Our Board Certified Music Therapists (MT-BC’s) possess exceptional clinical skills, and are dedicated to increasing functional outcomes for the patients we serve.
Our Beginnings :
We thank Becca and Melissa, for their dedication and work between 2013 - 2018. They contributed significantly to our growth and helped pave the way for many of our current hospital based programs.
Rebecca Wilson, MM, MT-BC, NICU-MT
Master's Degree, Trained in Neurologic Music Therapy Techniques, certified as NICU-MT, and has worked as a Medical Music Therapy, with specialization in Parkinson's Groups ("Resilient Rhythms"). She served our largest hospital program between 2013-2018, and has since moved on with new challenges.
Check out Becca providing Music Therapy in the NICU
Melissa Rousek, MT-BC
Specializing in Senior Care Services, End of Life Needs, Dementia & Alzheimer's Care. Melissa just wrapped up her involvement in Dementia research related to the MATADOC and cared for our Senior and Hospice needs between 2013-2018. She is currently completing education for certification in Hospice & Palliative Care Music Therapy (HPMT) and has moved on to new career challenges.
Stephanie Kleba, MT-BC, NICU-MT, NMT
Stephanie began her Music Therapy career in 1990 after received her training at Florida State University. She is the founder of Expressive Healthcare Solutions (since 2004). Stephanie is a Neurologic Music Therapist (NMT) and holds Neonatal Music Therapy Certification (NICU-MT). Experienced working with diverse populations, Stephanie’s expertise includes; Developing Hospital Inpatient & Outpatient Programs, Rehabilitation Services, Mental Health, Senior Care, and Hospice work.
Meet Our Current Team
Jessica is a Board Certified - Music Therapist (MT-BC), with NICU-MT Certification. She comes to us with medical, NICU and mental health experience. She has also been involved in NICU-MT research supporting University of Louisville. Jessica also has experience working with Norton Healthcare System. Jessica joined the EHS team March 2018.
Jess covers much of our hospital work in the western suburbs. She also provides weekly groups supporting mental health and senior needs.
Caitlin serves palliative needs, and cancer care in Lake Forest area and Greyslake locations. Caitlin covers most of our hospital needs in the northern suburbs of Chicago.
Caitlin, a MT-BC, joined our team in April of 2018. She is most recently from Oregon, but is glad to be returning back home to her first home, Chicago. Caitlin is a Neurologic Music Therapist, NICU-MT, and also holds credentials of HPMT (Hospice Music Therapist), DT (Certified Child Development Specialist) and DIR Therapist (Certified Developmental Therapist).
Maggie Brown, MT-BC was with our group between 2016-2018. She has since relocated her music therapy work closer to family. We thank Maggie for the expertise she brought and her positive attitude.