Patricia Karle, MT-BC. Music Therapist.


“Music is a vital part of all our lives and as a therapeutic tool it is fundamental to promoting growth and influencing positive change. Research supports what we in the field have long understood about the incredible impact of music therapy. Practicing at FAR and seeing firsthand the difference music therapy makes in the lives of others is a constant source of personal inspiration and professional fulfillment.”

Patty has practiced for more than 25 years and has been at FAR since 2008. In addition to providing clinical services, Patty is also FAR’s Director of Therapeutic Programming.

She holds a BA in Music with a concentration in Music Therapy from Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati, Ohio. She also holds an ASA in Manual Communications and Deaf Studies from Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio.

Patty is a member of various professional music therapy organizations including Michigan Music Therapists (MMT).