About Me - NY State licensed Creative Arts Therapist - Board Certified Music Therapist - Certified Analytical Music Therapist Book contributions: April 2021, Co-author of article: Three roads diverged: Transformative self-experience in AMT and GIM Megan Shelley, Juliane Kowski & Frances Smith Goldberg In Nordic Journal of Music Therapy "Analytical Music Therapy" Ed. J. Th. Eschen, J. Kingsley (2002) "Psychodynamic Music Therapy" Ed. S. Hadley, Barcelona (2003) "Healing the Inner City Child: Creative Arts therapies with At-Risk-Youth", J. Kingsley (2006) (download - pdf 288 kb) Education - Masters for Music Therapy from New York University NYC, 1998 - Certified Drumcircle Facilitator by HealthRHYTHMS - Number of Play Therapy trainings at “Play Therapy Training Institute”,New Jersey - Trained by "Connect" (NYC based program specializing in training professionals to work with domestic violence) - BA in teaching and taught elementary school music, mathematics and German in Germany (1988) - BA in music with specialization in voice and vocal teaching for contemporary music and Jazz , Germany(1995) Work Experience 2018 Analytical Music Therapy Supervisor at the "Blended Learning Analytical Music Therapy Certification Program“ of Molloy College, NY (for more information click here please) San Francisco, East Bay, CA : 2010 - 2015 Director and Mental Health Consultant of Child Care Solutions at Early Childhood Mental Health Programs in Richmond,CA : consulting with families, teachers and directors in preschools in West Contra Costa County - From 3/2011 - 3/2016 Music Therapist, per diem at UCSF (University of California, San Fransisco, Langley Porter, Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital) - Private Practice in Berkeley, working with children, adolescents and their families suffering from trauma, grief and loss - Clinical supervision for expressive arts therapy interns at Albany School District - Volunteer at Sutter VNA & Hospice until August 2011 Facilitating a drum circle program pilot project in Albany - Elementary School and Berkeley Public Preschool to support social-emotional learning in young children - Voice lessons for youth and adults Jackson, Wyoming: 2005-2010 - Drum circle facilitator for public and private schools,private businesses in Teton Valley - Worked for Teton Family and Youth Services running music therapy groups with traumatized adolescents, training counselors and providing individual music therapy - Worked for the Jackson Hole Community Counseling Center implementing music therapy services such as music therapy for individuals, music therapy groups with children suffering from trauma, grief and loss and running weekly drum circles - Private practice for children, youth and families dealing with a variety of emotional traumas New York City 1998-2005 - Worked with adults suffering from brain injuries, dementia, and a variety of psychiatric illnesses - Implemented a Music Therapy Program for the AHRC in NYC, working with developmentally disabled adults and children - Worked with children with emotional challenges within a substance abuse program at the Cumberland Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Brooklyn, NY - "Music Therapy Relief Project"- Music therapy services for children who were affected by the tragedy of 9/11 Worked with children, families and elderly people suffering from trauma, grief and loss for the hospital "Lutheran Medical Center" in Brooklyn, NY Professional Musical Experience Voice lessons for children and adults (contemporary music and Jazz) Jazz performances in variety of settings Composer and Arranger of original music (CD's: 5036 miles, 2008; Change, 2011; For The Time Being, 2013) www.julianekowski.com
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