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Institute for Music and Consciousness

Location:15 Brewster Rd, Worcester Massachusetts USA 
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Phone:(774) 232-6725

Lisa Summer, PhD, LMHC, MT-BC, FAMI, Director


Primary Trainers:
Barbara Hesser, CMT, LCAT, FAMI

Associate Trainers:
Elaine Abbott, PhD, MT-BC, FAMI


Soozie Cotter-Schaufele, FAMI, Carol Merle-Fishman, FAMI, Tony Meadows,
​FAMI, Dawn Miller, FAMI, Erin Montgomery, FAMI, Sumi Paik-Maier, FAMI,
Christine Routhier, FAMI, Suzannah Scott-Moncrieff, FAMI, Lin Su, FAMI , Hyun
Ju Chong, FAMI, Maya Story, FAMI


The Institute for Music and Consciousness offers training in the Continuum Model of GIM at the Ewha Woman’s University Wellness Center in Seoul, S Korea and at the Beijing Music Wellness Center in China.  The Continuum Model training consists of Level 1: Supportive Music & Imagery takes a resource-oriented, music-centered approach; Level II: Re-educative Music & Imagery as Psychotherapy is heavily psychodynamic; and Level III: GIM Training has a transpersonal focus.  Each level of training includes a practicum.  In addition, "Music as a Resource for Self-care" are offered 


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