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 and abilities 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. She also served as an advisor on the American Music Therapy Association’s Strategic Priority on Autism Spectrum Disorder. Currently, she leads online music therapy groups for Virtual Connections of Lingraphica and the Aphasia Recovery Connection, a non-profit online community for those with aphasia. She sings, plays the flute, piano, tenor ukulele, and various percussion instruments, and lives in North Carolina with her two children and husband.