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The Team

Who We Are

SoundEmotive is based in Wiltshire, England.
We have been offering therapies for over 13 years in Wiltshire, Somerset and Dorset as well as online. We are a Wiltshire Approved Alternative Provider, WAAP, and we are also approved by by Adoption South West. We work with children and adults of all ages and are looking forward to getting to know you!


Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

Joanna Turner:

Joanna Studied at University of Roehampton in London. She has worked for over 13 years as a music therapist. She has completed further research and has recently had her work presented at the music therapy and families symposium in Vienna and the Selective Mutism Conference in Florida, her case study published in Leading Note, and been interviewed for her work with Selective Mutism on a world wide platform. Jo also delivers Primitive Reflex Integration and also the Safe and Sound Protovol. In her spare time Jo loves walking, paddle boarding and reading. 

 Emma Paffley

Emma qualified almost 10 years ago from the University of the West of England. Emma enjoys working with children in mainstream settings, and has a wealth of experience in this area. In her spare time she can be found walking her beautiful dog Mabel and being with her family.

Federico Leonori

Federico (Fred) studied music therapy at the University of the West of England (Bristol). Additionally, he holds a degree in classical double bass form the Conservatory of Music of Rome Italy. Originally from Italy, has been living in Bristol since January 2015. He combines his work as a music therapist with a freelance performing career playing jazz, as well as teaching his instrument both privately and at the UWE Centre for Music. In his spare time Fred loves nature, books and sea fishing, as well as cooking pasta.

Kate Kenning-Rowe

Kate qualified as a Music Therapist from the University of West of England in 2017.  A former teacher of both Music and Drama, in secondary schools,  Kate has a good deal of experience in working with young people and catering to their individual needs. Kate also has skills and experience in working with adults with brain injuries and dementia. She enjoys working with people of all ages and is a qualified counsellor with a strong interest in Arts Psychotherapy. When not working, Kate likes spending time out on the hills with her family and Golden Retriever, Wilson. 

Natalie Jones

Natalie is a qualified bookkeeper and loves admin! She is happy to answer any questions and send through any necessary paperwork. When not at her computer she can be found with her lovely Labrador Seren in the town park!

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