Jenny is a licensed creative arts therapist and board-certified music therapist. She received her Master of Arts in music therapy from New York University and her post-master’s certificates in Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy (Level II) and in Austin Vocal Psychotherapy. Jenny uses talk, music, and other creative methods in her practice. With over 15 years experience working with children and adults to address their anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, and other developmental challenges she brings a wide range of skills and understanding to her client work. Prior to joining New York Creative Arts Therapists, Jenny developed the early intervention and preschool music therapy program for deaf and hard-of-hearing children at the Auditory Oral School of New York. She is a clinician, supervisor, and an adjunct faculty member in the music therapy programs at NYU and State University of New York at Fredonia. Jenny has presented both nationally and internationally on the healing power of the voice in working through developmental trauma.
Jenny is passionate about helping her clients recognize their resources and reach their potential through play and creativity. Her expertise in musical improvisation allows her to connect with her clients and accompany them on a journey of expression and exploration. Informed by Jungian psychology, object relations theory, and intersubjectivity, Jenny engages clients in listening, singing, song writing, and other music interventions at their level of comfort. Combined with the practice of mindfulness, Jenny works with her clients in a supportive environment to promote a sense of connection between mind and body, and between self and others.