Katelyn Farris, MT-BC

Music Therapist

Katelyn was born and raised in Runnelstown, Mississippi, a small town outside of Hattiesburg. She attended William Carey University in Hattiesburg, MS, where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music Therapy in 2013. Katelyn completed her 6-month clinical internship at The Baddour Center, a residential community for adults with intellectual disabilities in Senatobia, MS. She has clinical experience working with children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disorders, adults on the autism spectrum, adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, and older adults.

Katelyn will graduate with her M.S. degree in Music Therapy from Radford University in May 2016. During her time at Radford, she has held a position as Graduate Teaching Assistant in which she supervised the clinical work of undergraduate and graduate equivalency music therapy students. Her graduate clinical project focused on the impact of Community Music Therapy on social inclusion for young adults with neurodevelopmental disorders.

Katelyn is very excited to be joining the Meaningful Day Services team and looks forward to serving the southern Indiana region.


  • William Carey University, B.M Music Therapy 2013
  • Certification Board of Music Therapists licensure, 2013
  • Radford University, M.S. Music Therapy 2016

  • American Music Therapy Association

  • Adults with developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorder
  • Community Music Therapy principles and practice
  • Studied classical voice for 8 years; experience in therapeutic applications of voice lessons

  • Crossfit
  • Playing with her dog
  • Friends and family
Katelyn Farris, MT-BC

Catchments:

  • Jeffersonville