Passaic County

John Foley, MT-BC

John Foley, MT-BC

Phone: (973) 853-2398

Location: 18 Cudney Rd, Hewitt, NJ 07421

Biography:

25 years of experience woking with children and young adults with developmental disabilities in schools, clinics, hospitals and other facilities

Treatment setting:

  • A set clinical location
  • Telehealth

Populations served:

  • Behavioral Disorder
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Dual Diagnosed (IDD/Mentally Ill)
  • Early Childhood
  • Learning Disabled
  • Multiply Disabled
  • School Age Population

Primary age groups served:

  • Infants (0 to 3 years)
  • Children (4 to 12 years)
  • Adolescents/Young Adults (13 to 25 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)
Mr. Kates MT

Mr. Kates MT

Paul Kates, MT-BC

Phone: (862) 259-5121

Biography:

Music Therapist serving adolescents and adults that uses a mindful-based approach to facilitate transitions into joy and fulfillment.

Specialized trainings/certifications:

  • DBT

  • In-home services

Populations served:

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavioral Disorder
  • Emotionally Disturbed
  • Learning Disabled
  • Mental Health
  • Music Therapy College Students
  • Non-disabled
  • School Age Population
  • Substance Abuse

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 and hospice care.

Common goals reached through engaging in Music Therapy: Social and sensory stimulation, self expression, life review, family support, spiritual support, legacy creation, 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
  • Elderly Persons
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Terminally Ill

  • Adults (26 to 65 years)
  • Older Adults (66+ years)
McCarren Music Therapy

McCarren Music Therapy

Lucas McCarren, MT-BC, LCAT, NRMT

www.mccarrenmusictherapy.com

Biography: 

McCarren Music Therapy focuses on using humanistic approaches in order to promote engagement and growth through musical interactions. Lucas McCarren has been practicing for over five years using a client lead and improvisational approach. Please feel free to reach out with any questions.

Specialized trainings/certifications:

  • Nordoff Robbins Music Therapist
  • New York State Licensed Creative Arts Therapist

Treatment Setting:

  • A set clinical location

Populations served:

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavioral Disorder
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Dual Diagnosed (Mentally Ill/Chemically Addicted)
  • Dual Diagnosed (IDD/Mentally Ill)
  • Early Childhood
  • Emotionally Disturbed
  • Mental Health
  • Multiply Disabled
  • Music Therapy College Students
  • Neurologically Impaired
  • Non-disabled
  • 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)