Carl is a qualified psychotherapist with the British Association of Music Therapy (BAMT) and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, UK (HCPC). He has been working clinically with children and young people with a broad range of needs since qualification. He has experience in dealing with issues including anxiety, depression, panic attacks, trauma, self-esteem, social isolation, navigating puberty, communication, social skills, behaviour issues and developing healthy emotional expression. He has also worked with children and young people with mental health issues in the family, eating disorders, bereavement, neglect, adoption and fostering, autistic spectrum condition, ADHD and a variety of special educational needs and other diagnoses.
Carl has been a Tutor and post-graduate trainee supervisor for the Music Therapy department at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama at the Barbican since 2010. He encourages creativity and imagination and works towards the development of an increased sense of self-awareness, self-confidence and self-esteem for the children and the young people. During sessions the client's pattern of relating and interacting within their wider environment and relationships are explored. The clients can develop both emotionally and cognitively as a result of successful therapy, the goal being overall holistic wellbeing.
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