We are trained in how to use music and music activities in a prescribed manner to reach individualized goals, and more specifically in how to use music to help people enrich their lives with DBT skills.
Using music therapy strategies, we help participants learn, strengthen, generalize and build mastery of DBT skills to enhance their lives and create a life worth living.
What Makes these Practitioners Qualified
The following people have completed an intensive yearlong DBT Informed Music Therapy Training at the Spiegel Academy, which includes DBT skills training as well as 11 months of clinical supervision from Lauren Bonavitacola, a DBT-Linehan Board of Certification Certified PsyD clinician, while they implement DBT with music therapy.
They have demonstrated competency in facilitating DBT informed music therapy sessions, and are often found co-leading skills training groups with psychologists, social workers, and other DBT skills group leaders.
Those with this DBT Informed Music Therapy Ambassador badge have participated in additional advanced training.
For DBT in the Schools programs look especially for this badge
We’ve organized names in US regions: West Coast, East Coast, Midwest, South Central, South East, and Virtual.
Portland, OR (retired)
Apple Valley MN
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