Meryl Brown MM, MT-BC, DT, owner of Developing Melodies, is a board certified music therapist and professional member of both the American Music Therapy Association and the Illinois Association for Music Therapy, where she currently serves as Treasurer. She received her master’s degree in Music Therapy from Illinois State University and holds a bachelor’s degree from the Crane School of Music at The State University of New York College at Potsdam, where she majored in Music Education. Meryl has been providing music therapy for individuals since 2006. She has worked with a variety of populations including early intervention, individuals with autism, pediatrics and pediatric intensive care, adult mental health, and the elderly. Meryl received her credential as a Developmental Specialist in January of 2008, which allows her to work more closely with children ages 0-3 years in the Early Intervention Program in the state of Illinois.