Freddy is a music therapist specializing in working with children and adolescents. In 2013, he received his Bachelor’s in Music Therapy from Appalachian State University and is currently working on his thesis for his master’s degree in Music Therapy from Slippery Rock University, which looks at how music improvisation can assess queer people of color’s experiences of their racial and sexuality identities in various social contexts. Since beginning his clinical experience in 2013, Freddy has worked with a variety of individuals including adolescents with trauma histories, children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities, LGBTQIA adolescents, adults with mental health disorders and addictions, and older adults with dementia. Freddy belongs to several professional organization including the American Music Therapy Association, the Black Music Therapist Network, and the Music Therapy Association of North Carolina. Freddy has a deep commitment to serving the community, utilizing music to empower marginalized individuals and communities, as well as addressing inter-sectional issues specifically geared toward identity integration.
Location: Pasadena Villa Outpatient - Raleigh, NC