Rachel is a nationally board-certified music therapist. She received her Master’s in Music Therapy from Montclair State University. She has been working at Heartsong as a lead music therapist for the past six years where she works with children and adults with autism, cerebral palsy, and other special needs. She also has been working at Hackensack Hospital at Mountainside for the past three years, where she works with adults and geriatric clients in an inpatient psychiatric unit. Rachel’s goal is to help her clients use music to facilitate communication and help them identify and express their feelings in a safe and comfortable environment.