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Catherine Carr

2009, Certificate in Neurologic Music Therapy, Colorado State University
2006, PG Dip. Music Therapy, Guildhall School of Music and Drama
2003, BA Music Technology, University of York


NIHR Clinical Doctoral Research Fellow

Research projects and interests

  • PhD - Modelling of Intensive Group Music Therapy for acute adult psychiatric inpatients
  • Specific and non-specific factors in music therapy
  • Effectiveness of music therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder


Carr C.E., d'Ardenne P., Sloboda A., Scott C., Wang D. & Priebe S. (2012) Group music therapy for patients with persistent post-traumatic stress disorder - a pilot randomised controlled trial. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Research and Practice 85:179-202. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8341.2011.02026.x

Carr C.E. (2010). Music therapy: A perspective from the humanities. (Book review). British Journal of Music Therapy 25: 92-95.

Bartram D.J., Carr C.E., Sinclair J.M.A. & Baldwin D.S. (2010). The distribution of anxiety and depressive symptom severity and mental well-being scores in a single occupational group: Cross-sectional study in UK veterinary surgeons. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 24, 3 (suppl.): A25.

Foong T., Carr C., Baker L., Thompson I., Chubb J., Garner M. & Baldwin D.S. (2010). Disturbed sleep and daytime drowsiness in patients with mood and anxiety disorders and their first-degree relatives: Between-group comparison. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 24, 3 (suppl.): A25

Carr C.E. & Wigram T. (2009). Music therapy with children and adolescents in mainstream schools: A systematic review. British Journal of Music Therapy 23: 3-18.

Baldwin D.S., Sinclair J., Jones L., Carr C. & Smith L. (2009). Suicide in Jersey between 2000 and 2008. Final report with recommendations to the Suicide Prevention Strategy Group of the States of Jersey from the research team based in the School of Medicine at the University of Southampton. Southampton: University of Southampton.

Lee V., Newell T., Karl A., Carr C., Garner M. & Baldwin D. (2009). Self-rated resilience, depression and anxiety in PTSD: a case-control study. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 23, 5 (suppl.).   

Thompson I., Chubb J., Carr C., Lopes A., Garner M. & Baldwin D.S. (2009). Disturbed sleep and daytime drowsiness in affective disorders: comparison between mood disorder service outpatients and first-degree relatives. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 23, 5 (suppl.)

Lit P., Garner M.J., Carr C.E. & Baldwin D.S. (2008). Trauma, depression and resilience in mood disorder outpatients. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 22 (suppl.): A77. 

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