Robin Parker - Owner
Music therapy - instruction - more
Music is a therapy. It is a communication far more powerful
than words, far more immediate, far more efficient.
meet the therapists
Robin Parker is a 2006 graduate of Charleston Southern University. As a board certified music therapist, she has over 10 years experience working with people from birth to death using music to help them achieve their nonmusical goals. Some areas she is most passionate about are Autism Spectrum Disorders, Mental Health and Alzheimers/Dementia.
In addition to her work at Polyphony, Robin serves as the Music Director for New Zion Baptist Church, the past President of the Pee Dee Business & Professional Women’s Network, and the President of the Music Therapy Association of South Carolina. In 2016, she was named Business Woman of the Year by the Lake City Chamber of Commerce.
Robin is passionate about her work, and improving the lives of others.
Emily Perry is a board-certified music therapist who earned a degree in music therapy from Baldwin Wallace University. Emily also attend a semester abroad at the University of Heidelberg SRH where she studied different approaches to music therapy. Emily completed her music therapy internship at Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee, Florida.
In addition to hospice, Emily has experience providing services for children and adults living with multiple disabilities, as well as older adults living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Emily’s passion to be involved in her profession and Community have led her to such activities as: Treasurer of the Great Lakes Region for Music Therapy Students, Leader of Community Music at Berea United
Methodist Church, Lead Residential Assistant among other duties for three years at Baldwin Wallace University.
Emily is very excited to be pursuing her passion of music therapy and being able to help others in
PRIVATE ONE-ON-ONE LESSONS
30-60 MINUTES WEEKLY
Lessons taught in a clinical setting.
Goals are outlined by the individualized treatment plan.
Possible goals may include :
socialization, self expression, fine & gross motor skills, cognition, attention to task, impulse control.
Individualized activities are designed using the client's specific music preferences to create experiences that will engage the client and work to master the goals specified in their assessment. These interventions may include singing, instrument play, movement to music, musical games, songwriting and lyric analysis.
GROUP MUSIC THERAPY
TYPICALLY 45 MINUTES
Weekly, Biweekly or Monthly
Group sessions are provided for groups of 4 or more participants. Sessions can be provided either in the clinic or within a facility such as senior living, school setting,
Group music therapy interventions utilize client preferred musical activities such as singing, instrument play, musical games, movement to music, lyric analysis and songwriting to address group specific goals. These goals may consist of socialization, communication, positive leisure skills, motor skills, academic skills etc.
PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS
30 MINUTES WEEKLY
Provided in the studio.
Currently teaching piano, guitar, voice and ukulele.
Music groups, classes and camps designed for special audiences including themed summer camps, performance based master classes, mommy & me groups, sibling therapy groups
What people say
Robin is a valued member of my son's therapist family. She has been with Casey the longest out of all the therapists he has had. We are so grateful for Mrs. Robin and Polyphony Music Therapy Services! She is flexible with his goals as she does not use a "cookie cutter" approach. Music therapy, particularly with Robin's experience, has been a blessing and I highly recommend using Polyphony Music Therapy Services!!
Robin was so excellent with my non verbal son.
She is so loving and kind and talented!
Johnny Mac attended this program & absolutely loved it!! I've already signed him up for July!! You can look at the pictures & tell how much fun the kids had!!
Connor loved it!!!
Interested in seeing what Polyphony can do for your student or group? Call or email to start the conversation.
135 W Main St
Lake City, South Carolina