Our Team 2017-11-14T16:59:54+00:00
OUR TEAM

Metro Music Therapy was founded in late 2007 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. We provide professional music therapy services in the metro Atlanta, GA area, and also offer recreation therapy and life skills coaching services to veterans and wounded warriors.

Mallory Even, LPMT, MT-BC
Owner & Director
Mallory Even, Owner of Metro Music Therapy, is originally from the Orlando, FL area, and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy from the Florida State University. For two years before starting her practice, and for three years after, Mallory also worked as a music therapist in an adult and geriatric inpatient psychiatric unit located in Snellville, GA.
Garrett Vaughn, CTRS
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
Garrett is originally from the small town of Starr, South Carolina and has recently relocated to Atlanta following his graduation from Clemson University. Garrett graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism management with a concentration in recreational therapy. He completed his clinical internship at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC spending his time as a recreational therapist on their acquired brain injury unit.
Laura Lenz, LPMT, MT-BC
Clinical Director
Laura is a transplanted Yankee, having grown up in Massachusetts and then ventured down south to the University of Miami in 1985. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy in 1989 and is proficient on flute, guitar, vocals and piano.
Bianca Ford
Music Therapist
Bianca Ford is originally from Birmingham, Alabama, and earned her bachelor’s degree in Music at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. After graduating from UAB, she moved to Tuscaloosa to complete her certification in Music Therapy at the University of Alabama. She has had the opportunity to work with clients in local schools, adult rehabilitation and nursing facilities.
Kevin Middlebrooks, LPMT, MT-BC
Music Therapist
Kevin has lived in the Atlanta area since 2006. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy at the University of Georgia in May 2017. Kevin’s principal instrument is piano, and he is also proficient on guitar and voice.
Maria Nichta, LPMT, MT-BC
Licensed Professional Music Therapist, Board-Certified Music Therapist
Maria was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio (the East Side!). Despite her great love for Cleveland and all things Midwest, she moved down south and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy from Queens University of Charlotte in Charlotte, NC.