Evelyn Lee

Evelyn Lee is a music therapist with postgraduate qualifications and advanced training in guided imagery and music. Being one of the few music therapists in private practice, she would like to provide a holding space for you to share your music, and musical self.

If you have lost that musical self, you and Evelyn can find it together.

Profession

Music Therapist

Specialities

ANXIETY AND PANIC DISORDERS
DEPRESSION
GENERAL RELATIONSHIP CHALLENGES (FAMILY, FRIENDS, CO-WORKERS)
LGBTQIA+
GENDER DYSPHORIA
TRAUMA AND POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD)
PERSONAL GROWTH AND SELF-ESTEEM
LIFE TRANSITIONS
GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH
GRIEF AND LOSS
CHRONIC ILLNESS, PAIN AND SLEEP DISORDERS
CHILDREN & YOUTH

Finances

$

Training

  • Masters in Music Therapy

What kinds of treatment or therapy do you provide?

  • Mentalization-based therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Mindfulness-based Cognitive therapy
  • Creative Arts therapy
  • Hypnotherapy

What language can you conduct the session in?

English and Chinese

What is the greatest reward in being a counsellor for the queer community?

Creating the world I want to live in.

What is the greatest challenge in being a counsellor for the queer community?

Assuring that confidentiality and privacy will be maintained in therapy.

What was your path to becoming a therapist?

I was in the finance industry before Music saved me from my own mental health crisis. I decided to get trained and become a music therapist to pay it forward.

What are you most excited about within the evolving mental health landscape?

Seeking therapy for self improvement is quite a norm and acceptable for workplace to give mental health days.

What do you do to continue learning and building competencies as a provider?

I am pursuing my PhD in music therapy and doing advanced training in guided imagery and music.

What advice would you give to someone who is hesitant to try therapy?

We don’t always have to talk about feelings! Those traumatic experiences from piano lessons in childhood - we can address and reframe those experiences together!

What kind of training have you had in working with the LGBTQ population?

I have attended and facilitated numerous support groups for LBQ women for a local organisation

What should someone know about working with you?

I integrate Psychotherapy using music, arts, movement as the primary tool for therapy.

How do your own core values shape your approach to therapy?

Being compassion and holding space for individuals, because everyone comes with a story and a journey which is unique to them.