Bergen County

Elise Carter, MT-BC

Elise Carter, MT-BC

www.elisecarter.com

Phone: (973) 851-5435

Biography:

I am a certified music therapist who specializes in working with adults and children with developmental disabilities, neurodevelopmental challenges and physical disabilities. I also have experience working with clients in palliative/hospice care, eating disorders, and other mental health challenges.

Treatment setting:

  • A set clinical location
  • In-home services
  • Telehealth

Populations served:

  • Alzheimer's/Dementia
  • Bereavement/Grief
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pain
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Eating Disordered
  • Elderly Persons
  • Emotionally Disturbed
  • Head Injured
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Learning Disabled
  • Mental Health
  • Multiply Disabled
  • Neurologically Impaired
  • Non-disabled
  • Parkinsons
  • Physically Disabled
  • Rett Syndrome
  • Speech Impaired
  • Stroke
  • Terminally Ill

Primary age groups served:

  • Children (4 to 12 years)
  • Adolescents/Young Adults (13 to 25 years)
  • Adults (26 to 65 years)
  • Older Adults (66+ years)
Inner Harmony

Inner Harmony

Julie Sherwood, MA, LCAT, CCTS, MT-BC

https://about.me/Inner_Harmony 

Location: 10 Sloan St., Suite 6, South Orange, NJ 07079

Phone: (973) 996-8295

Biography: 

No matter what challenges you may be facing today, or what trauma you may have experienced in the past, it is my deep and abiding belief that everyone can heal and move forward with a newfound sense of freedom and joy.

For many years I’ve been helping people overcome trauma, stress, and anxiety. I believe in a compassionate, holistic approach that is creative, uplifting, and empowering. I'll help you gently release that which no longer serves you and embrace the abundant health, happiness, and inner harmony you deserve!

Specialized Trainings/Certifications: 

I am a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist, Certified Master Accelerated Resolution Therapist, Board Certified Music Therapist, and EFT practitioner.

I also have a background in therapeutic bodywork, somatic therapies, and energy medicine. My holistic background informs my integrative approach to mental and emotional wellness and helps me personalize therapy to meet each individual's needs.

Treatment Setting:

  • A set clinical location
  • Telehealth

Populations served:

  • Abused/Sexually Abused
  • Bereavement/Grief
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pain
  • Mental Health
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Anxiety, Stress

Primary age groups served:

  • Adolescents/Young Adults (13 to 25 years)
  • Adults (26 to 65 years)
  • Older Adults (66+ years)
Jennifer M. Knittel, MT-BC

Jennifer M. Knittel, MT-BC

Biography:

Jennifer Knittel provides group and individual music therapy services within her service specialties of dementia, hospice care, and early childhood.

Common goals reached through engaging in Music Therapy: Social and sensory stimulation, self expression, life review, family support, spiritual support, and increased comfort/quality of life.

Common approaches used by Jennifer encouraging client expression: Music listening, Music making- rhythm, singing, Movement to music, Guided reminiscence, Songwriting, Lyric analysis, Caring touch, and Vibrotactile stimulation

Jennifer Knittel's current contracts throughout Northern & Central New Jersey include providing music therapy through:

  • Music Therapy visits at home, nursing home, and assisted living facilities. Home visits and family sessions, ages 0-110.
  • Flexibility with group programming and individual visits to meet needs of residents as requested by Recreation/Activity/Memory Care departments
  • Providing quality care & meeting NJ State Survey expectations, especially for clients who are in advanced stages of dementia, in a coma state, are nonverbal, self-isolating residents, patients who are actively dying, residents with anxious behaviors, patients with developmental disabilities, non-English speaking individuals, and fragile family situations.

  • Board Certified Music Therapist 2001- present
  • Music Together certified teacher
  • Child and Adolescent Grief & Loss Music Therapy Institute
  • Music Therapy and Gerontology Graduate Study
    Human Services, Social work concentration

  • In-home services
  • Telehealth services

  • Alzheimer's/Dementia
  • Bereavement/Grief
  • Comatose
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Elderly Persons
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Parkinsons
  • School Age Population
  • Terminally Ill

  • Infants (0 to 3 years)
  • Children (4 to 12 years)
  • Adults (26 to 65 years)
  • Older Adults (66+ years)
Paul Kates, MT-BC

Paul Kates, MT-BC

  • A set clinical location
  • Telehealth

Populations served:

  • Alzheimer's/Dementia
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavioral Disorder
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Elderly Persons
  • Emotionally Disturbed

Primary age groups served:

  • Children (4 to 12 years)
  • Adolescents/Young Adults (13 to 25 years)
  • Older Adults (66+ years)

 

 

Muzique, LLC

Muzique, LLC

Karly Muzalier, MT-BC

www.muzique.org

www.instagram.com/muziquearts

*Approved DDD provider for adults with ID/DD*

Location: 425 N. 3rd St., Hammonton, NJ 08037

Phone: (609) 670-8619

Biography:

Not only do we offer top-of-the-line creative arts experiences for our clients, residents and students, but we tailor all of our experiences to each individual’s needs and make it fun! We also pride ourselves on providing the opportunity for therapists and instructors to increase their professional experience in working with the clients and students that we serve. Our goal is to provide opportunities for clients, students, therapists and instructors to grow and develop through and alongside Muzique, all while having an amazing time!

Specialized trainings/certifications:

  • Specializes in working with Adults with Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities and Mental Health Challenges

  • Telehealth services

  • Alzheimer's/Dementia
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavioral Disorder
  • Bereavement/Grief
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Dual Diagnosed (IDD/Mentally Ill)
  • Early Childhood
  • Elderly Persons
  • Learning Disabled
  • Mental Health
  • Multiply Disabled
  • Neurologically Impaired
  • Non-disabled
  • Physically Disabled
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • School-Age Population
  • Speech Impaired

  • Children (4 to 12 years)
  • Adolescents/Young Adults (13 to 25 years)
  • Adults (26 to 65 years)
VereenMusic, LLC

VereenMusic, LLC

Ian C. Vereen, NMT, MT-BC

vereenmusic.com

Biography:

VereenMusic is a provider of Neurologic Music therapy. We provide group, individual, and contracted services to local facilities and schools within out service specialties of early intervention and early childhood development, autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities, adolescent behavioral challenges and adult mental health, gender-affirming voice work, and LGBTQ* related issues. We are committed to providing the highest quality of therapeutic services in a supportive environment in order to promote healing, physical and emotional wellbeing, and create opportunities where clients can be successful.

Treatment setting:

  • In-home services
  • Telehealth services

Populations served:

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavioral Disorder
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Dual Diagnosed (IDD/Mentally Ill)
  • Early Childhood
  • Head Injured
  • Learning Disabled
  • Mental Health
  • Multiply Disabled
  • Neurologically Impaired
  • Non-disabled
  • Physically Disabled
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Rett Syndrome
  • School Age Population
  • Speech Impaired
  • Stroke

Primary age groups served:

  • Infants (0 to 3 years)
  • Children (4 to 12 years)
  • Adolescents/Young Adults (13 to 25 years)
  • Adults (26 to 65 years)