Karinne' Andonian, MA, MT-BC, is a certified music therapist who works closely with families in Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit (N/IICU), Richard D. Wood Jr. Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment (CFDT), and the Special Delivery Unit (SDU).
In music therapy, music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals. After assessing the strengths and needs of each individual, a qualified music therapist provides the indicated treatment, including creating, singing, moving to, and/or listening to music. Learn more about music therapy in the setting of the CFDT and SDU.
Education and Training
Pre-Masters Music Therapy Internship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Music Therapist – Board Certified (MT-BC)Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Music Therapist (NICU-MT)Sound Birthing Music Therapy Assisted Childbirth (MTACB) Practitioner
MA in Creative Arts Therapy - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Sound Birthing Music Therapy Assisted Childbirth - Sound Birthing Institute
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