Janelle Mitchell, MM, MT-BC is originally from Melbourne, Florida and received her bachelor’s degree in music therapy from The Florida State University. Janelle completed her 6-month internship at Golisano’s Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Upon graduating, Janelle returned to Florida State and completed her master’s degree in Music therapy, as well as her thesis, “Music Preferences of Geriatric Clients within Three Sub-Populations.” Janelle started her first job in Columbia, SC where she gained experience in private practice, specifically, with clients with disabilites, mental health facilites and organizations, and senior care centers. Janelle also has experience working full time as director of recreation at an assisted living facility. Janelle has been practicing music therapy since 2013 and has been a board certified music therapist (MT-BC) since 2012. Janelle is actively involved with the Music Therapy Association of South Carolina and is a member of the sc Music Therapy State Task Force.