About Lisa Prokopowitz, BA, MT-BC, ACC

Lisa Prokopowitz is a Board Certified Music Therapist, as well as an Activity Consultant Certified.  After earning her BA degree in Music Therapy from Montclair State in 1982, she worked primarily with Seniors as a Music Therapist and later as Activity Director / Program Manager at several facilities in North Jersey. In some settings, she has worked as a full time employee; in others as a self-employed outside vendor. She has experience working with clientele in Psychiatric, Long Term Care, Rehab, and Assisted Living facilities, as well as CCRC and independent seniors, also offering services for patients and/or residents with Dementia (including Alzheimers'), TBI and Aphasia.

She has provided Music along the entire continuum of care, from large and small group settings (both large entertainment type programs as well as more traditional "therapy" groups), to individual sessions with isolated, minimally responsive and/or hospice residents.

Lisa owns and operates two web-based small businesses: MendingMusic.com and ShiningRiver.com. Mending Music is her Music Therapy/Activity Consulting business. In addition to her Mending Music business, she is also a Singer/Songwriter/Recording Artist, and has recently produced an independent CD entitled “Fill This Temple”. She has been featured on other CD’s as well, and has sung extensively with various groups and as a soloist. Under the business name Shining River, she not only makes CD’s available, but also frequently shares her personal writings and devotionals to encourage those who visit the website. 

Groups with which Lisa currently sings include the Loving Grace Worship Team, the “Oracle” Band, and the Worship Team at her local church. In addition, she sings as a solo artist at local Coffee Houses and other venues.

Lisa resides in Northern New Jersey with her husband and son.

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