GET TO KNOW US

Harmonic Changes was founded by Melissa Sommers, MM, MT-BC.  Officially, Meli Music LLC, the name change was established in 2020 to Harmonic Changes Therapy Services.  Melissa started the company with a hope of creating a team that could connect to each individual in the most unique and meaningful way.  Being that Melissa is a board-certified music therapist, there is an emphasis on the arts, as they are integral in all that we do.  The arts shape us into the people we become, and give us the lens in which we view and interact with in the world.

 
Melissa Sommers, MM, MT-BC

Based in Chicago, IL

CEO/Owner

Neurologic Music Therapist

Melissa is the proud Owner of Harmonic Changes Therapy Services and a Board-Certified Music Therapist. She started the company in 2013.

Laura Fonseca, MT-BC

Based in Los Angeles, CA

Clinical Director

Neurologic Music Therapist

Laura is the Clinical Director and Board-Certified Music Therapist.  She joined the team in 2017.

 
Anna Jeffries, MT-BC

Based in Los Angeles, CA

Neurologic Music Therapist

Anna is a Board-Certified Music Therapist.  She joined the team in 2021.

Heather Hodorowski, MT-BC

Based in Milwaukee, WI

Administrative Assistant

Heather is the administrative assistant and Board-Certified Music Therapist.  She joined the team in 2020.

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Based in Chicago, IL

Music Therapist

Julliana is a Board-Certified Music Therapist.  She joined the team in 2021.

Marlee Simon, MT-BC

Based in Los Angeles, CA

Regional Supervisor

Neurologic Music Therapist

Marlee is our Regional Supervisor of the Greater Los Angeles area and a Board-Certified Music Therapist.  She joined the team in 2018.

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Based in Chicago, IL

Music Therapist

Nicole is a Board-Certified Music Therapist.  She joined the team in 2021.

Rakhi Shingala, LCPC, BC-DMT

Based in Chicago, IL

Dance/Movement Therapist

Rakhi is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois and Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist.   She partnered with Harmonic Changes in 2021.

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SHELBY FIGUEROA

Based in Los Angeles, CA

Music Therapist

Shelby is a Music Therapist.  She joined our team in 2021.

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SONIYA K. BRAR, MA, MT-BC

Based in Los Angeles, CA

Music Therapist

Soniya is a Board-Certified Music Therapist.  She joined the team in 2021.

 

CURRENT MUSIC THERAPY INTERNS

 
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ANNA LIMINA

San Diego Based Music Therapy Intern

Anna is a music therapy intern at Harmonic Changes in fulfillment of her Bachelor of Music Therapy with a minor in Psychology with Berklee College of Music. Anna is a vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist who loves to incorporate explorational percussive instruments such as tongue drums and singing bowls. Anna is an experienced recording artist and loves to integrate songwriting and embraces exploration in live and electronic music in her practice. Anna believes that everyone has the innate ability to create, communicate and express themselves through music. Anna hopes to encourage her clients to connect to their inner selves and build community with those around them.

PAST MUSIC THERAPY INTERNS

Congratulations on successfully completing your internship!

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MARISA DICAMILLO

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SHELBY FIGUEROA

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ANDREW GARCIA

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REBECCA LEVY