M.Ed., MA,  MM, MT-BC (NJ and PA)

Founder and Clinical Director of Tempo! Music Therapy Services of PA and NJ
Music Therapist and Music Together® Teacher

Education:

  • MM, Music Education, West Chester University
  • MA, Music Therapy, Immaculata University
  • Ed., Special Education, West Chester University
  • BS, Music Education, West Chester University
  • PhD Candidate, Creative Arts in Therapy, Drexel University

Certifications:

  • MT-BC (Music Therapist-Board Certified)
  • Certificate in Expressive Arts, Immaculata University
  • Teaching Certification, Music Education and Special Education, NJ and PA
  • Orff-Schulwerk, AOSA and West Chester University
  • Registered Music Together® Teacher
  • Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 200)
  • Registered Music Together® Teacher
  • Music Together Within Therapy® (MTWT) Provider

Coursework/Experience:

  • Clinical work with variety of ages including children, young adolescents, adults, and seniors
  • Expertise with individuals living with autism, developmental delays, speech and language disorders, motor planning delays, TBI, mental illness, at-risk families with young children
  • Completed Level One, Sensory Integration Training
  • Music Together® center director
  • Music Together® outreach programs
  • Yoga for the Special Child (Sonia Sumar Method)


Accomplishments:

  • Adjunct professor, West Chester University, 2013-Present
  • Clinical Training Coordinator, Immaculata University, 2005-2006
  • Special Needs Program Development Workgroup, Music Together®, LLC, group member
  • Regional, national, and international presentations with topics including music therapy and adapted music education

Professional Memberships:

  • National Association for Music Educators (NAfME)
  • American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)
  • New Jersey Association for Music Therapy (NJAMT)