Middlesex County

Creative Flow Therapy, LLC

Creative Flow Therapy, LLC

Amy Clarkson, MT-BC, LCAT, CP/PAT

www.creativeflowtherapy.com

Biography:

Amy believes in the capacity of individuals to access their own creativity as a resource for healing and change, and in her work, she supports people in the process of connecting with and developing both internal and external resources. With over 25 years of clinical experience as a music therapist, Amy serves children, adolescents, and adults who are experiencing familial or relationship challenges, who need support in coping with stress, depression or anxiety, and/or who have a history of trauma or addiction. Amy also specializes in work with children, adolescents, and adults who have neurodevelopmental challenges, such as autism spectrum disorder. In addition, Amy provides music therapy education, supervision, and training. A certified psychodramatist since 2002, Amy actively incorporates psychodrama theory and techniques into her work and provides trainings in the theory and practice of psychodrama.

Specialized Trainings/Certifications:

  • Certified Psychodramatist

  • A set clinical location
  • In-home services

  • Abused/Sexually Abused
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Early Childhood
  • Learning Disabled
  • Mental Health
  • Multiply Disabled
  • Music Therapy College Students
  • Neurologically Impaired
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • School-Age Population
  • Substance Abuse
  • Domestic Violence

  • Children (4 to 12 years)
  • Adolescents/Young Adults (13 to 25 years)
  • Adults (26 to 65 years)
Garden State Music Therapy Services

Garden State Music Therapy Services

Madison Indyk, MT-BC

www.gsmts.org

Instagram: @_gsmts_

Phone: (732) 379-0232

Biography:

Our mission is to provide high quality music therapy services to individuals of all ages with various needs throughout the central New Jersey area. We aim to help each individual reach their own greatest potential within a holistic client-centered approach.

Treatment setting:

  • In-home services
  • Telehealth

Populations served:

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavioral Disorder
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Dual Diagnosed (IDD/Mentally Ill)
  • Early Childhood
  • Emotionally Disturbed
  • Head Injured
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Learning Disabled
  • Multiply Disabled
  • Neurologically Impaired
  • Physically Disabled
  • Rett Syndrome
  • School Age Population
  • Speech Impaired

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)
  • 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)
Megan McDonald, MT-BC, NMT

Megan McDonald, MT-BC, NMT

www.megthemtbc.wordpress.com 

Instagram/Twitter: @meg_the_mtbc

Biography:

I am a Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC) and Neurologic Music Therapist (NMT). I am a private practice music therapist as well as a music therapist at The Children's Hospital at Saint Peter's University Hospital. There, I work with infants, children, adolescents, teens, and young adults with a range of medical illnesses, including cancer and seizure disorders. I have served a wide range of diagnoses and age groups, including hospice patients, the Dementia/Alzheimer's population, children with multiple handicaps and speech delay, and many more. I also offer adapted music lessons for a range of instruments, as I am a multi-instrumentalist. This includes, but is not limited to the violin, viola, cello, guitar, piano, ukulele, drums, bass, and mandolin. I have experience in the medical setting, school setting, and private practice setting. I love to help others through the use of my passion; music!

Specialized Trainings/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC)
  • Neurologic Music Therapist (NMT)
  • Completion of the Carnegie Hall Music Educators Workshop Intensive

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

  • Alzheimer's/Dementia
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavioral Disorder
  • Bereavement/Grief
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pain
  • Comatose
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Dual Diagnosed (IDD/Mentally Ill)
  • Early Childhood
  • Eating Disordered
  • Elderly Persons
  • Emotionally Disturbed
  • Head Injured
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Learning Disabled
  • Medical Surgical
  • Mental Health
  • Multiply Disabled
  • Neurologically Impaired
  • Non-disabled
  • Parkinsons
  • Physically Disabled
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Rett Syndrome
  • School Age Population
  • Speech Impaired
  • Stroke
  • Terminally Ill

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