Training for musicians in Mental Health Settings
Lea Cornthwaite and Nicola Wydenbach are experienced singing practitioners working with people with mental health issues.
In 2006, Lea established the Mind and Soul Choir at the Maudsley hospital in London www.mindandsoulchoir.org. He ran this choir for over 12 years.
Nicola Wydenbach started her own mental health choir in Sevenoaks in 2014, called the D’Vine Singers and has now the become MD of the Mind and Soul Choir.
The trains day, held at the Maudsley itself, will offer practical insights into how to work in this sector as well as a toolkits of useful songs, ideas and practice. The Mind and Soul Choir will also be taking part in order for trainees to gain real life experience of this work
With over twenty years of experience between them it proves to be an invaluable day for practitioners hoping to work in this field.
Refreshments will be provided but participants will need to provide their own lunch.