Elizabeth Joan Harris, MT-BC

Elizabeth Joan Harris, MT-BC

Music Therapist

Pronouns: she/her/they/them

Hello! I am Elizabeth “fig” Harris and I am a queer, nonbinary board certified music therapist  (MT-BC).  

I believe music intrinsically taps into the deepest parts of our hearts, minds, and bodies.  

Connection through music, be it playing, writing, or creating music, or listening, absorbing, and  analyzing our responses to music, opens a gateway for catharsis and healing. Music Therapy is an evidence-based practice; together we will create objectives for your own personal health and  wellbeing through experiential music interventions to satisfy non-musical goals.  

Through Music Therapy we can learn coping skills from relaxation to emotional regulation. We  can use experimentation through music for self-expression, for moving through grief, anxiety,  and depression, for identity development, life changes, and difficult transitional periods.  

I have worked for 4 years as a Music Therapist after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy from Duquesne University. In those years, I have worked intimately with children and adolescents with developmental disabilities in public schools K-12, patients in behavioral health with mood disorders at the Cleveland Clinic, Veterans with PTSD, individuals in correctional facilities, folks in senior care homes, and participants in drug and alcohol  rehabilitation programs.  

Together we can move toward healing and holistic health in mind, body, and spirit. I cannot wait to meet you in the music!  

Sliding Scale : $75-$120 an hour

Age Groups

Children
Adolescent
Young Adult
Adult
Elders
Age 5-12
Age 13-18
Age 19-21
Age 21-64
Age 65+

Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Developmental Disabilities / Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Alzheimer’s / Dementia
  • LGBTQ+
  • Stress Management
  • Anxiety / Depression / Mood Disorders
  • Gender Identity Support
  • Grief / Loss
  • Life Transitions

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