Stephen King


Voice users from all over the world trust Stephen with their vocal recovery and rehabilitation. He has personally worked with Hollywood A-listers right through to World Champion Beatboxers, and owns the multidisciplinary Voice Care Centre in London’s West End. As a published researcher and passionate about professional development, Stephen has acquired a breadth of knowledge from his qualifications in Advanced Clinical Massage, Medical Acupuncture, Manual Maxillofacial Therapy, Spinal Manipulation, Anatomy (including human dissection) and Voice Pedagogy, and is now continuing his studies into Counselling and Psychotherapy. As an advocate of health and wellbeing, Stephen co-founded the not for profit Vocal Health Education, seeking to educate every single voice user around the world on the subject of Vocal Health with the pioneering; Vocal Health First Aid. As a teacher and vocal manual therapy educator, Stephen can be found seeking out beautiful natural vistas whilst running (normally barefoot on a beach!) all over the world.

Qualifications / Certificates

  • British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (Student Member, SMBACP)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Voice Pedagogy (Distinction)
  • Foundation in Advanced Clinical Massage
  • Diploma in Naturopathic Massage
  • Diploma in Medical Acupuncture
  • Advanced Diploma in Electroacupuncture
  • Advanced Certificate in Myofascial Release
  • Certificate in Spinal Manipulation
  • Foundation in Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy
  • Certificate in Anatomy and Physiology of the Vocal Tract (Level 6)
  • Certificate in Manual Maxillofacial Therapy
  • Certificate Higher Education (ArtsEd)


  • Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts
  • Healthcare Provider of the Year (Industry Minds Awards, 2019)

Invited Papers at International Conferences

“Laryngeal Disorganisation, a new diagnostic philosophy” The World Voice Teacher’s Expo (4th Edition, 2022)

“Tipping the triangle, evidence based practice to practice based evidence” The Vocal Health Conference (Inaugural, 2021)

“Is Singer’s Acid Reflux (LPR) really what we think it is?” The World Voice teacher’s Expo (3rd Edition, 2020)

“The Neurophysiological Implications of Manual Therapy” (ViP Online Conference, 2020)

“How to Stretch the Vocal Mechanism, an overview of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, Active Isolated and Static Stretching” (Voice Geek Online, 2020)

“A Critical Overview of Myofascial Release for the Voice”, (The Voice Geek Conference 2nd edition, 2019)

“Is Singer’s Acid Reflux (LPR) really what we think it is?” (Towards Best Practice: Teaching Singing in Higher Education, London College of Music Poster Presentation, 2018) 

“Practical Myofascial Release for the Singer” (The World Voice teacher’s Expo (2nd Edition 2018) 

“The Positive Affects of Vocal Massage” (Voice Geek Conference, 2017)

“For Better Communication, giving weight to a story” (University College London Hospitals, 2015)


Flock, L and King, S (2023) Developing a Vocal Manual Therapy Intervention for the Treatment of Laryngopharyngeal Reflux in Professional Voice Users: A Pilot Study of Two Elite Singers. Journal of Singing. Publication in press

“Help, I’ve Got a Voice Problem?” by Stephen King and Lydia Hart. (Publication in press)

Flock, L and King, S (2022) Does this feel useful? Does this feel safe? Exploring consent in Vocal Massage (Article in the works)