Daniel Hyams is a native of London, England. His undergraduate studies focused on Music Psychology and Sociology, followed by introductory training in Play Therapy, and leading to a Masters in Music Therapy from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England. Daniel is currently completing his dissertation towards a PhD in Expressive Therapies at Lesley University, Cambridge MA USA. His dissertation is entitled 'Music Therapy as an Intermodal Practice'.
Daniel has spent the last 4 years (2009-12) working in London for a music academy that provides music therapy in schools, long-term care facilities and community centres. Daniel's work included working with foster care families, children in the adoption system and a pilot project funded by the local NHS for families of children with special needs, which was included in the 2011 United Nations Compendium "Music As A Global Resource', featuring music based projects that promote social inclusion. Daniel is interested in the multi-disciplinary approach to therapeutic and psychological healthcare.