DR Juyoung Lee

DR Juyoung Lee


  • Music Therapy, People with Disabilities, Phenomenology, Video Analysis, Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities



  • Dr Juyoung Lee is a postdoctoral research fellow, tutor and clinical supervisor in music therapy at The University of Melbourne.

    She graduated with a PhD from the University of Melbourne in 2015, in which she investigated the interpersonal relationships between music therapists and their adult clients who have profound intellectual and multiple disabilities.

    Since 2006, she has worked clinically as a music therapist through a non-for-profit organisation in various community based settings such as adult day-care centres, aged-care facilities, neighbourhood houses, and community group homes in Melbourne. Juyoung also worked with children who have life-threatening illnesses in a paediatric hospice.

    Her research studies have been published in international and interdisciplinary refereed journals, and Juyoung also regularly present her work in national and international conferences in the field of music therapy and intellectual/developmental disability.   


Member of

  • Australian Music Therapy Association. Registered Music Therapist 2006 -


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • Faculty Small Grant Scheme (2913, 2014, 2015), The University of Melbourne Australian Postgraduate Award (APA, 2012-2014), The University of Melbourne Melbourne Abroad Travelling Scholarship (MATS, 2012), The University of Melbourne Study Abroad Scholarship (2014), Chon-Buk National University, South Korea   


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2015
  • MMus, University of Melbourne 2009
  • GDipMusThy, University of Melbourne 2006


Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • I have over ten years clinical experience in music therapy specialised in adult disability and profound intellectual and multiple disabilities. My research interests include music therapy with adults with disability; phenomenology; video analysis; musical investment and wellbeing. I am experienced clinical supervisor and available to supervise research higher degree students.