Max Ryz is a a HCPC registered music therapist, clinical supervisor and educator who specialises in mental health. He has extensive experience facilitating assessments, individual and group sessions in private practice, the third sector and within the NHS. Max has also worked with children and adults living with autism and learning difficulties and he set up and developed a music therapy service at the London School for Children with Cerebral Palsy.
Max has facilitated music therapy workshops and seminars, in a wide range of organisations, including health care settings, schools, training programs and businesses. He is published in the British Journal of Music Therapy (BJMT) and has presented papers in conferences.
Max studied Contemporary Composition at Trinity College of Music and undertook a Masters at the Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy Centre where he qualified as a music therapist. Max has undertaken additional trainings, including mentalisation and psychoanalytic based approaches. Max also teachers piano and is an accompanist for singers, instrumentalists and a choral society.
Phil Clarke is a music therapist, music producer, song writer, teacher, sound therapist and drum circle facilitator. Working with both individuals and groups from a variety of different backgrounds and difficulties, in the NHS as well as privately. Phil works within the music industry and trained as a music therapist at Guildhall School of Music.