The Committee

The committee members of the Malaysian Music Therapy Association (MMTA) consists of clinicians with diverse background and working experiences.

Gurpreet Kalsi
Vice-President

Gurpreet offers Music Therapy at her clinic in the Jesselton Medical Centre in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. She holds a practising licence with the Health and Care Professions Council of the United Kingdom. She has been awarded a MA in Music Therapy from the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol), a PgDip in Music Therapy from Roehampton University, London, and a BA(Hons) in Jazz and Popular Music from Middlesex University, London. She is a Clinical Supervisor for UWE Bristol, and guides trainee therapists from the United Kingdom on international placements in Sabah.

Gurpreet has over 20 years of extensive clinical experience as a music therapist and music psychotherapist for diverse clinical populations, including medical and mental health patients. Her primary therapeutic orientation is psychoanalytic and psychodynamic. She has a special interest in trauma, abuse, suicidality, autism, personality disorders, and psychosis, but still helps general patients as well. Gurpreet is also a certified Drum Circle Facilitator, and runs workshops for corporate stress management, as well as mental health, addiction and disability support groups.