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 in the NHS including her current role as Locality Lead Clinical Psychologist for North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT). Sidrah has a special interest in including songs/music in CBT interventions and offers specialist psychology input for British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM). Sidrah offers therapy using a range of modalities and is recognised by major healthcare insurance companies including BUPA, AXA & AVIVA. She also provides clinical supervision, consultation and workshops.
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.
Cornelia is an experienced music therapist providing direct music therapy interventions, supervision and training in music therapy. In addition to her involvement with Lily Arts & Wellbeing, Cornelia is employed as Head of Arts in East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) where she has spent more than 10 years managing and supporting a team of arts psychotherapists. Cornelia has presented extensively on music therapy and published her book on 'Working Across Modalities in the Arts Therapies: Creative Collaborations'. She is particularly keen to improve access to music therapy for diverse communities.