Ian Grundy works as a supervisor, creative arts therapy lead, and music therapist, in schools in South London and offers GIM and Music and Imagery Therapy in private practice. He is an assistant trainer and supervisor on The Integrative GIM Training Programme.
Ian has been supervising for the last nine years working with art, music, and drama therapists, and counsellors, and psychotherapists. He also supervises groups of school professionals in trauma-informed methods.
He is a Fellow of the Association of Music and Imagery, qualified in music and imagery, neurologic music therapy, and has a master's degree in improvisational music therapy. He has completed the British Psychotherapy Foundation's Supervision Course and is an approved supervisor on the Trauma Informed Schools Project. He has undertaken additional training and courses in existential psychotherapy, working with bereavement, safeguarding, resilience, and dramatherapy.
He founded and runs the website CAT Corner, a resource to support children’s mental health with creative arts therapy activities to do at home.
Additionally, he regularly presents at conference and elsewhere, and conducts training on mental health and other psycho-social themes. He has a particular interest in inclusive, non-discriminatory practice in therapy and the intersection between therapy, power, and politics.