Music Therapists

juliabethrunkleJULIA BETH RUNKLE, MT-BC (2014) received her B.A. in Music Therapy from California State University, Northridge with voice as her principal instrument. Her clinical training was at Professional Child Development Associates in Pasadena, CA where she provided music therapy services to children with a variety of developmental delays. Ms. Runkle is a client-centered therapist who focuses on the unique needs of each individual to create musical experiences that promote optimum social, emotional, psychological, and physical development. Ms. Runkle has worked with diverse clients including those with developmental and learning disabilities, geriatric and memory care, traumatic brain injury, physical disabilities, pediatric oncology, and visual impairments.
Mission and Richmond District Branches

IAN FRANKLIN WILKERSON, MT-BC, NMT (2007), Music Therapy. BM, Dual Degree:   Music Therapy & Songwriting, Berklee College of Music. Principle instruments: Guitar/Voice.   Clinical training, Community Music Center of Boston, MA.   Person-centered therapist and teacher specializing in supporting creativity, self-expression and self-empowerment.   In private practice Wilkerson owns Bay Area Music Therapy with three satellite studio office locations:   Santa Rosa, Oakland and San Francisco.  Also a recording and performing artist and band-leader:    Ian Franklin Band (eclectic pop-rock), W.I.S.H. (ambient tribal rock) and Cop The Idiom (folk-hop).
Richmond District Branch