Amanda is the founder of Coachella Valley Music Therapy. She graduated with a Bachelors in Music Therapy from Western Illinois University and a Masters in Music Therapy at Maryville University. She has worked in acute psych at Oasis Rehabilitation Center, in assisted living at Provision Living and in public schools at Special School District of Saint Louis.
Since music therapy has started I have noticed she has increased her language development. I would recommend music therapy because it brings a positive approach to therapy. I especially like that it focused on the growth of my daughter and her IEP. I would recommend it to anyone.
Amanda creates a warm and exciting atmosphere. Her smiles and eye contact, along with her program, leave everyone feeling relaxed and included. I was surprised at the level of response from all the residents! I would definitely recommend CVMT. The facility my husband is at provides daily musical engagement with performances but music therapy is an approach unlike all the others.