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Dee Gray

The Leinster School of Music & Drama

Biography

Dee currently works as a senior music therapist having established music therapy posts in mental health and paediatric palliative care services in Dublin over the past 5 years. She currently works between two services; Lauralynn Ireland's Children’s Hospice and the National Rehabilitation Hospital, Dublin supporting individuals and families to address specific goals through music therapy intervention. Dee has presented at National and International Conferences in relation to music therapy research she is currently involved with and provided education in the specialised areas of music therapy that she is working in. Conferences she has presented at include the British Association of Music Therapy Conference 2016, Music Therapy Advances in Neuro Disability 2015 and St Francis International Palliative Care Conference and the World Congress of Music Therapy 2014. Dee facilitates clinical placements for postgraduate students undertaking the Master of Arts in music therapy at Limerick University. She has also been involved in developing inclusive community music projects including music workshops, choirs and drumming groups that are accessible to individuals with a range of needs including (cognitive, emotional, social, physical and communication needs). Dee is passionate about using active music making and receptive music methods with individuals, focused on harnessing each individual’s strengths and resources to address identified needs, encouraging and promoting integration and inclusion in communities and society and enhancing quality of life.