Board-Certified Music Therapists, Master Level Art Therapists
Anne Vitort, MT-BC, MBA, Hospice and Palliative Care music Therapist
Dan has been a subcontractor for UpBeat for over 4 years and his clients love his calm, accepting demeanor, inviting presence, strong clinical skills and top-notch guitar work. Dan, a native Southern Californian, is a jazz guitarist and drummer with experience in recording arts studies. He's a Marylhurst graduate with a Bachelor of Music Therapy degree.
DIANE CHAVEZ, MA, LMHCA
Diane Chavez is an Art Therapist from Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her dedication to Art Therapy makes her sessions stimulating, fun and transformational. Her kind heart and enthusiasm are very evident and appreciated by her clients.
Erin has been an MT-BC for over a decade, relocating to Portland from California in 2016. She is a vocalist who also plays flute, guitar, piano and drums. Erin is warm, compassionate, intuitive and enjoys utilizing her clinical skills to help clients achieve their goals and improve their quality of life. Erin and her husband are also gigging musicians.
jake beck, mt-BC
Jake brings years of music therapy experience to UpBeat, including rehabilitation settings, hospice, DD, and Alzheimer's. Jake holds a Bachelor of Music from Knox College in Illinois and a Bachelor of Music Therapy from Marylhurst University in Oregon. Jake has additional training in Neurologic Music Therapy and Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapy. Jake is an accomplished guitarist with over 20 years' experience, and is an improvisational musician and songwriter. His family includes wife Brooke (a Naturopathic Doctor) and 3 children.