The mission of Hands in Harmony is to provide quality services while working collaboratively to optimize overall treatment and progress. We are striving to offer multiple therapeutic services to a variety of clientele (and families) in one center.
Our goal is to increase access and awareness of music therapy services across RI. Hands in Harmony focuses on treating all aspects of the individual by offering collaborative and consultative music therapy services to all clients. We strive to maximize the greatest potential of all clients we service. We collaborate closely with other disciplines utilizing evidence based techniques and strategies to individualize and optimize the overall well-being of every client we service.
Hands in Harmony is a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC.) established in 2005 and incorporated in 2008 by Neurologic, Board Certified and Licensed music therapist Nicole O’Malley, MT-BC, NMT LPMT that offers quality neurologic music therapy services throughout RI and nearby MA to groups and individuals of all ages. Hands in Harmony was formed due to steady increase in demand of music therapy services throughout RI and MA. As of 2015, Hands in Harmony staffs three full time Board-Certified, Licensed Music Therapists, a full time Office Manager and a Director of Finance. We provide services in a multitude of facilities across RI and part of MA including early intervention, school systems, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, and home based services. Hands in Harmony is currently the only facility in Rhode Island offering Neurologic Music Therapy and one of the first in New England to offer Neurologic Music Therapy services since it’s establishment in 2008. We are passionate about combining evidence based techniques/strategies and maintaining current research while offer a multidisciplinary approach to service our clients.
The expansion of Hands in Harmony will include collaboration of varying forms of therapy/treatment both in group as well as individual services truly meeting multiple needs of a group/individual.
Hands in Harmony established a collaborative relationship with Women and Infants Hospital of RI (through Care New England). We are now housed within a satellite location of Women and Infants Hospital.
Hands in Harmony was the forerunner behind recent legislation that passed in RI establishing a music therapy registry in the state. All of our music therapists are Licensed to practice in the state of Rhode Island as of 2016. Hands in Harmony regularly presents at local support groups/conferences and is commencing relationships with a variety of clientèle throughout the state.