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Whole Step CIC

Whole Step CIC is a Music Therapy and Community Music service for people of all ages and abilities. Music Therapy can support those with a range of mental health and special needs. Our unique therapy offer, Mindful Music, is targeted at young adults and adults with increased stress, anxiety, depression, and social isolation. This therapy can be easily done online, for individuals or in small groups. Our Community Music groups bring people together, using music to teach, share, and enrich lives. We can also provide training for professionals on Music Therapy and attachment. All of our services can be offered in-person or online.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Rima Jakubauskas
Contact Position
Chief Executive and Lead Therapist
077 6969 7401

Where to go

Whole Step Main Office
Caversham Road

We provide therapy and community music sessions in schools, children's centres, and in the community. We also work in partnership with Berkshire Maestros and have therapy space available at their headquarters. Please contact us for more details.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday to Friday from 9am until 6pm
Time of day
Session Information
Sessions are between 40 minutes and 1 hour
depending on service. Contact us for a free phone consultation with a qualified therapist.

Other Details


Is there a charge for
using this service?
Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£60 for individual therapy Per Session
£5-£15 for group attendance Per Hour
£15 - £60 for Mindful Music Per Hour
Contact us for details on available groups and subsidised therapy fees.
BFfC Funded?
Wheelchair accessible?


Referral required
Referral Details

We accept referrals from:

  • Private individuals
  • Schools and children's centres
  • GPs
  • Social Workers
  • Health visitors
  • Other health professionals
  • Other organisations 

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