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Meet Angela

Meet Angela Shum

Certified Baby Massage Instructor & Music Therapist

Angela Shum has been a registered nurse for more than 10 years, working in health care setting across different countries and cities, including Hong Kong, Canada and USA. Her nursing clinical experience has been extensive in various settings, including hospital, nursing home and university. She has worked with clients in the area of oncology (bone marrow transplant), surgery, medicine (cardiology) as well as geriatric (Dementia/Alzheimer).

After she earned her master degree in expressive therapy (specialize in music therapy and mental health counseling), she worked as a music / rehabilitation therapist at the Provincial/State hospitals in both Canada and USA. She has experiences working with clients having needs in dementia, forensic psychiatry, problem gambling/addictions, stroke/traumatic brain injury and developmental disabilities.  Presently, she is residing in Hong Kong with the passion of educating psychiatric nurses about music imagery, GIM & expressive arts therapy/ (FOAT) and promotes this approach in the health care setting and organizations.

Professional Title/Credentials

RN                    Registered Nurse(Hong Kong)

MT-BC              Music Therapy Board Certified (USA) 

MTA                 Music Therapy accredited (Canada)​​

FAMI                Fellow of Association for Music & Imagery

HPMT               Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapy


Professional Training

Neurologic Music Therapy training, Colorado State University

Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapy

Music & Imagery, Anna Maria College Institute for Music & Consciousness                              

Guided Imagery of Music, Therapeutic Arts Institute

Music Permanence Wellness

UCLA Gambling Studies Program

Focusing Oriented Expressive Arts (FOAT ®)



Academic Qualifications

  • Lesley University (MA, USA)   M.A. in Expressive Therapies (specializing in Music Therapy and Mental Health Counselling)

  • University of Alberta  (BScN, Canada)  Bachelor of Science in Nursing    


Teaching Experience

  • Adjunct clinical associateship/visiting lecturer, School of Nursing,  Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Nursing Instructor/ visiting lecturer, Hong Kong Polytechnic  University                  

  • Visiting Lecturer, Hong Kong Community College


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