Gabriela Ortiz, MS, MT-BC
   
 

Title
Creative Arts Therapy Coordinator

Email
gabriela.ortiz@mountsinai.org

Phone
212.241.6797

Fax
212.427.3049

Bio
Gabriela Ortiz, MS, MT-BC, is a Nordoff-Robbins trained music therapist focusing in work with children to young adults across various populations. She is the Creative Arts Therapy Coordinator and researcher at Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai, where she works in the pediatric emergency department and inpatient units. Gabriela is currently involved in a research study examining the impact of a child life and music therapy procedural support intervention on parental perception of a child's distress during IV placement. Gabriela is also coordinator and clinician at MarbleJam Kids, Inc, where she provides individual and group music therapy sessions for Spanish speaking children and their families. In addition, Gabriela has served as adjunct professor for undergraduate music therapy majors, and has presented at national and international conferences on music-centered music therapy.

Credentials
BM: Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy- Mansfield University, Mansfield PA
MS: Master of Science in Music Therapy- Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY

Certification:
Licensed Creative Arts Therapist- Limited Permit
Post-Graduate Certification in Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy August 2012
Board-Certified Music Therapist with the Certification, Board for Music Therapists, Inc.

Professional Organization Memberships
American Music Therapy Association

Special Interests
Music-centered music therapy, improvisation, & multi-cultural music therapy

Presentations
World Congress of Music Therapy 2014
, Krems, Austria
Title: Parallel Process in Music Therapy Supervision

World Congress of Music Therapy 2014, Krems, Austria
Title: The Individual Music-Centered Assessment Profile (IMCAP-ND) in Self-Assessment

Molloy College Institute for Lifelong Learning, Rockville Centre, NY
Title: Music Making to Regulate and Facilitate Engagement and Communication

Molloy College IMCAP, Rockville Centre, NY
Title: A Music-Centered Microanalysis of the Therapist in the Clinical Setting

Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of The American Music Therapy Association, Baltimore, MD
CMTE Title: The Clinical Use of Story Songs

National Conference of The American Music Therapy Association, Atlanta, GA
Title: CMTE: The Therapist’s Ability to Relate, Engage and Communicate Using the IMCAP-ND

Mid-Atlantic Passages Conference of The American Music Therapy Association, Rockville Centre, NY
Title: Story Songs: Examining Nordoff-Robbins Music

Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of The American Music Therapy Association,Saratoga Springs, NY
Title: The Therapist’s Ability to Relate, Engage, and Communicate Using the IMCAP-ND

Mid-Atlantic Passages Conference of The American Music Therapy Association, Slippery Rock, PA
Title: Parallel Process Between a Primary and Co-Therapists Work with a Child with Autism