Dr Carol Lotter completed a PhD in Mental Health at the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2017. She is a registered as music therapist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. Since 2006 she has served as co-director of the MMus (Music Therapy) Training programme at the University of Pretoria. Her role includes administration of all aspects of the course, lecturing, supervision and examining of clinical work. She also serves as course leader for the BMus (Hons) course in Music Communication. Carol’s clinical experience includes music therapy work with adolescents in conflict with the law, patients in private and state psychiatric clinics and adults with mental and physical handicaps.