Music Therapist

Professional Summary

Compassionate, creative, and dedicated music therapist working from a humanistic and intersectional model drawing on a variety of therapeutic interventions to enhance the well-being of individuals of diverse ages and backgrounds.​

Skill Highlights

  • Board-Certified Music Therapist

  • Variety of therapeutic interventions (songwriting/composition, improvisation, song discussion, song re-creation, relaxation, multimodal applications)

  • Assessment, goal writing, documentation and electronic medical records

  • Developing and implementing individual and group session with clients of all ages

  • Voice, Piano, Recorders, Guitar, Percussion

  • Computer skills (GarageBand, Ableton, Sibelius, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office)

  • Highly organized and professional;

  • Good team worker and strong leadership skills

  • Bilingual (Spanish)

​Professional Experience

Music Therapist, Ancora Psychiatric Hospital, Hammonton, NJ, July 2019-present

  • Plan and conduct group and individual music therapy sessions with long-term adult inpatient psychiatric clients and document client progress

  • Conduct intake assessment interviews and create interdisciplinary treatment plan

  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary treatment team

Allied Therapist, Fairmount Behavioral Health, Philadelphia, PA, May 2019-present

  • Plan and conduct group music therapy sessions with children, adolescent, and adult psychiatric clients in an acute care setting and document client progress daily

  • Conduct intake assessment interviews and create interdisciplinary treatment plan

  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary treatment team

Music Therapy Intern, St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, DC, March 2018-December 2018

  • Planned and conducted group and individual music therapy sessions with long-term adult inpatient psychiatric clients and documented client progress monthly through Avatar

  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team on case study presentation

  • Conducted research and presented on Artistic Music Therapy: A Multi-Expressive Approach to Improvisation

  • Supervised undergraduate students and led group supervision

Music Therapy Practicum, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, October 2016-May 2017

  • Conducted group music therapy sessions with adult acute care psychiatric clients

Music Therapy Practicum, Ben Samuels Children’s Center, Little Falls, NJ, October 2016-May 2017

  • Led group and individual music therapy sessions for preschoolers with sensory challenges and developmental delays

Music Therapy Practicum, Waveny Care Center, New Canaan, CT, October 2015-May 2016

  • Conducted group music therapy activities with geriatric individuals in a memory care facility

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