Freddy Perkins, MT-BC

Freddy is a triangle area native, born and raised. Growing up in Durham, NC, Freddy grew up in household that focused on science and technology. He attended Appalachian State University, where he originally was declared as a computer science major and music minor. However after realizing his passion for music and helping others, he quickly switched to music therapy after his first semester. He completed his coursework in May 2013. Soon after he completed a six-month music therapy internship in December 2013, fulfilling all of his degree requirements.

Freddy has experience working with adolescents in underserved populations such trauma, LGBTQ issues, and emotional/behavioral disorders. During his internship, he worked at Bethany Children’s Home in Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania with adolescents who’ve experienced various forms of trauma. Freddy is also a member of the American Music Therapy Association.

As a board certified music therapist for VT, Freddy facilitates group sessions in both the school and community setting. Using his therapeutic, counseling, and music skills, he creates a safe space in which clients can authentically interact with each other and grow as individuals.



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