M.T.A.: Music Therapist accredited by the Canadian Association of Music Therapists
M.M.: Master of Music/Music Therapy from Temple University
B.Mus.: Bachelor of Music from McGill University
2002: Grant of $11,700 awarded to develop a pilot project in music therapy at the Montreal Children’s Hospital?1991: Honorary Membership in Eta Eta Chapter of Pi Kappa Lambda, awarded by the National Music Honor Society, USA?1989-1991: Award of $20,000 for outstanding student, given by the Government of Quebec:
Numerous grants awarded for specialized research and to train other researchers?1986: Edgar Wilson Bursary awarded by McGill University
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (1989-1991): Master of Music in Music Therapy -
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), QC (1987-1989): Specialization in Music therapy
McGill University, Montreal, QC (1983-1987): Bachelor of Music
1992-the present: Montreal Children’s Hospital, Music therapist
2003 - the present: see private practice below
1998-2002: University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM): teaching assistant
in music therapy
1995- 2007: Workshops for "Les Impatients," Montréal: music therapist for adults living with mental illness
1997-1998: CLSC Lac Saint-Louis, Pointe-Claire, QC: music therapist in out-patient psychiatric unit
1992-1996: Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Montreal, QC: music therapist in adult psychiatric unit
1992-1999: Maison d'Hérelle, Montréal, QC: music therapy volunteer in AIDS hospice
1991-1992: Hebrew Hospital Home, New-York, NY: music therapist in seniors’ residence.
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
2004: Publication of “A Phenomenological Investigation of the Experience of Being Effective as a Music Therapist” in Qualitative Inquiries in Music Therapy: a Monograph Series. Barcelona Publishers. Editor: Brian Abrams (pp. 19-35).
2000: Presenter of workshop "Experiencing Connectedness: A music and art therapy journey"
at the First Provincial Colloquium on Creative Art Therapies.
1992-...: Numerous radio and television interviews on work in music therapy. Articles in music therapy publications.
2011 - the present: Certified Love Energetics Therapist
2014 - 2018: Love Energetics Assistant
2003 - 2014: Therapeutic healing using sonic frequencies and crystal quartz light.
Klemmer & Associates: Workshops in "Personal Mastery," "Advanced Leadership," "Heart of the Samouri,” "Mastermind."
Love Energetics (a powerful method using energy and “non-energy”)
Other Workshops: Chinese Medicine; Support training with J.-J. Crèvecoeur; Quantum Touch.
2002-2003: Member of the Administrative Board of the Canadian Association of Music Therapists
1999-2001: President of the Quebec Association of Music Therapists
1992-2002: Member of the Administrative Board of the Quebec Association of Music Therapists