Music and Imagery Association of Australia

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Registered GIM Therapists (RGMITs) have completed at least two years’ post-graduate training in addition to their initial therapy qualification. RGMITs are accredited by the Music and Imagery Association of Australia (MIAA) and are bound by MIAA’s Code of Ethical Practice. Therapists are required to undertake regular supervision and complete professional development requirements to stay informed of evidence-based practice.

RGMITs practice throughout Australia, and internationally.

Louise Terry-Clark


Grad. Dip. Guided Imagery and Music, University of Melbourne, Grad. Dip. Music Therapy, University of Technology, Sydney, B.A. Communication, University of Technology, Sydney.

MIAA (Music and Imagery Association of Australia)

AMTA (Australian Music Therapy Association)

Sydney, NSW

Louise works in private practice in Sydney. She has been working as a clinician for 18 years and as a registered GIM Therapist for six years. Louise’s work is informed by evidence-based research, and she uses an empathetic and strengths-based approach to support clients to uncover and resolve core issues. She is passionate about the therapeutic benefits of music and she offers individual and group sessions as well as workplace / corporate workshops. Louise works in partnership with clients on a range of issues, including personal growth and self-development, depression and anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, terminal illness / illness recovery and spirituality. She also offers supervision.

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Patricia Hamilton


B.A.(Psychology), Grad Dip in Applied Psychology, Grad Dip Guided Imagery & Music

Newcastle, NSW


Phone: 02 49677514 to leave a message if unanswered

Mobile: 0416 278 810

Patricia is a registered psychologist and RGIMT specialising in grief and bereavement, anxiety, depression, and the long lasting effects of trauma. She has a particular interest in understanding dreams and how they can assist us to navigate our way in life. Her workshops cover the connection between archetypes as they appear in films, and how these illustrate the stages of the Hero’s Journey, according to Joseph Campbell. Patricia’s part time practice is located in Newcastle, and she offers Medicare bulk billing for clients with a referral from a general practitioner.

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Peter Ballard

B. Social Work, Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery (AMI), C.Q.S.W., BSW., FAMI. RGIMT.

Private Counselling/Therapy Practice using GIM. Pottsville, Northern Rivers, NSW  Phone: 0438 898 415

Peter specialises in private counselling and therapy practice using GIM. Using the healing power of music, Peter draws on his extensive experience in mental health contexts to assist individuals who are working on emotional issues that impede them from living their lives more fully. As well as using GIM in a wide range of human situations, Peter has experience using this modality with women in recovery from postnatal distress.
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