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Philip Didlake

Student

 

Member profile details

Membership level
Member
First Name
Philip
Last Name
Didlake
Company Name
Student
 

Contact Information

Phone
9257844709
Address
3073 Talinga Dr
City
Livermore
U.S. State
California
Zip/Postal Code
94550
Country
United States
 

Professional Information

Biography
Phil Didlake is currently completing a six-month Music Therapy Internship with MusicForTherapy.com in the San Francisco Bay Area where he serves elders with Alzheimer's Disease, adults with mental health needs and individuals with autism. A drummer and multi-instrumentalist, Phil enjoys using rhythm and inclusive musical environments to promote health and wellness. Phil is a drum circle facilitator trained in the healthRHYTHMS protocol and is about to receive his music therapy degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston. While pursuing his studies, Phil served as president of the New England Region - American Music Therapy Association for Students, organized and ran a weekly drum circle facilitation group, and was featured in a Berklee press release recognizing inspiring students in the 2016 graduating class. Didlake is on a team developing an evidence-based drumming intervention known as Drummassage and continues to build communities around drumming, music, and dancing.
Mission Statement
Advocate for the use of interactive rhythm activities as a therapeutic intervention to improve the quality of life for any individual. By grounding ourselves in the most primal forms of communication one will obtain better self-knowledge to help guide us in this global technological community.
Target Populations
Children, special needs, seniors, memory care, assisted living, psychiatric settings, students, and community events
Regular Drum Circles
Hosting the Livermore Community Drum Circle

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