Shonda Malik, MT-BC Board Certified Music Therapist
Shonda Malik, MT-BC
Education/Training Shonda Malik graduated from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio with a Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy, and completed a Master’s Degree at Wright State University in the Mental Health Counseling Graduate Program. She is using the credential of Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) towards expanding her resources in the interest of the highest quality care for the clients she is privileged to serve. Experience Shonda worked for 9 years as a subcontractor for Miami Valley Music Therapy which serves the Dayton, Ohio area. Populations served include public schools, adult day programming, long-term residential for adults with developmental disabilities, integrated preschool classrooms, hospice, and home based services. A specialty of Shonda's focus is work with children on the autism spectrum.
Shonda established her own music therapy company, Music Therapy Care LLC, in 2011. Contracts currently held include adult mental health programs, day programs for adults with developmental disabilities, and a private school autism program in Kettering. In addition to practicing music therapy, Shonda has taught piano for fifteen years, working with both typical and special needs students.
Jordan graduated from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio with a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Therapy. She completed her music therapy internship at Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee, Florida where she provided rehabilitative treatment for clients with severe mental illnesses and comorbid disorders. After working at another state psychiatric hospital near Fresno, California she returned to Cincinnati to work at a community based music therapy non-profit. Populations served included students at public schools, adults with disabilities at day programs, adult and geriatric patients at acute and long term behavioral health hospitals, and children and teens on the autism spectrum. Jordan has also taught guitar lessons for 6 years, working with both typical and neurodivergent students.