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Ph. D., 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


  • PhD, Creative Arts in Therapy, Drexel University

  • MM, Music Education, West Chester University

  • MA, Music Therapy, Immaculata University

  • M.Ed., Special Education, West Chester University

  • BS, Music Education, West Chester University




  • 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

  • Music Together Within Therapy® (MTWT) Provider

  • Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 200, RYT 500)

  • Registered Children's Yoga Teacher (RCYT)

  • Yoga for the Special Child licensed practitioner

  • Accessible Yoga Ambassador

  • Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT)





  • 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)





  • Associate 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)

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