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Copyright 2017 Photo by Justin Burnette Yellows
tone National Park

Photo by: Justin Burnette at Yellowstone National Park. © 2017

As a relationship-focused music therapist, family educator, and family life coach for those experiencing stress and coping with stressors, I use music-based interventions and coaching elements that can guide you to your best Self. I work with groups and individuals of all ages and abilities who have goals or want to develop them. I aim to help you care for your mental health and developmental relationships. Maybe what I can offer will be therapeutic to you!

Creativity elicits freedom. Become a creator to feel your power.

Creator is the Opposite of Victim – The Power of TED

Planning for the future? Plan to be amazed!

inspired by the movie “Dan in Real Life”

I see you as a whole and powerful human being.

Since you are here and exploring my site, perhaps you can find more ways to support your developmental relationships and enhance your mental health or the mental health of those you care for.

I hope to inspire you and empower you. Contact me for a free 1-hour introductory discussion.

To learn more about the scope of practice in the music therapy field, check out the American Music Therapy Association. To learn more about Family Life Coaching, check out Family Life Coaching Association. And lastly to learn more about Family Life Education, check out National Council for Family Relations.

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