Kelly Porten, MT-BC

Kelly Porten, MT-BC

MUSIC THERAPY

Kelly graduated from the College of Wooster in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy. Kelly has experience working with many populations but has enjoyed working with children and adults with developmental disabilities. Since completing her internship in January of 2015, she has been working with individuals with the Indiana Medicaid Waiver. Using her own identity as a member of the autistic community, Kelly specializes in providing communication and sensory supports for people with autism. She believes in presuming competence in all people, and practices from a disability studies, trauma-informed, and multi-culturally responsive mindset. Kelly believes in walking with a person in their own journey to reach their own goals. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys reading, making crafts, petting her cats, and taking nature walks.