Gretchen Chardos Benner

gretchen chardos bennerPiedmont Music Therapy, LLC (PMT) is a private practice founded by alumna Gretchen Chardos Benner, LMSW, MT-BC (B.S. Music Therapy & B.M. Performance, 2007) in 2013, servicing the Carolinas. The mission of PMT is to engage, empower, and accompany individuals to reach their goals grounded in the frameworks of music therapy and social work.

PMT became a Certification Board for Music Therapists Approved Provider #P-175 earlier this year. The business has been able to expand service offerings beyond music therapy and music instruction to the Greater Charlotte Area by also supporting the educational growth of music therapists. Training courses so far have covered topics such as diversified treatment approaches, researched practices, and ethical considerations.

More info is available at their website or on their Facebook and Instagram channels.


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