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Katie Down, LCAT, MT-BC, MMT, MM



Sound Well Creative Arts Therapy, PLLC, is an integrative creative arts psychotherapy and intuitive healing practice with a focus on mindfulness, creativity, sound and music to help foster insight, acceptance and joy while providing tools for managing symptoms attributed to anxiety and depression. 

Katie Down, (LCAT, MT-BC, MMT, MM) is a trauma-informed psychotherapist and licensed creative arts therapist, incorporating sound,  music, EMDR, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Reiki to help people to alleviate symptoms of anxiety, depression and physical pain from trauma by recognizing our inherent healthy selves through body-mind awareness and creative expression. She is  the Department Chair of Music Therapy at the Brooklyn Music School and co-directs Maha Rose's Sound School and the SoundBodyTM sound training program. Katie runs clinical supervision groups each month for healing arts professionals working with sound and music in their clinical practice.​

Creative Arts Therapy is psychotherapy using the expressive arts as a way of processing and opening in the journey of self-actualization and well-being and it's through the line of self-inquiry in creative processes that we are able to access a deeper understanding and acceptance of ourselves and situations that might otherwise seem insurmountable.

Drawing from  the tools and techniques found in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Deep Listening, creativity, and somatic psychotherapies, we are able to identify patterns and make conscious decisions for creating new pathways towards optimal health through what I call the 3 C's of  Mindfulness in Therapy: Compassion, Creativity and Curiosity - to help us connect to  the knowledge and wisdom of the body and the mind already inherent within each of us.  

Healing is a journey, both internally and externally and the mystery of that journey is held safely in our work together to achieve balance in the midst of life's challenges.

To book a session or to make an appointment for a 20 minute phone consultation please fill out the Contact Form, call 917-426-4393 or click HERE  to send an email and you inquiry will be responded to within 48 hours. If this is an emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.  I look forward to hearing from you.