Hannah Zacharias, BM, MT-BC

Hannah Zacharias is a board-certified Music Therapist and received her bachelor’s degree in Music

Therapy from Radford University in Virginia. She completed her internship in March 2021 at Sentara

Neurology Specialists Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia.

 

Hannah has been a flautist for 12 years, but is also proficient on piano, guitar, voice, drums, and ukulele.

During her practicums and internship, Hannah worked in a variety of settings, including older adult

residential facilities, psychiatric hospitals, pediatric hospitals, and outpatient neurorehabilitation. She

has experience working with clients of varying diagnoses and abilities, including traumatic brain injuries,

strokes, aphasia, developmental and intellectual disabilities, autism, dementia, Parkinson’s and ADHD.

 

Hannah utilizes a person-centered music therapy approach during sessions. She believes that individuals

should have an opportunity to share their preferences and thoughts as it can aid in strengthening the

therapeutic process, as well as encouraging a positive relationship with music. Hannah feels that music

therapy provides a safe environment for individuals to express themselves and experience the joyous

benefits of music and music-making.