Each year as the summer comes to an end, ITA says goodbye to our summer interns and welcomes in a new group of fall interns. We wish our music therapy intern, Julliana Castaneda, all the best as she takes the next steps to become a board-certified music therapist. Thank you for all of your work!
We’re excited to welcome four new clinical and administrative interns this fall. If you’re interested in learning about training opportunities with ITA, visit our Training page for more information. Keep reading to learn more about ITA’s newest team members:
Mollie is a music therapy intern from California. She studied music therapy at California State University, Northridge, with classical guitar being her primary instrument. She enjoys crafts, playing instruments, baking, and spending time with her family (cat and dog included). She is looking forward to working with ITA’s intelligent and kind staff!
Carolyn is from Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where she completed her Bachelor’s in Psychology. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Counseling and Art Therapy from Adler University. She has experience with a variety of art materials, ranging from paints to crochet to found objects. She is thrilled to begin her art therapy career through her internship at ITA!
Trisha is originally from Clare, Michigan and is a music therapy intern at ITA. She is currently completing her graduate-equivalency in music therapy at Ohio University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Music and Psychology from Central Michigan University. In her spare time, Trisha enjoys playing clarinet, coloring, hiking, reading, and traveling. She is looking forward to working with the team at ITA and growing in her experience with creative arts therapies.
LaSheena Williams is a playwright, director and producer. Producing original contemporary work that speaks to the issues of violence against women and children, mental health, and those impacted by special needs. LaSheena has created spaces in churches, girls’ detention centers and theaters to offer resources and a sense of community. Williams is a second year Master of Divinity graduate student, works with the Center for the Church and the Black Experience at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, is an Associate Artistic Director and teaches improv to elementary students in Evanston, IL. LaSheena will be completing work towards her degree in ITA’s administrative internship program.