Juan Robles-Gil Aleman is a board certified music therapist and is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling at Hunter College. He obtained a double bachelors degree in music therapy and music production as well as a minor in psychology from Berkeley College of Music in Boston, MA.
Juan has years of experience in the field of music therapy, having provided clinical services in a myriad of community and educational settings.
" There is something about music...
Music is a universal language. It is ancient and has been present in human interactions for thousands of years often being an essential aspect of the most important human rituals. Music has been used as a form of treatment and medicine for thousands of years.
Harnessing the power of music and its impact on neural responses, music therapists develop and implement music focused interventions that can be used to elicit change in targeted areas such as communication, socialization fine and gross motor integration, and emotional expression. "
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