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Marlee HC

MARLEE SIMON, AMFT, APCC, MT-BC

Clinical Director

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #136471

Associate Professional Clinical Counselor #12910 Board-Certified Music Therapist #12147

Neurologic Music Therapist

Marlee Simon, AMFT, APCC, MT-BC is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT), Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC), and Board-Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC). Marlee received her Master of Arts Degree in Counseling from Palo Alto University. Marlee received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Therapy with a minor in Psychology from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, and received her Associate of Arts Degree in Psychology from College of the Canyons in Valencia, California. Marlee is primarily a vocalist, and is also proficient on guitar, piano, ukulele, and percussion.

Marlee completed her Music Therapy internship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where she had the opportunity to help children and their families develop coping techniques for hospitalization and achieve developmental milestones with a variety of music therapy interventions. More recently, Marlee has worked in inpatient, outpatient, and residential level-of-care facilities with adults and adolescents with a variety of diagnoses, including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, eating disorders, intellectual disability, and other mental health diagnoses.

Marlee is passionate about utilizing the universal language of music to inspire people of all ages and abilities to explore their sense of self, develop their fullest potential, and enhance their quality of life.

QUALIFICATIONS

Advanced Trainings, Certifications and Memberships

NEUROLOGIC MUSIC THERAPY

February 2021

PRENATAL MUSIC THERAPY

December 2020

BIRTH MUSIC CONSULTATION

October 2020

POSTPARTUM MUSIC THERAPY

August 2020

BONNY METHOD GUIDED IMAGERY (INTERMEDIATE)

June 2018

CREATIVE ARTS BIRTHING CHILDBIRTH EDUCATOR WORKSHOP

January 2018

ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION FOR MUSIC THERAPISTS

2018 - Present

GREAT LAKES REGION AMERICAN MUSIC THERAPY ASSOCIATION MEMBER

2018 - Present

MUSIC THERAPY ASSISTED CHILDBIRTH

September 2017

DIR® INTERMEDIATE PRACTITIONER

September 2014

NEUROLOGIC MUSIC THERAPY

February 2012

ICDL REGIONAL INSTITUTE DIR® LEVEL B

March 2011

WESTERN REGION AMERICAN MUSIC THERAPY ASSOCIATION MEMBER

2008 - Present

MUSIC THERAPIST-BOARD CERTIFIED

December 2006

AMERICAN MUSIC THERAPY ASSOCIATION MEMBER

2006 - Present

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