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MUSIC THERAPY | GUITAR, VIOLIN, UKULELE, PIANO
Originally from Pittsburgh, Kristen received her Master’s Degree in Music Therapy from Slippery Rock University, and moved around the country before settling in Denver in 2022. She’s practiced music therapy since 2014, and has worked with clients of all ages and abilities, from infants in neonatal intensive care to elders in hospice. Her clinical specialties include: mental health, neurodivergent children and adults, medical, survivors of trauma, and wellness. As a clinician, she strives to cultivate an affirming space where clients can be and express however they need to in the moment — building upon their unique interests and strengths to support their health through music. Kristen offers individual music therapy sessions through the school, and also hosts First Friday’s free music therapy drop-in groups. In addition to her work with the school, she’s a Little Swallows early childhood music instructor and offers music therapy and therapeutic music lessons as part of Swallow Hill’s outreach team at the VA Hospital, The Gathering Place, senior communities, and more. Outside of work, Kristen enjoys hiking, songwriting, and spending time with her cat and black lab.
First Concert: Fountains of Wayne
What song could you listen to all day long? Night Shift – Lucy Dacus
Favorite hangout? Mt. Falcon park for an easy hike near Denver!
What is your favorite thing about Swallow Hill, or your favorite Swallow Hill memory? I love the supportive community at Swallow Hill. I always feel like my coworkers and the administrative staff care about my wellbeing and success at work. Swallow Hill feels like an organization that is truly committed to their mission and puts energy towards improving the health of our Colorado community through access to the arts.
If Kristen's current availability does not work for your schedule, please contact the Front Desk to ask about working with Kristen to find a different day/time - 303-777-1003 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Music Therapy
Music Therapy is an evidence-based, process-oriented therapy that invites clients to accomplish their goals through musical experiences within a therapeutic relationship. Music Therapists at Swallow Hill Music are all Board Certified and have completed an approved Music Therapy program degree. Music Therapy experiences can address a variety of health goals, including addressing the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals.
General Info & Policies
Recurring Music Therapy Sessions
Recurring clients meet with their Music Therapists weekly. The recurring option is great for clients looking for a consistent and reliable schedule, and they are billed on a monthly basis. Music Therapy clients may keep their regular time slot as long as the Music Therapist is available and the monthly payments are made on time.
A La Carte Music Therapy Sessions
For Music Therapy clients who need more flexibility, our A La Carte option is designed so you can sign up as needed. If you have an unpredictable schedule, A La Carte sessions help you engage with Music Therapy when your calendar allows.
In the calendar below, blue blocks are the available 30-minute time slots for the Music Therapist. Click "+# more" to see more available time slots for that day, then select a time slot. Selected time slots will turn green. Click Add to Cart. Music Therapy sessions are available to schedule up to 4 weeks in advance, but no sooner than 72 hours before the session. If the date and time you wish to book is not available, please check back later.
To choose multiple blocks of time (i.e. more than one session, or an hour session), select your first time slot, click Add to Cart, click Continue Shopping, choose your second time slot, click Add to Cart, and so on. When you have added all the desired blocks to the cart, click Checkout.
Picking a Session Length: Music Therapy clients may sign up for 30- or 60-minute sessions. Please note that 5-10 minutes of each session will be dedicated to documentation and transitioning to the next session. 30-minute sessions are generally recommended for children and clients looking for music lessons with a therapeutic aspect. 60-minute sessions are ideal for teens and adults hoping to focus in-depth on specific Music Therapy goals.
To schedule recurring sessions (billed monthly), please select the same day, time, and session duration for each week available, then at checkout, be sure to select the “Recurring” option in the registration form. Please contact the front desk if you need assistance or have any questions!
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