owner of healing in harmony llc resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Creative, goal-oriented professional - enthusiastic about teaching communication through body language and performance. Experience providing opportunities for expression using spoken, written, performative and digital forms of communication. Consistently recognized for inspiring person-centered approach.

Performance experience since age 2. Includes plays, musicals, concerts, recitals, competitions, fund-raising events, parades, touring, choirs, dance groups, cheer teams, piano playing, songwriting, solo & family performances, public speaking, teaching, competing, debate team, raising funds for charities, composing, playwriting, stage make-up, costume design, leadership positions, television appearances, street performing, orchestral/choir conducting, and director of children's performing group.

Work History
03/2011 to 07/2020 Owner of Healing in Harmony LLC Self-Employed | City, STATE,
  • Provided Music Therapy services for children, youth, adult, and geriatric populations - Specialized in mental/behavioral health, addiction recovery, eating disorders, and family dynamics.
  • Designed musical interventions to increase social cohesiveness, reduce pain, improve mood, provide emotional release and expression, teach healthy coping skills, increase confidence, promote healing, and improve overall wellness.
  • Facilitated group and individual therapy sessions, engaging patients in songwriting, rhythm improvisation, movement to music, performance, production, singing, imagery & relaxation, lyric analysis, etc, and processing discussion.
  • Conducted assessments, documented all patient information, treatment plans, and patient responses, and worked with interdisciplinary treatment team of art & recreational therapists, social workers, psychologists, nurses, physicians, and psych techs to develop treatment plans.
  • Conducted trainings and presentations for colleagues.
05/2017 to 12/2018 Owner of Music Makers Self-Employed | City, STATE,

Children's Performing Group: Singing, Dance, World Drums, Handbells, Narrations

  • Founded and managed business.
  • Managed supply inventory and maintained equipment in good working order.
  • Observed students to assess abilities, interests and learning objectives for personalized lesson planning.
  • Modeled creative performance styles and techniques.
  • Created, choreographed and taught groups, couples and individual performances for voice, instruments, dance, and narrations.
  • Offered one-on-one instruction to students preparing vocal solos, narrations, or small group specialty numbers.
  • Organized three live productions each year.
  • Prepared students for live performances by creating stage sets, props and costumes.
  • Coordinated concerts and special events. Organized two live productions during the year.
  • Encouraged students to perform at peak ability and learn from failure.
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations. Coordinated with sound and lighting crews.
06/2008 to 12/2010 Creative Arts Therapist University Of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute | City, STATE,
  • Provided music therapy services - planned & prepared group & individual sessions for children & youth acute units, outpatient day programs, and co-facilitated family therapy sessions with art therapist .
  • Counseled individuals, groups and families to bring awareness of problems, deal with crisis situations and develop action plans.
  • Provided tools for clients and families to communicate better and negotiate issues for improved family relationships.
  • (See final 4 bullet descriptions of Healing In Harmony work).
Expected in 05/2007 to to Bachelor of Science | Music Therapy Utah State University, Logan, UT GPA:
Expected in 05/2001 to to Associate of Arts | Communications Brigham Young University - Idaho, Rexburg, ID GPA:
Expected in 05/1998 to to High School Diploma | Bear Lake High School, Montpelier, ID GPA:
  • Creativity & Artistic Expression, Singer/Songwriter/Actress/Speaker
  • Improvisation through Music and Spoken Word
  • Facilitation of Group Dynamics and Engagement
  • Instructional Methods to Meet Group & Individual Needs
  • Creating Meaningful Connections 1:1
  • Relationship/Team Building & Problem Solving
  • Effective Communicator and Dynamic Public Speaker
  • Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Hand Bells, World Drums & Percussion
  • Approachable and Outgoing
  • Independent and Persistent
  • Attention to Detail
  • Board-Certified Music Therapist since 2008
  • Specialized Training in Dialectal Behavioral Therapy
  • Launched Clothing Brand for Women in March 2021
  • Program Director for Rising Up Together Organization
  • Recognition for Outstanding Field Work, Service, & Musicianship
  • Songwriting Scholarship Winner for Western Region Music Therapy Association
  • Performed female lead role of "Polly" in the stage musical "Crazy For You" 2005
  • Singer/Dancer for USU Institutes of Religion Touring Group
  • Served an 18-month full time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Finalist in Utah's Very Own American Idol
  • Back-up singer for Barry Manilow Concert in SLC 2002
  • Performed with USU's Elite Performance Group "Sunburst Singers" for Sun Valley Jazz Festival Floorshow entertainment, "Aggie Carolers", "The Celebrate America Show" and "The Glenn Miller Show"
  • Vocalist for self-owned Topaz Jazz Combo and for Utah State University Jazz Orchestra & Ensembles
  • Top 20 Contestant of World-Wide Gospel Talent Search
  • Singer/Dancer/Actress at Playmill Theatre 2001 (West Yellowstone, WY)
  • Special Olympics Director of Programs & Entertainment
  • Presence & Composure Scholarship recipient - Jr. Miss Idaho Pageant
  • Scholarships in Academics & Performance
  • Student Internship Scholarship Recipient
  • Drama Competition - State Finalist
  • Drama Competition - District 2nd Place Winner
  • National Pizza Hut Commercial

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School Attended

  • Utah State University
  • Brigham Young University - Idaho
  • Bear Lake High School

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  • Owner of Music Makers
  • Creative Arts Therapist


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  • High School Diploma

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