Our MT-BC's have specialized training in NICU music therapy and Neurologic Music Therapy.
Steven Amburn earned his degree in music therapy at Colorado State University in 2014 and began his career as a board-certified music therapist working in a hospice and palliative care setting in Virginia.
After moving to Florida, Steven opened FCMT in 2016 and began serving clients from the Jacksonville Metro Area to Palm Coast. Steven and the team of board-certified music therapists currently serve individuals in a variety of settings including Special Education, Pediatric Oncology & Hematology, Neurologic Rehabilitation, Traumatic Brain Injury, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and more.
Having worked with partners including Nemours Children’s Health, Duval County Public Schools, the Police Athletic League, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, and other partners across Northeast Florida, Steven and the team at First Coast Music Therapy aim to help clients reach their goals by providing high quality music therapy services and educational resources to the people of Northeast Florida.
Erica Fernandez joined the FCMT team in January 2020. She earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Music from Florida Atlantic University in 2017. Erica went to study music therapy at Florida State University, where she earned her Master’s Degree in 2019. Erica became board-certified in December 2019 and holds specialized training in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU-MT) and Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT). Prior to moving to Jacksonville, Erica worked in Tallahassee, FL where she provided music therapy services for children with a variety of developmental diagnoses in schools, private settings, and for older adults in memory care and assisted living facilities. Currently, Erica provides music therapy services in Jacksonville for individuals and groups of all ages and diagnoses. She also provides virtual music therapy sessions with individuals from Nemours Children's Health in Jacksonville.
“Music can lift us out of depression or move us to tears, it is a remedy, a tonic, orange juice for the ear."
Physician, Professor, Author