Robin Mitchell, MA, LCAT, MT-BC, NRMT

Counselor | Music Therapist | Psychotherapist

Robin Mitchell (Mitch) is the primary therapist and founder of Greenpoint Counseling and Music Therapy. In addition to private practice, Mitch teaches on the undergraduate and graduate music therapy programs at Molloy College on Long Island, NY, where he also supervises graduate students in the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy training program. Mitch also provides community-based music therapy sessions for people with advanced illnesses, including Alzheimer's dementia, through MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care. Mitch previously worked at the Louis Armstrong Center for Music & Medicine, where he had been providing out-patient music psychotherapy at the Music and Health Clinic and at an in-patient oncology unit at Mount Sinai West.

Mitch has over 15 years' clinical experience. He originally trained as a music therapist at the University of Bristol, UK in 2000. He later moved to New York City where he gained a master's degree in music therapy at New York University, as well as  completing the post-master's training in Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy.

Areas of speciality include:

  • Anxiety, depression,stress, trauma, relationship issues, grief and loss
  • Dementia including Alzheimer's, pain management, life-limiting conditions, hospice care
  • Autism and developmental delay

 

Mitch integrates elements of verbal/talk therapy with musical improvisation, song writing and the use of recording technology. He has presented his work in both the UK and USA including at AMTA national and regional music therapy conferences.  Mitch's work has been featured in a documentary about music therapy at the end of live.

To find out more call or email Mitch.