has maintained a full-time private practice since 1980 as a Certified Music Therapist and a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1978. Over the years he has integrated a wide range of somatic and psycho-therapy practices including shiatsu, Neuro-Muscular Technique, Polarity, Ericksonian Hypnosis and Gestalt. Using the energy principles (primarily from Ayurveda) of Polarity Therapy as a basis, his work combines bodywork and psychotherapy with theoretical and technical understandings from the field of music therapy. This has resulted in the creation of an approach he calls "Elemental Music Alignment" for which he offers sessions and training. He is the co-founder/director of Sound Health Studio, a center in New York City that offers studies and services including a variety of music therapy approaches, psychotherapy, and bodywork. Professional affiliations include: New York University, the Foundation for Human Enrichment, American Music Therapy Association, and full membership status in the New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy.
Since 1981 Frank has taught many classes relating to Polarity, bodywork and music healing, including a course called "Energy Concepts in Music Therapy" for music therapy graduate students. Currently, he is an adjunct faculty member at NYU where he has been leading music therapy group process classes for over 25 years. In addition to working with his above mentioned approach to music therapy he also practices “Somatic Experiencing” (an approach for “renegotiating” traumatic experiences) and theory based Gestalt therapy. He is actively exploring, writing, and professionally presenting on the subject of integrating the above fields of interest.
is a music-psychotherapist who has been in practice since 1982. She is the senior music therapist, coordinator of music therapy programs and clinical training and supervision at the Harlem Center for Child Development and Learning of the Jewish Board of Family and Children Services. She is a founding co-director of Sound Health Studio, a multi-disciplinary center for body-mind therapies and education in NYC where she teaches and maintains a private practice. She provides individual and group supervision for music therapist . She is a co-founder of Pre-K music play an inclusive music program for children and their caregivers. Her writings on Story Song approach to working in early intervention and trauma have been included in various publications.
She was one of the core music therapist for the New York City September 11th Relief Project’s Caring for the Caregiver’s program She is adjunct faculty, program administrator, academic advisor and clinical supervisor for New York University’s Graduate Music Therapy Program and adjunct professor in the music department of Queensborough Community College. She has recently been certified as a children’s yoga teacher. Judi has taught and lectured across the country since 1982.
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