About Jamie Blumenthal

Jamie Blumenthal, MA, MT-BC is owner of Family Music Connection: North Bay Music Therapy Services.

She has a Bachelorís Degree in music therapy with a minor in Psychology from Montclair State University, a Masterís Degree in Psychology with a concentration in music therapy from Antioch University and is a Board Certified music therapist.


     Jamie Blumenthal
  Since 1982, Jamie has worked in hospitals, schools, nursing homes and community settings, providing music therapy for clients throughout the lifespan with developmental disabilities, acute and chronic psychiatric needs, medical needs, issues of aging and hospice, grief and loss, as well as offering sessions for wellness and personal/spiritual growth in her private practice.

Jamie has extensive experience working with older adults in all levels of care; for the past decade she has worked with older adults in facilities and in the community in the North Bay and in addition in Southern California as a department head, supervisor, program developer and trainer. This includes her work with an interdisciplinary team to develop, organize and implement all aspects of a 125-bed special care unit for Alzheimerís patients in Reseda, California.

Jamie is a respected educator, having taught music therapy at Sonoma State University extension, UC Santa Barbara extension and provided music classes through the senior education program at Santa Rosa Junior College. She has done both national and regional presentations on music therapy. She has published articles on the use of Creative Arts Therapies to heal grief and loss.

Family Music Connection: North Bay Music Therapy Services is currently the only Private Practice Music Therapy service in Sonoma, Marin or Mendocino counties.

In her private practice, Jamie offers both individual and group sessions. Music therapy services are provided in three main areas: Older adults, Wellness and Developmental/Learning Disabilities. See services for more information about each of these areas.

Jamie advocates for client music therapy services at the state level. Family Music Connection: North Bay Music Therapy Services is a member of Eclectic Health. Some expenses may be qualify for 3rd party reimbursement; contact Family Music Connection for more details.

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 Family Music Connection: North Bay Music Therapy
1615 Cleveland Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Office: 707-566-0986     Cell: 707-695-4145     Email: jamie@northbaymusictherapy.com
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