Alistair Clarkson

HCPC AS 02290

Alistair is a multi-instrumentalist having worked as a composer and performer in Musical Theatre. He has a First Class Honours degree in music from Chichester University and a post graduate diploma in music therapy from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Since qualifying as a music therapist he has been working with both children and adults, specialising in the field of autism. His work has included individual and group music therapy with people with learning disabilities, self-referred non-impaired adults and people living with dementia. Alistair joined Sutton and Merton PCT as a Music Therapist in 2005 and transferred to Sutton council in 2009. When working for the PCT he was based at Orchard Hill, a long stay hospital for adults with learning disabilities. He was a member of ‘The Bridge Project’, which was established to offer emotional support for residents during the transition process. Currently Alistair has a busy practice working for Richmond Music Trust, Parity for Disability (Priors Court School) and the London Borough of Sutton.

“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.
— Arthur O'Shaughnessy

Meta Killick

HCPC AS 001111

Meta has an MA in Music Therapy from Anglia Ruskin University and is also a qualified Harp Therapist with the International Harp Therapy Program. Meta has extensive experience of work with a wide range of clients including babies and young children with developmental delay, children and young people with Autism, young people and adults with mental health difficulties including people with addictions and eating disorders and older adults with dementia. Meta also has experience of working in palliative care. Since 2013 Meta has been working in the Making Safeguarding Personal Project in the London Borough of Sutton.