Kristin received her Bachelor of Arts in both Music and Social Work from the University of Northern Iowa. She completed her social work internship at Exceptional Persons, Inc. In Waterloo, IA. She then attended the University of Iowa where she received her Master of Arts in Music Therapy. Kristin completed her music therapy internship at Park Nicollet Health Services in Minneapolis, MN where she worked with adults with cancer in both inpatient and outpatient settings, adults with Parkinson’s Disease, those on hospice care, and adolescents and adults with eating disorders. Kristin began for working for West Music in July of 2015.
Populations: Hospice, Alzheimer’s/Dementia, Developmental Disabilities, Substance Abuse, Mental Health Disorders
Why I love being a music therapist: “I get to witness amazing, meaningful responses to music every day! Sharing in my clients’ joys and sorrows, their successes and struggles, is an honor and a privilege.”