New Leaf Music Therapy Partners with Frederick County Public Schools

Contact:      Richard Lewellen, MT-BC, MMT

Frederick County (Va.) Public Schools Awards Music Therapy Contract

Winchester, Va., August 17, 2016 — New Leaf Music Therapy, a full-service practice serving the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, the Piedmont region of Virginia, Northern Virginia, and West Virginia, has announced that Frederick County Public Schools has awarded the company its music therapy contract for the 2016-17 school year.

“We are so excited to begin this partnership with the Frederick County teachers and administrators,” says Richard Lewellen, MMT, MT-BC, founder and director of New Leaf Music Therapy. “The vision Frederick County has for the success of its students speaks to the very core of why New Leaf exists. We’re looking forward to a great year.”

Frederick County Public Schools has three high schools, four middle schools, 11 elementary schools, and two instructional centers. It’s the 22nd largest of 134 school divisions in Virginia.

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About New Leaf Music Therapy

New Leaf Music Therapy is a licensed and insured practice based near Winchester, Va., that serves a variety of client populations, including those who need childhood development and IEP support services, mental health and stress management, rehabilitative therapy including pain management, and health and wellness services. Its founder and director, Richard Lewellen, MT-BC, is recognized for his groundbreaking music therapy work with Parkinson’s Disease patients. For more information about music therapy as a field or about New Leaf Music Therapy, please visit