ALIE CHANDLER, MM, NMT, MT-BC
Alie Chandler is Owner/Director of Ossia Music Therapy, LLC. She has a Master of Music degree in Music Therapy from Western Michigan University and has been a board-certified music therapist (MT-BC) since 2002. She has worked with clients of all ages in NY, CT, and NC, including the American Institute for Neuro-Integrative Development, the Music Conservatory of Westchester, and Westchester Medical Center. She also worked as part of a research team at Duke University Hospital for a study on resilience in adolescents with cancer. Alie has published research on music therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder, presented nationally, and is a certified provider through the National Parkinson Foundation. She is trained in Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT), improvisational music therapy methods, and completed the Allied Team Training for Parkinson's. Currently, she leads online music therapy groups for Virtual Connections of Lingraphica/Aphasia Recovery Connection and greatly enjoys her private practice work with individuals with a variety of neurological needs, including dementia, acquired brain injury, Parkinson's, and autism and developmental differences. She sings, plays the flute, piano, ukulele, and various percussion instruments, and lives in North Carolina with her two children and husband.