Erin Spring holds a bachelor's and master's degree in music therapy from Ohio University where she studied under Anita Louise Steele and Mrs. Kamile Geist.Ms. Spring has interned as a music therapist at the Cleveland Music School Settlement and in the Cleveland Clinic Palliative Care Unit.Currently, Erin is the owner of Central Ohio Music Therapy in Circleville, Ohio, which provides music therapy services throughout 10 counties in central and southeast Ohio.Erin is a neurologically trained music therapist serving a variety of populations including the terminally ill, individuals with autism and developmental disabilities, geriatric adults, patients receiving obstetric and general hospital care and children experiencing grief. Her thesis research focused on collaboration, exploring the collaborative terminology and the teaching models used to train upcoming professionals in collaborative work.
Along with presenting music therapy talks to community groups, high schools and colleges throughout Ohio, Ms. Spring is also a regular presenter at the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) national and regional conferences. In addition to her music therapy practice, Erin is also an accomplished vocalist.Erin has studied voice with Dr. Patricia Pease, Mrs. Stephanie Mouat and Mrs. Lorna Frank. She has performed around her community as a soloist and with various ensembles.Erin is also the director of the Circleville Presbyterian Handbell Choir and the Roundtown Ringers Community Handbell and Chime Choir.When she's not leading music therapy sessions, you will often find her volunteering with her therapy dog Oscar, providing pet therapy services to patients, students, and anyone else who's quality of life is improved when there's a dog around. Erin is also a member of the Ohio Music Education Association, and is an active marching band adjudicator.