Toby Williams is a credentialed music therapist and licensed creative arts therapist (http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/mhp/catbroch.htm) with a master’s degree in music therapy from New York University. She is the director of the music therapy program at The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and an adjunct professor at New York University. Toby is the founder of the music therapy program at Reach for the Stars Learning Center, a private school for children with autism spectrum disorders, where she continues to work with children and train clinical interns. A focus on breath and voice work is central to her philosophy and practice.
Working for many years with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders, Toby believes in using the connecting, motivating and dynamic qualities of music to address clinical social, physical and emotional development. Toby’s background as a professional jazz vocalist, voice teacher and early education music instructor has led to many speaking engagements, teaching and supervision opportunities.
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