My guest this week is Lisa Barnett. Lisa is a board certified music therapist who received her Bachelor of Music from Michigan State University. She currently provides music therapy services to students in the Berkley School district. Lisa was named the 2008 Very Special Arts of Michigan Educator of the Year for her work with “The Starfish Project,” which utilizes the arts to promote social skill development for children with special needs and their peers in general education. She has presented at national conferences of the American Music Therapy Association and promotes music therapy education by supervising Eastern Michigan University music therapy students in their field work. She lives in Farmington Hills with her husband and two sons and enjoys singing and playing a variety of instruments including piano and guitar.
Lisa wrote a book for music therapy with apraxia called “My House,” which can be found at Songs to Grow On. Listen to the show to find out more!