Providing Music Therapy Since 2004

Resounding Joy is the largest nonprofit in California dedicated to transforming lives through the healing power of music therapy. We utilize clinical and evidence-based interventions that support each client’s social, cognitive, emotional, motor, physiologic, physical, and mental health goals. Our board-certified therapists serve people of all ages from premature infants to those receiving end-of-life care in settings that are emotionally and financially accessible.

We provide music therapy services through our for core programs: Sounds of Service, Sounds of Healing, Sounds of Legacy and Sounds of Community. Click on each below to learn more about our programs.

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Join us for our first-ever Paddle with a Purpose fundraising event at the HUB Pickleball in Spring Valley. Ticket includes dinner, drinks, dessert and participation in a coach-led clinic and friendly tournament.


We focus on rehabilitation and transition for service members, veterans, first responders, and their families, including partnerships with dozens of related organizations.



We improve the well-being and quality of life of children who face significant health issues, through music therapy provided in-home, at schools, in hospitals and virtually.



We engage our senior community affected by dementia, Alzheimer’s or other memory issues through group sessions that enrich their mind, spirit, and quality of life.

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We partner with a wide range of community organizations to bring music therapy, wellness, and recreational music to underserved and at-risk populations.

What is Music Therapy?

Music therapy can address various health and educational objectives, including promoting overall wellness, reducing anxiety and stress, relieving pain, expressing emotions, enhancing memory, improving communication, and supporting physical rehabilitation. Music therapy can improve the quality of life for people with physical or mental health issues.

Resounding Joy’s certified music therapists have completed a specialized undergraduate degree program, a 1,200-hour internship, and a national test administered by the Certification Board of Music Therapists. Their training encompasses biology, psychology, neurology, music theory, medicine, and proficiency in voice, guitar, piano, and percussion. If you or someone you love would benefit from an individual or group music therapy session, please reach out to us today.

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