What is a
Vocal Habilitation Professional?

As a Vocal Habilitation Professional I:

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Have demonstrated the ability to apply my knowledge of the biopsychosocial causes of voice problems, including: a range of working environments, the impact of psychological stressors on voice function, evaluating vocal loading, awareness of overall wellbeing and lifestyle factors.

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Have demonstrated the ability to apply my knowledge of the impact of a range of musical genres and professional working environments on vocal health, for both professional and amateur singers.

Philippa is a Vocal Habilitation Professional
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Understand the changes to the voice over a lifetime and am able to apply this knowledge to my interactions with a client.

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Am able to habilitate a singer with muscle tension dysphonia and no vocal fold pathology, using vocal function exercises.

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Know when to refer a singer for clinical assessment or help from a professional in another field.