Elizabeth Linder, MM, MT-BC, NMT is a Board Certified Music Therapist and member of the Academy of Neurologic Music Therapy. She completed her Master’s degree from Colorado State University. Elizabeth was an intern at the University Hospital Health Systems in Cleveland, OH. She has worked with a variety of populations including patients with terminal illness, autism, developmental delays, stroke and neurologic impairment.
Her research emphasis is in childhood trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and how healing is facilitated utilizing various support groups.
She has served in Colorado Association for Music Therapy (CAMT) and her BA is from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI where she earned a degree in Music, and double minor in Psychology and Sociology.
Elizabeth is a mother of three growing school aged girls, and is always reaching for the work-life balance.
Founder, Elizabeth Linder, MM, MT-BC
In 2010, Amy completed both her undergraduate degree and her masters degree in music therapy at Colorado State University, where there was an emphasis on Neurologic Music Therapy.
She has clinical experience working in a wide variety of settings and populations. Some of these include trauma-influenced children, children on the autism spectrum, and adults and children with disabilities. She is the founder of Make Sound Music Therapy, a private practice that has been serving Northern Colorado since 2010. She has also been a lead therapist at Rocky Mountain Music Therapist since 2010.
When she's not utilizing music to help others, she loves to share her heart through performance. She also loves working with people and helping them develop a passion for music through voice, ukulele, guitar, and piano lessons.
She never misses a chance to be in the mountains with her family, listen to a live concert, or sit alone in her studio, singing and playing guitar.
Lead Therapist, Amy Augenstein, MM, MT-BC
Anastasia Canfield hails from Texas, but has found a new home in Colorado since 2013. She completed her master’s equivalency degree in Neurologic Music Therapy from Colorado State University in 2016. Since then, she has worked for Rocky Mountain Music Therapy, Highlands Behavioral Health, and the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Fort Logan. She specializes in music therapy with mental health populations across the lifespan and children and young adults with developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Anastasia serves as treasurer for the Colorado Association for Music Therapy and is an avid music therapy conference attendee and presenter — having presented student passages sessions, concurrent lecture sessions, and Continuing Music Therapy Education courses. She serves as RMMT’s social media and website coordinator, practicum supervisor, and hiring assistant manager.
Anastasia is currently studying the Psychology of Leadership online from ivy league university, Cornell, and plans to go back to school to study counseling/clinical psychology to combine her expertise in music therapy and psychology to further serve her clients. In her [not so] free time, she enjoys hiking, attending concerts, playing with her acoustic duo Still, We Rise, spending time with her dog and cat, Bane and Jaina, gardening, and reading.
Board-Certified Music Therapist, Social Media/Website Coordinator, CAMT Treasurer, Registered Psychotherapist, Anastasia Canfield, MM, MT-BC, RP
Genavieve Lundblad is a Board-Certified Music Therapist with her Masters in Music Therapy from Shenandoah University. Originally from Brooklyn, Iowa, Genavieve grew up on a farm with a passion for music. She followed the path of becoming a classically trained pianist learning from a wide variety of masters at Grinnell College (Grinnell, Iowa) and Rocky Ridge Music Center (Estes Park, Colorado). Interested in pursuing a range of artistry, she entered Shenandoah Conservatory in 1993 studying piano performance and dance. Wanting to use her musical talents to reach out to others, she then added music therapy as a course of study.
Upon graduating with her undergrad degrees in 1998 she settled in Hagerstown, Maryland where she established a music studio called Sonata, Inc. This is where she taught piano, guitar, ukulele and voice lessons, Creative Music Classes for parents and children, and developed a successful music therapy practice employing four additional music therapists to meet the needs of the community. In 2002 she began her graduate degree work while collaborating with Washington County Hospital to develop a music therapy protocol and permanent music therapy position for working with individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury or stroke. Once completed in 2005, Genavieve (Miss Gena as her young students and clients call her) and her growing family moved here to Erie, Colorado. She now runs Encore Colorado Music Studio out of her home and provides music therapy services through Rocky Mountain Music Therapy. On weekends you can find Genavieve , her daughter and twin boys enjoying the music of nature while hiking, fishing, bicycling, and playing sports together.
Board-Certified Music Therapist, Genavieve Lundblad, MMT, MT-BC
Andrea Otero is a Board Certified Music Therapist with her Masters in Music Therapy from Colorado State University. Andrea has been involved in music for most of her life as she started piano lessons at age seven and also played flute in band growing up. Andrea decided to pursue music in college and received a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Northern Colorado. Shortly after her graduation from UNC, Andrea decided to pursue Music Therapy based on her passion for music as well as her passion for helping others. Andrea completed an Equivalency Masters program at Colorado State University. She has worked with a variety of populations including individuals who have suffered a stroke, mental illness, autism, and older adults with dementia.
Andrea currently lives in Windsor, CO with her husband and two dogs. In her spare time, Andrea enjoys playing piano and guitar, hiking and spending time with family and friends.
Board-Certified Music Therapist, Andrea Otero, MM, MT-BC
Karrie is a Music Therapy intern, attending St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, Terre Haute, Indiana. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Piano Pedagogy, and is a former special education teacher. In 2016, having spent decades dreaming of living in Colorado, Karrie left Texas to continue the study of music therapy alongside Neurologic Music Therapists in Boulder County.
Her research emphasis is in the neurological implications of trauma, including but not limited to PTSD related to war and violence, Traumatic Brain Injury, Domestic Violence, childhood trauma, and the diverse avenues that promote healing, healthy attachments, and safety.
In her spare time, Karrie plays at local open mics with friends, attends concerts, and hikes some local trails with her 11 year old dog, Otis.