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Online workshop - Decompress Stress
A music therapy approach to mindfulness by Dr. Janelle Junkin

Next open public online workshop 20th May 12pm (UK time) as part of the Mental Health Arts Festival Festival

Online workshops available for schools, youth & adult groups


Janelle S Junkin, PhD, MT-BC is a researcher, consultant, and music therapist. She is an expert in developing monitoring and evaluation systems, is a facilitator and programmatic consultant. Her clinical and research centers, globally and nationally, on community music therapy, conflict transformation, and identity development. She founded Orchestral Dialogues: Musicking with Community. She has completed research/evaluation and consultation with the Armed Services Arts Partnership, MindLeaps, The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians and has consulted with organizations and companies to build their own internal Monitoring and Evaluation systems. Dr. Junkin has worked in 15 countries on five continents. She is published in the Journal of Applied Arts & Health and the International Journal of Education & the Arts. Her most recent book chapter was published in Healing Through the Arts for Non Clinical Practitioners, August 2018. Her edited book, Global Perspectives of Community Arts on Peacebuilding, is scheduled for publication Summer 2020. Her areas of research include child and youth identity development, the role of the arts in conflict transformation, and understanding the community arts and creative arts therapies as vehicles that provide hope and healing to people and communities in crisis.

These workshops are in to formats both delivered by zoom

  1. Private sessions for schools/groups
  2. Open public sessions (These will be advertised and updated on this webpage) for more information