Dr. Sidrah Muntaha, CPsychol, AFBPsS, FRSA
Sidrah is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She is a member of the British Psychology Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology & Faculty for Leadership & Management. She is on the register of Applied Professional Practice Supervisors (RAPPS) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Sidrah is regulated by the HCPC, with 20 years of experience working across a range of mental health issues in the NHS and private sector.
Sidrah has a special interest in including songs/music in CBT interventions and is registered as a practitioner with British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM). Sidrah sees adults & young people for therapy using a range of modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and is recognised by major healthcare insurance companies including BUPA, AXA & AVIVA. She also provides clinical supervision, consultation and workshops for arts and mental health organisations.
Michael is a passionate believer in inclusivity and diversity. With over 30 years experience across local government and health services, he has worked in senior management teams to train staff, develop policies in relation to diversity and led music and wellbeing initiatives for staff and service users in North East London NHS Foundation Trust. Michael works for Lily Arts & Wellbeing to promote the role of arts and culture in mental health. His role includes forming partnerships with arts organisations, theatre companies and performing artistes to offer public events using arts/music for mental health awareness.