Meet our board members! Serving for the members of our association, as well as with people of Utah, we hope to help educate and support the development of music therapy in our state.
Brandtley Henderson, MM, MT-BC was born in West Jordan, Utah. He graduated from Utah State University, where he received bachelor degrees in music therapy and vocal performance. He then did his music therapy internship with Earthtones Music Therapy Services in Portland, Oregon. He went on to receive a master’s degree in music from Brigham Young University. Since 2009 he has worked as the music therapist at the Utah State Hospital in Provo, Utah, where he works with patients with a broad range of psychiatric and mental health needs. He’s passionate about equality and social justice, and is grateful for the chance to serve our wonderful music therapy community of Utah.
Originally from Iowa, Katie graduated from Wartburg College in 2014 with her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy and Music Education. She completed her Master’s Degree in Music Therapy with an emphasis in counseling at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in 2018. Katie has worked in a variety of settings including skilled nursing, special education, adolescent behavioral health treatment, domestic violence shelters, adult inpatient physical rehabilitation, adult inpatient and residential psychiatric facilities, and currently works full time at Primary Children’s Hospital focusing primarily on the oncology unit and serving as an internship supervisor. Katie completed clinical mental health counseling licensure requirements in the state of Utah in 2021 and was recently published in Music Therapy Perspectives.
Jennifer works as a music therapist at the Huntsman Mental Health Institute in Salt Lake City. She graduated from Utah State University in 2016 and has also worked in memory care and private practice. Jennifer enjoys writing, bullet journaling, and dressing up like previous time periods.
Scott has a Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy from Utah State University. Scott is also trained in Neurologic Music Therapy.He currently works full time as a music specialist/therapist at Elizabeth Academy, in his 6th year.He previously worked at Harmony Music Therapy, where he provided music therapy services in Salt Lake and Davis Counties. His experience also includes music therapy service provision at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah and at Meaningful Day Services in Indianapolis, Indiana where he worked with individuals with mild to severe disabilities including: intellectual disability, autism, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, apraxia with aphasia, communication delay, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety, depression, alopecia, blindness, seizures, pervasive developmental disorder, hearing impairment, and Bi-Polar disorder, ages 8-50.