Meet the Music Therapists
Elisabeth Norris has been a Music Therapist at SSAL since 2013. She is responsible for the development, management and evaluation of programming. She works closely with staff at partner facilities to implement and manage programs within each facility. She works with SSAL leadership to cultivate relationships with all partnering facilities and to promote the benefits of increased participation to meet seniors’ needs. She has effectively brought a heightened level of professionalism and organization to all areas of SSAL programming. She has established positive and supportive relationships with seniors, their families and staff/leadership at partnering facilities, thus positioning SSAL for greater impact on those it serves and a sustainable future serving the community.
Elisabeth received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy from Western Michigan University and interned with Spectrum Health Neuro Rehabilitation Services, working with adults with traumatic brain injury and older adults. She has been working clinically with older adults for the past four years.