Music Therapist

Jessica Archbold

Music Therapist

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Jessica Archbold is a compassionate and dedicated Registered Music Therapist (RMT). She completed her Masters in Music Therapy at Melbourne University in 2017 and is committed to using her professional training to support people in achieving their therapeutic goals. She has had clinical experience at two schools for children with special needs and since the beginning of 2018 Jessica has been working professionally in using her skills to support children, adolescents and the families of those who have;

  • Autism
  • ADHD 
  • Auditory / Sensory Processing disorders
  • Developmental Delay
  • Down Syndrome
  • Mental Health
  • Other disabilities
  • Experienced Trauma 

Jessica is passionate about providing a program that is personalised to each client’s needs and interests and uses evidenced based practice to help people achieve their goals. She believes in the importance of working within a person centred model and supporting the people (family and friends) and the systems around them (schools and home).

 Jessica also has experience in supporting adults with Autism and Acquired Brain Injury having completed her clinical experience through Disabilities SA. She understands the importance of supporting clients in achieving their cognitive goals but also places value on supporting people socially and emotionally.  Jessica strives to work with client’s abilities, whatever they may be, to create musical experiences that are personally meaningful.

 Jessica completed her Masters research on how music therapy can be used to support people who have experienced trauma and completed her clinical experience at Glenside Hospital for mental health. She is dedicated and passionate about working with all aspects that make up a person’s identity and empowering them with musical methods they can use to achieve their mental health goals.     

Jessica also has professional music training having completed her Bachelor in Classical Performance at the University of Adelaide in 2015 and performs on her flute, piano and guitar around Adelaide. Jessica is also an active member of the Music Therapy Association working towards continued development of the profession in South Australian and is a part of organising Music Therapy training and events to keep up to date with the latest methods and research. 

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