Music Therapy Services in Northeast, Ohio

Northeast Ohio’s premier music therapy provider serving people of all ages, abilities, and communities in Summit, Portage, Cuyahoga, and Lake County.

Music Therapy for all Abilities

Music therapy is accessible! At the Groovy Garfoose, our team of board-certified music therapists are experienced clinicians in supporting all ability levels, diagnosis’, and needs.

Music Therapy for all Ages

At the Groovy Garfoose, we offer music therapy services from early childhood through end of life care. While we serve many audiences, each session is designed with creativity and compassion to support each person to their fullest potential.

Music Therapy for all Communities

Music is the heartbeat of our community! At the Groovy Garfoose, our team are experts at partnering with you to bring your community meaningful and impactful music therapy services that enhance your programming.

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Learn how music therapy service from the Groovy Garfoose a can help you reach your therapy goals.

Music Therapy Services in Northeast, Ohio

Northeast Ohio’s premier music therapy provider serving people of all ages, abilities, and communities in Summit, Portage, Cuyahoga, and Lake County.

Music Therapy for all Ages

At the Groovy Garfoose, we offer music therapy services from early childhood through end of life care. While we serve many audiences, each session is designed with creativity and compassion to support each person to their fullest potential.

Music Therapy for all Abilities

Music therapy is accessible! At the Groovy Garfoose, our team of board-certified music therapists are experienced clinicians in supporting all ability levels, diagnosis’, and needs.

Music Therapy for all Communities

Music is the heartbeat of our community! At the Groovy Garfoose, our team are experts at partnering with you to bring your community meaningful and impactful music therapy services that enhance your programming.

Schedule a Free 30 Minute Consultation

Learn how music therapy service from the Groovy Garfoose a can help you reach your therapy goals.

At the Groovy Garfoose, we provide music therapy services to all ages, abilities, and communities in Northeast Ohio. While we serve many audiences, each session is designed with creativity and compassion to support each client to their fullest potential. Building strong relationships with our clients and their families is what sets us apart. Learn more about our menu of services below.

Music Therapy for All

All Abilities

Music therapy is accessible! Learn more about music therapy at one of our clinic spaces, music therapy in your home or music therapy as a related service on an IEP.

All Ages

Learn more about how we can enhance your assisted living, memory program or hospice with music therapy as an expressive outlet for life review and end of life care.

All Communities

Music is the heartbeat of our community! Learn more about our glee clubs, camps, early childhood classes and wellness programs for all ages & abilities across N.E. Ohio.

Who Hires Us

Our music therapists partner with other professionals to create meaningful programs in schools, recreation programs, hospices, long-term care communities, and medical facilities. We work with executive directors, activity directors, directors of nursing, social workers, directors of pupil services, special educators, IEP teams and more to curate music therapy programs that engage, enhance and exemplify your mission. We also provide individual music therapy services in our clinic spaces and in the comfort of your own home.

Meet Our Founder

Welcome to The Groovy Garfoose! I’m Bonnie and I’m passionate about our community, young, old and everything in between. Having grown up in Northeast Ohio, I founded The Groovy Garfoose in 2009 with the intention of making music accessible to everyone, no matter their age or ability. Ten years later, I’m thrilled to have a team of dynamic, board-certified music therapists and interns that provide music therapy services across 8 counties! At the GG, we believe in the power of music therapy to promote growth and wellness by taking a person-centered and collaborative approach to treatment. Learn more about all we have to offer on our Service Page and our Blog.

Bonnie Hayhurst

Founder, Groovy Garfoose

What’s a Garfoose?

The Garfoose isn’t just a musical, whimsical, purple and yellow half giraffe half moose, he’s a constant reminder of why we do what we do. The Garfoose represents our belief that disabilities don’t diminish us but rather make us stronger and more enriched as a community.

Our mascot, the Garfoose is our way of showing that special needs do, in fact, mean special – as in unique, empowered, and one-of-a-kind, like, say a giant purple and yellow half giraffe half moose who loves music

The Garfoose is our way of showing that those things that make us different should be celebrated in a big, loud, and proud way.

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