Bachelor of Music, Music Therapy, Berklee College of Music
Sam works at Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital with adults with chronic mental illness and substance use disorder. In addition to recovery-centered music therapy groups promoting hope and self-direction, she also facilitates improvisational drumming, hip hop analysis, and music-based leisure groups for ten inpatient psychiatric units. She supervises undergraduate interns from Anna Maria College and aBerklee College of Music, and maintains a private music therapy practice centered in Boston for adults with multiple impairments. She studied afro-cuban and brazilian hand percussion in conjunction with music therapy at Berklee College of Music.