Christopher Kelley, MT-BC, NICU-MT

Music Therapist

Christopher A. Kelley, MT-BC, NICU-MT earned his Bachelor’s in Music Performance at Western Kentucky University in 2006 where he performed with the Bowling Green Western Symphony Orchestra for 4 years. He earned his Master’s in Music Therapy at the University of Kentucky in 2018 and completed his 6-month internship at the Northeast Florida State Hospital where he gained clinical experience working with adult and elderly individuals with mental and physical illness. The hospital is a state-funded facility that works towards rehabilitating and reintegrating individuals into society. Christopher has earned his NICU-MT credentials by completing his neonatal intensive care training at the Kentucky Children’s Hospital where he provided music therapy care to infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome.

  • Master’s in Music Therapy, University of Kentucky, 2018
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – Music Therapy, Kentucky Children’s Hospital, 2018
  • Board-Certified Music Therapist, 2017
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Performance, Western Kentucky University, 2006

  • Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT)
  • American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)

  • Experience working with individuals with schizophrenia, schizoaffective, bipolar disorder, depression, substance abuse, and anger management.
  • Knowledgeable in providing care to individuals with physical and neurological disabilities, such as cerebral palsy, and helping them to adapt when maintaining activities of daily living (ADLs).
  • Knowledgeable in neonatal care and early childhood development.

  • Spending time with fiancé and future step-daughter
  • Listening and performing music
  • Playing with my dog, Charlie
  • Hiking and camping
Christopher Kelley, MT-BC, NICU-MT


  • Jeffersonville