Somerset County

Creative Flow Therapy Services, LLC

Creative Flow Therapy Services, LLC

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

www.creativeflowtherapy.com

Phone: (908) 655-0505

Location: 770 US 206, Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Biography:

Amy is a music therapist and psychodramatist with 25 years of experience. Amy believes creativity is a key human resource for growth and change. She provides a compassionate, therapeutic environment in which the creativity of each individual is given room and encouragement to flourish and flow freely. Within a supportive therapeutic relationship, children, teens, and adults are able to draw on their own creative potential in order to move in a desired direction of development or change. Needs commonly addressed include emotional well being, stress management, focus and joint attention, communication skills, relationship issues, social skills, coping with change and loss, working through trauma, recovering from addiction, and/or strengthening a positive sense of self. Amy provides supervision and training for music therapists, psychodramatists and all those in the helping professions who are seeking to incorporate creative approaches within their work.

Specialized Trainings/Certifications:

  • Psychodrama Trainer, Educator, Practitioner

  • A set clinical location
  • In-home services

  • Abused/Sexually Abused
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Bereavement/Grief
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Early Childhood
  • Mental Health
  • Music Therapy College Students
  • Non-disabled
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • School-Age Population
  • Substance Abuse

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

Garden State Music Therapy Services, LLC

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 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)
Therapeutic Arts Group

Therapeutic Arts Group

Kathy Purcell, MT-BC

www.TherapeuticArtsGroup.com

www.MusicTherapyAssociates.com

www.ArtTherapyAssociates.com

*Approved DDD provider for adults with ID/DD*

Biography:

With 26 board-certified music therapists, two music teachers, and 3 art therapists, Therapeutic Arts Group provides families and organizations with the days, times and locations for services that suit them best. Yes, we travel and provide services at your home or other community location as well as our Whitehall, PA studio! The goal of TAG is to use music and art to enrich the development of individuals of ALL ages and abilities.

Through music and/or art, the following services are offered to meet this goal:

* Individual, small and large group therapy sessions
* Traditional and adapted lessons on most instruments, voice and/or art
* assessments and evaluations
* Co-treatment sessions with speech, occupational, and physical therapies
* Professional and support group in-services and presentations on music and art therapy and its applications with various populations
* Interactive music entertainment and programs for birthday parties, camps, family reunions, and other special events We do work with many insurance companies, DDD, School IEP's and grants to assist clients in accessing services.

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

  • Abused/Sexually Abused
  • AIDS
  • Alzheimer's /Dementia
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavioral Disorder
  • Bereavement/Grief
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pain
  • Comatose
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Dual Diagnosed (Mentally Ill/Chemically Dependent)
  • Dual Diagnosed (IDD/Mentally Ill)
  • Early Childhood
  • Eating Disordered
  • Older Adults
  • Emotionally Disturbed
  • Head Injury
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Labor/Delivery
  • Learning Disabled
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Mental Health
  • Multiply Disabled
  • Music Therapy College Students
  • Neurologically Impaired
  • Non-disabled
  • Parkinsons
  • Physically Disabled
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Rett Syndrome
  • School-Age Population
  • Speech Impaired
  • Stroke
  • Substance Abuse
  • 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)
VereenMusic, LLC

VereenMusic, LLC

Ian C. Vereen, NMT, MT-BC

vereenmusic.com

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)
Diana Reed, MT-BC

Diana Reed, MT-BC

Biography:

I am an experienced Music Therapist and Music educator, currently working with learning disabled school students and alumni. I teach music lessons and work on non-music IEP goal domains through music engagement and building a strong therapeutic relationship.

Specialized Trainings/Certifications:

  • MA in Special Education
  • TOSD Certificate

  • In-home services

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Learning Disabled
  • Multiply Disabled
  • Physically Disabled
  • Rett Syndrome
  • School-Age Population
  • Speech Impaired
  • Stroke

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