Team

Kayla Turnbull

BMT, MTA

Founder of Soul Sounds Music Therapy, Kayla is a graduate of the Bachelor of Music Therapy Program at Capilano University. Following her 1000 hour internship at BC Children’s Hospital, it’s been a dream to bring Kayla’s career home to the Okanagan.  

Through her clinical practice, Kayla strives to provide a safe, supportive space for people of all backgrounds. Kayla shares her passion and expertise in song-writing and music improvisation as she supports clients in the creative therapeutic process. Kayla emphasizes the importance of providing a reflective voice for non-verbal clients. Outside of work, Kayla enjoys paddle boarding, exploring the outdoors, and being creative with visual, media and performing arts. 

Kayla’s areas of expertise include:

  • Infants, children, and youth with complex medical conditions
  • Autism and other pervasive developmental disabilities
  • Adult and adolescent mental health and psychiatry
  • Dementia and neurodegenerative disorder care

Lizzy Walsh

BSc, BMT, MTA

Originally from Vancouver Island, Lizzy is a graduate of the Music Therapy program at Capilano University. Before beginning her music therapy training, Lizzy completed a BSc in psychology at the University of Victoria, with a minor in applied ethics. Throughout her education, Lizzy has been passionate about lifespan research, and bringing her understanding of bio-psycho-social frameworks into her clinical practice.

Within her music therapy practice, Lizzy aims to create a safe and open environment. Whether sharing favourite songs, facilitating relaxation exercises, or creating legacy projects through song writing and recording, Lizzy strives to meet her clients however they are in that moment. Outside of work, you will likely find Lizzy sailing, practicing yoga, or exploring a new hiking trail.

Lizzy’s area of expertise include:

  • End-of-life and palliative care
  • Dementia and neurodegenerative disorder care
  • Adult mental health and psychiatry
  • Brain injury