Cerrita Smith is a Music Therapist, Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer based in the UK. She trained as a Music Therapist in London, UK, at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Since qualification, she has worked across a broad variety of settings in the UK including, within adult mental health and substance misuse in the NHS; and with vulnerable children and families in schools, the charitable sector and in private-practice. Cerrita is has published in national journals and has presented her work extensively nationally and internationally. In 2017 she established and led an international development project in East Africa, and was invited to deliver a subsequent project in 2018 following its success.