Sara Devine MT-BC, NMT, LCSW

920.284.0891

800.791.3601

 info@expressivetherapies.net

245 Metro Dr, Appleton WI 54913

Empowering individuals—those living with social, cognitive, emotional, physical and/or spiritual needs—through music, art and mental health therapies to improve health & well-being.

Expressive Therapies Staff

Sara Devine MT-BC, NMT, LCSW is owner and primary therapist at Expressive Therapies LLC. She has over 15 years of experience working with individuals and groups combining her passions of music and positive mental health together in her approach to optimize potential and promote wellness! Sara is a Board Certified Music Therapist, Neurologic Music Therapist and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

 

Sara has had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of ages from infants through geriatrics and populations including: traumatic brain injuries, physical disabilities, autism spectrum, medical diagnoses including cancer, cardiac and physical rehabilitation, cognitive disabilities, dementia/Alzheimer’s disease to depression and anxiety due to situational stressors and/or chronic illness.

 

“My background in music therapy is a wonderful tool to diversify my therapy approach and one which I have found people can learn to use on their own. I love watching the power of music when it is combined with therapy, to bring patients to a deeper level of healing!”

 

Sara is currently on the panels for Arise, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Preferred One/Multiplan/Aetna, HPS Meritain,

Humana, Network Health,Tricare, WEA, Medicare and Medicaid.

Maly Massot MT-BC, NMT started her Music Therapy career at Expressive Therapies in 2014. Maly is a Board-Certified Music Therapist and a Neurologic Music Therapist. She has experience working with clients ranging from 3 to 80+ years of age and with populations including autism, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, attention disorders, bipolar disorder, dementia, medical and post stroke clients. Maly is also seeking a certificate Music Therapy in the NICU to increase her ability to better serve those in her community.Maly facilitates group music therapy, music enrichment groups, individual music therapy, and adaptive lessons for guitar, clarinet, and piano.  

 

 

 

 

 

Sara Williams MT-BC worked in the music therapy field for four years prior to starting with Expressive Therapies in early 2016.

She has enjoyed working with clients from the toddler years through geriatrics, and she is experienced in working with populations such as dementia/Alzheimer’s disease, well-elderly/long term care, depression, anxiety, and additional behavioral health diagnoses, early intervention, and autism.  

Sara is passionate about using music to help others achieve greater balance and wellness, utilizing a whole-person approach with her clients. She enthusiastically incorporates her love of art and crafts within her therapeutic practice as well, noting how the expressive arts create powerful outlets for communication and processing. 

At this time, Sara facilitates group music therapy, music enrichment groups, and individual music therapy sessions.

 

 

Rachel Lofton MT-BC, NMT joined Expressive Therapies in September 2016. Rachel has four years of prior experience in music therapy, working primarily with psychiatric populations including individuals with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, mood disorders, substance use disorders and personality disorders. She also has experience working with children, teens, and adults with developmental disabilities and autism. Rachel has always been fascinated by how the brain processes music, and how music can have such profound effects on the brain, so in May of 2015 she completed the Neurologic Music Therapy training in Ft. Collins, Colorado. Rachel is so excited to be a part of the Expressive Therapies team!

Rachel

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