Music Therapy

Team

  • Grace Lauzon, MT-BC

    Grace Lauzon has been a board-certified music therapist (MT-BC) since 2016 and a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)-certified music therapist since 2017. Grace completed her Music Therapy Equivalency coursework at the University of Kentucky (2016), where she is currently finishing her Master of Music degree in Music Therapy. Before entering the field of music therapy, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance from Murray State University (2013), where she held leadership roles in both community and student-organized opera and musical theatre productions.

    Grace has had music therapy practicum experience in early childhood, adult medical, and adult inpatient psychiatric settings through UK Healthcare. She completed her clinical internship at the Tampa Bay Institute for Music Therapy where her training encompassed outpatient pediatric oncology, assisted living and skilled nursing, adult wellness, inpatient adolescent psychiatry, special education, and adult outpatient traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. During her internship she also gained invaluable experience in interdisciplinary collaboration, music therapy advocacy, service accessibility, and program development.

  • Amy Rodgers Smith, MMT, MT-BC

    Amy has been a Music Therapist-Board Certified (MT-BC) since 2007 and earned her Master’s Degree in Music Therapy from Colorado State University in 2016. She is currently the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association’s Government Relations Chair-Elect; Chair of the West Virginia State Task Force; and an adjunct music therapy professor at West Virginia University

    Amy received her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy and Minor in Psychology from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio (2006). She completed her 6-month music therapy internship at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina.

    Amy is the founder of On A Better Note Music Therapy, which provides music therapy services and adaptive music lessons in West Virginia.

  • Nicoletta Ciampa, MT-BC, MA

    Nicoletta is a board certified music therapist with experience across the lifespan and diagnoses. Her internship experience focused on school and community based music therapy for school aged children with disabilities. Nicoletta has a Bachelor’s of Music in voice performance and has experience in the Morgantown community as a private music instructor, drama coach, music director, and performer. Nicoletta also has a Master of Arts in Elementary Education with a graduate certificate in Disabilities Studies. It is her hope to integrate her passions of teaching, learning, and making music to bring diverse communities together by seeing, encouraging, and growing each other’s unique capabilities.