Sebastian uses music to tell his story

Sebastian* lives at a Voyage Care residential service in Gloucestershire. He has an acquired brain injury following a road traffic accident. As part of his therapy Sebastian* has been making his own music for nearly two years. In one of the tracks, My Story, Sebastian* talks about his accident and how it has affected him.

He has released some of his music online on SoundCloud under the artist name Karm: https://soundcloud.com/user-659299304. Sebastian* continues to work closely with Music Therapist Marcus Campbell, who visits the service and helps Sebastian* to record his music.

  • What inspired you to start making your own music?
    I wanted to tell people about my accident, music was an expressive way to do it.
  • How has Voyage helped you with your music?
    They have given me a chance to express myself and set up therapy sessions.
  • How often do you write music?
    Every week.
  • Do you enjoy performing your music?
    Yes very much.
  • How does your music help you?
    It helps me get my feelings out and be expressive.
  • What is your favourite type of music?
    Rock & Pop.
  • Who are your musical heroes?
    Shakin’ Stevens & Michael Jackson, I’m a huge fan of both.

You can find out more about our therapy following an acquired brain injury here. If you would like to speak to our friendly enquiry team call us on 0800 0353 776 or email referrals@voyagecare.com.

*Names changed for confidentiality

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