Introducing Dr. Janelle Junkin

Dr Janelle Junkin co-presents the Sound Space Connect, Sound Wellbeing Online Summit with Tessa Ann as part of the Sound and Wellbeing Festival.

View more about the online summit event here:

The online summit event is open for registration until Monday 22 May and will be available to watch / listen to until 31 May 2023. 

Janelle and Tessa Ann have explored these conversations ever since their meeting in 2018 and they look forward to now sharing them with you.

Together they have curated a podcast series around a global conversation on the use of sound for wellbeing in the context of supporting communities, music therapy and therapeutic sound.

About Janelle:

Janelle Junkin, PhD, MT-BC

Dr. Junkin is a Vice President of User Experience at JP Morgan Chase listening to employees about their experience with communication tools.
She has developed equity-based Monitoring and Evaluation systems nationally and internationally.

Dr. Junkin is a Qualitative and Mixed Methods researcher and leads teams of researchers in their efforts. She is a board-certified music therapist with over 20 years experience providing support to domestic and international communities.

She has trained and supervised community artists and creative arts therapists who work with refugees, survivors of torture and vulnerable populations and is the founder of Orchestral Dialogues: Musicking with Community and the Junkin Group, LLC. Dr. Junkin has worked in 15 countries on five continents.

Dr. Junkin is published in the Journal of International Humor, Journal of Applied Arts & Health, the International Journal of Education & the Arts and International Journal of Doctoral Studies.

Her book chapter was published in Healing Through the Arts for Non Clinical Practitioners in 2018. 

Her areas of research include child and youth identity development, the role of the arts in conflict transformation, and understanding the community arts and creative arts therapies as vehicles that provide hope and healing to people and communities in crisis.

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