Registered GIM Therapists (RGIMTs) have completed at least two years’ post-graduate training in addition to their initial therapy qualification. RGIMTs 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.
RGIMTs practice throughout Australia, and internationally.
RN, CMHN, Integrative Psychotherapist, RGIMT
Dip. App. Sci. (Nurs), Cert. Palliative Care Nurs., Adv. Dip. Integrative Couns., Cert. Psych. Nurs., Clinical Supervision for Role Development training, Level 3 Adv. Guided Imagery & Music
Contact Ann Maree at: email@example.com
Practice phone: 0408 595 871
Ann Maree is an experienced psychotherapist and credentialled mental health nurse in private practice. Ann Maree often utilises creative modalities in therapeutic work, including a range of music-based methods within Guided Imagery and Music, which are adapted according to individual needs. These include the Bonny Method, for its depth orientation and capacity to facilitate a greater connection between the conscious and unconscious. This can reveal and integrate hidden resources and creativity, leading to more fulfillment. Ann Maree is passionate about supporting those seeking personal/professional development, such as healthcare professionals, offering individual appointments, including clinical supervision, both in-person and online.
Master of Art Therapy, Graduate Diploma Guided Imagery & Music Therapy, Certificate in Integrated Couples Therapy
Phone: 0476 776 709
Annette has utilized the arts as a form of therapy since 2000. She is experienced in Mental Health, Separated Families, Couples therapy and working with At Risk Teenagers. Annette has worked with a
diverse range of people within the community and within various hospital settings, but currently works full time in Private Practice.
Annette works from a Client Centred and Strengths based perspective which is Trauma Informed. She supports clients to rediscover their own uniqueness, express emotions which are difficult to verbalize, integrate life experiences into the present and develop arts/music based coping skills for everyday life. Additionally, Annette can offer Supervision and is registered with Australia, New Zealand and Asia Creative Arts Therapy Association (ANZACATA).
Master of Music (Music Therapy), Grad. Cert. Family Therapy, Registered Music Therapist, RGIMT
Clinical member, AABCAP, Tai Chi instructor, WTQA
Eastern Suburbs, Melbourne
Contact Anja here, or call 0439 389 554
Anja is an experienced music therapist who uses a strength-based approach in supporting clients to draw on their inner resources for growth and healing. She is a trained and experienced Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) facilitator and offers regular mindfulness courses, workplace training, workshops and nature mindfulness retreats. As a registered music therapist, she has worked in a wide range of areas including acquired brain injury, Aboriginal health, aged care, young families, and carer support, as well as in private practice. Anja combines the therapeutic benefits of mindfulness and music-centred psychotherapy (GIM) to support clients exploring issues such as trauma, life transitions, anxiety, depression, and chronic ill health, as well as exploring spiritual growth and inner resilience.
Services offered: Individual and group therapy, GIM, mindfulness, professional training workshops, mindfulness retreats, Tai Chi and Chi Kung training.
M Music (Music Therapy) BN, Grad. Dip. Mental Health Nursing, Grad. Dip. Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), Certificate in Initiatic Art Therapy
Phone: 0402 719 753
Brenda focuses on a wholistic, person-centred practice that promotes the development of insight into inner strengths. She specialises in grief and loss in the context of bereavement, personal growth and development, and workplace stress.
MA Creative Arts Therapies, Grad. Dip. Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), Grad. Dip. Music Therapy, B. Mus.
Registered Music Therapist and member of the PACFA
Registered Psychotherapists and Counsellors
Glen Waverley, VIC
Contact Carolyn at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carolyn works with clients who have difficulty in the understanding and healing of childhood traumas. She also works with those who experience difficulties with issues around loss including bereavement, suicide, divorce, retrenchment, early retirement and loneliness. Carolyn is available for online sessions; she is registered with the NDIS and is a clinical member on the PACFA Register.
Grad. Dip. Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), B. Music, Spec. Cert. in Palliative Care RMT, RGIMT
Phone: 0425 813 309
Cherie is an experienced music therapist using a person-centred, strengths based and trauma informed approach to client’s growth and healing. Client safety, care and respect are foundations of her practice. Cherie relishes engagement in the Guided Imagery and Music process due to its profound integrative effect, with particular regard for the power of music listening for enabling deep support, emotional access and creativity. As required, Cherie uses the modalities within GIM as therapeutic means with groups and individuals. Special areas of interest include inner exploration and discovery, anxiety, trauma recovery, grief, loss, and bereavement, existential issues and life fulfillment.
Registered Guided Imagery and Music Therapist
Master of Social Work ( USA )
Master of Pastoral Counselling ( USA)
Ms Ching Kwok is an experienced social worker and counsellor in Hong Kong. She is available for both individual and group GIM therapy.
AO, PhD, RMT, RGIMT, FAMI, L. Mus
Black Rock, VIC
Practice: 03 9589 4284
Mobile: 0402 579 819
Denise offers training in Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), including introductory courses and advanced training, through Avalon GIM Training (Australia). She also offers supervision for GIM trainees and Registered GIM therapists, as well as professionals of other disciplines who would benefit from GIM as a form of reflection on practice. Denise is also the editor / co-editor of two GIM texts:
Grad. Dip. Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), RGIMT, Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery (FAMI) Brisbane and Gold Coast, QLD, Teacher in Music, Australia (T. Mus. A, Piano), Bachelor of Human Services (B. Hu Serv, Child and Family), Bachelor of Theology (B. Th), Master in Education (M. Ed)
Contact Gail at: email@example.com
Practice phone/mobile: 0431 026 343
Practice phone / mobile: 0407 888 568
Gail is an experienced and qualified music teacher and Registered Guided Imagery and Music Therapist (RGIMT). She offers friendly, professional services to children and adolescents seeking support across a range of needs, including anxiety, addiction, grief, loss, peer and personal challenges, and the quest for a better life. Gail is passionate about the welfare of young people and has worked with this cohort in foster care, residential settings, and juvenile detention. Her multidisciplinary approach strengthens and enriches her service to young people and their families. Gail is available for individual and group therapy sessions.
Grad Dip Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), Registered Music Therapist, Certificate in Sandplay and Symbolwork
Contact Greg at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Practice phone: 0448 908 523
Greg has been using music in therapy with individuals and groups for over 30 years. His focus is to support clients to enhance their relationship with themselves and their strengths, symptoms, struggles, and concerns.
Registered Music and Imagery Therapist, Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, MSW, BA, Grad. Dip. Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), Grad. Dip. Arts (Social Welfare), Advanced Dip. Gestalt Therapy
Camberwell and Ballarat, VIC
Contact Kay at: email@example.com
Practice phone: 0400 910 989
Kay has a particular interest in supporting people who are struggling with the effects of invalidating and traumatic relational and early life experiences. Kay draws on the relational principles of Gestalt therapy, alongside music-centred psychotherapy (GIM) and other relevant evidence-based psychological methods. As an accredited mental health social worker, Kay is eligible to provide Medicare rebated services for clients with a referral from a general practitioner.
Kay’s services include individual therapy, group therapy, supervision, and workshop facilitation, including online sessions.
Master of Leadership and Management, Grad. Dip. Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), Bachelor of Music Therapy
AMusA, RMT, RGIMT
East Kew, VIC
Contact Liz at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Liz specialises in working with grief, loss, anxiety, depression, wellness and wellbeing.
Grad. Dip. Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), 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)
Contact Louise at: email@example.com
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.
Master of Music Therapy, RMT, RGIMT, FAMI
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Contact Mei at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (852) 9097 6564
Mei is a Registered Guided Imagery and Music Therapist (RGMIT) working in private practice in Hong Kong. She is available for individual and group music therapy.
PhD, Registered Guided Imagery and Music Therapist, RMT
Geelong region and telehealth
Melissa is music therapy practitioner, supervisor, educator and researcher. She has worked in mental health, aged and palliative care, and in the disability sector. Melissa currently works with both
adolescents and adults in the education system, community settings as well as private practice drawing on her skills as a clinical music therapist, GIM practitioner and community music therapist.
Master of Counselling, Bachelor of Music Therapy, Grad. Dip. Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), RGIMT
Contact Meran at: email@example.com
Practice phone: 0421 704 338
Meran works in private practice as a Registered Guided Imagery and Music Therapist (RGIMT), and is also a relationship counsellor and family mediator with Relationships Australia. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Music Therapy from the University of Melbourne (1986), a Master of Counselling from the University of Queensland (2008), and a Post Graduate Diploma in Guided Imagery and Music from the University of Melbourne (2011). As a counsellor, she has performed outreach work in the community to assist women struggling with alcohol and drug abuse, and has also worked as a music therapist in the mental health and aged care sectors.
As a GIM therapist, Meran is particularly interested in assisting people to find their inner resources by using music to access their unconscious and dream material in a relaxed state.
Master of Music Therapy, Grad. Dip. Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), Bachelor of Music
Meredith is a musician, vocalist, music therapist, psychotherapist, and facilitator who works within her private practice, Inner Sound Therapy. She uses a holistic approach to address the needs of her clients, and her special interests include LGBTQI+ issues, relationships, psychedelic integration, spirituality, and transpersonal work. She has also worked within the early childhood, community, mental health, gender equity, and disability sectors. Meredith holds a Master of Music Therapy and Graduate Diploma in Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) from the University of Melbourne, and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Adelaide.
Meredith works with people of all ages and is available for individual consultation and workshops.
BMUS (Therapy), Registered Music Therapist and Registered Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) Therapist
PACFA Reg. Clinical 26483 and PACFA Mental Health Practitioner
Phone: 0466 149 430
Minky has 20 years of clinical experience in providing mental health support to children, families and adults. Her approach is collaborative, relational, and process focused, meaning that she sees therapy as a team effort that is informed by individual and shared experiences as they emerge in the moment.
Minky’s influences include interpersonal neurobiology, attachment theory, music therapy, trauma informed approaches, Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), somatic processing and Gestalt theory. She currently works as a counsellor and therapist with children and families experiencing family violence and relational trauma, and the health professionals and teachers that support them. Minky also has expertise in providing therapy and training in the areas of mental health and post-traumatic stress.
Minky currently offers individual and group online therapy for healthcare workers, emergency services workers, and educators through her business, Tempo Therapy and Consulting.
B.A. (Psychology), Grad. Dip. in Applied Psychology, Grad. Dip. Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), RGIMT
Contact Patricia at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 02 4967 7514
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.
BSW, RGIMT, FAMI, CQSW (UK)
Pottsville, Northern Rivers, NSW
Contact Peter at: email@example.com
Practice 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.
Master of Music (Music Therapy), Grad. Dip. Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), Grad. Dip. Music Therapy (Hons), Bachelor of Music (Hons)
Kew East, VIC Contact
Rachael at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Practice phone: 0425 767 241
Rachael is a Registered GIM Therapist. In her private practice, she specialises in working with health professionals and carers for their own self-care. Rachael works with people experiencing a range of life challenges including anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, and transitional periods, and welcomes those identifying with the LGBTQI+ community. She enjoys accompanying people on a personal and spiritual growth journey and supports those seeking greater health through understanding the mind-body connection. She is passionate about the power of music to enhance relaxation and accessing creative insights through working with imagery.
Rachael has been a Registered Music Therapist for 18 years and has worked in residential and community settings in aged/palliative care. She also has a special interest in assisting performing artists to cope with the demands of performing. Her services include personal therapy sessions (in-person or online), and small group workshops (therapy or education).
Bachelor of Music (BMus), Master of Arts Music Therapy (MAMusTh), Graduate Diploma Counselling (GradDipCouns), Graduate Diploma Guided Imagery and Music (GradDipGIM), RGIMT
Senior Instructor Yoga, Yoga Therapist, Yoga Sound and Song
Contact Satyamo at: email@example.com
Satyamo is a professionally trained, mature and experienced practitioner who offers individual face-to-face and online sessions in Guided Imagery and Music (GIM), Yoga of the Voice, and Yoga Therapy. Through her business, Yoga Sound and Song, Satyamo offers group workshops and retreats that use aspects of classical yoga and meditation combined with sound meditation, music therapy, and GIM. Natural venues are an important part of these events, offering connection to the wild earth.
Satyamo’s practice is centred on beautiful therapeutic approaches to self-care and personal healing that are mindfully assessed and supported.
RGIMT, RMT, M. Mus (Music Therapy), Grad. Dip. Mental Health Science (Community)
Mobile: 0425 733 311
Vannie Ip-Winfield is an experienced registered music therapist, working primarily in mental health, aged care and community health. She has an academic background in both music therapy and mental health science (University of Melbourne). Her research and publications have focused on cross cultural music therapy practice, day programs for community-dwelling Chinese elderly, and virtual group Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) for hospital staff. GIM combines her love of classical music and a strong interest in psychotherapy.
Vannie’s services include individual therapy, group therapy and supervision, including online sessions.