills for using music in mother-toddler groups, with insights from parent-infant interaction – 1 day

However, if you have something particular in mind, do ask!