Melissa Harris

MA, MT-BC (LCAT – limited permit)

Melissa Harris is a Board Certified Music Therapist and is currently finishing training to be a NY state Licensed Creative Arts Therapist. She holds a Masters of Arts degree in Music Therapy from NYU. Melissa joined the Conservatory’s Music Therapy department in 2012 as an intern and has been working with people across the life span every since. Melissa draws upon her experience in working in music with children and adults with autism, ADHD, and a range of developmental disabilities as well as a 12-year career as an instrumental music educator and a Masters of Arts degree in Teaching & Curriculum from Teachers College, Columbia University. Melissa is committed to the clinical application of music to support the health and wellbeing of all people, with a specializing in working with children with social-emotional and developmental issues.