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Talk by Stella Compton-Dickinson

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Forensic Music Therapy - how to work safely with people who have committed violent offences

Talk by Stella Compton-Dickinson

Dr Stella Compton-Dickinson worked as Head of Arts Therapies and Clinical Research Lead in NHS forensic psychiatric services for 15 years. Her research in this area was awarded the 2016 Ruskin Medal for the most impactful doctoral research. She is the author of two books, most recently The Clinician’s Guide to Forensic Music Therapy (Jessica Kingsley Publishers), She is an Accredited Cognitive Analytic Therapist and Supervisor, Health Professions Registered Music Therapist, Supervisor and UKCP, BACP registered Cognitive Analytic Therapist with a central London private practice, specialising in the treatment of anxiety, depression and women in recovery from Cancer.

Stella has followed a unique career path. From classical and session musician (Royal Academy of Music), to music therapist (Guildhall School of Music) then as a healthcare researcher (King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience), completing her Doctoral research at Anglia Ruskin University, and as a Psychotherapist at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals. She supervises music therapists; provides treatment through specific charities for performing artists and all her life she has taught music.




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