Jodie Bloska

Clinical Research Assistant

Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research

Faculty:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Music therapy

Jodie is a Clinical Research Assistant at the Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research. She is also a qualified music therapist, with experience of working with adults with neurodisabilities and dementia.


Jodie assists with various music therapy research projects undertaken at the Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research. She studied music cognition and psychology at McMaster University in Canada before completing her music therapy training at Anglia Ruskin University in 2015. Her clinical practice has focused on work with people living with dementia.

Research interests

  • Music therapy
  • Dementia
  • Neurodisability
  • Music and the brain


  • Principles of Music Therapy


  • MA Music Therapy, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Honours Bachelor of Music in Music Cognition, McMaster University

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Registered Music Therapist, Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Member, British Association for Music Therapy (BAMT)
  • Graduate Member, the British Psychological Society (BPS)

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