Bob Heath was the resident music therapist at Sobell House Hospice in Oxford, UK for 10 years. He has worked extensively in Palliative and Bereavement care both as a clinician and a lecturer/teacher and also has many years experience working in Dementia Care and Special Educational settings. He has published work in various books and journals and continues to practice as a therapist in End of Life care and in Community Mental Health settings.
Bob has presented his work at a wide range of events including The Hay Literature Festival and Medicine Unboxed and continues to offer and facilitate training courses and workshops for therapists and health care practitioners.
He has a particular interest in the use of Creative Songwriting as Therapy and has developed an approach to this work which is currently being taught in several Universities in Britain and Europe.