Kerry Devlin is a neurologic music therapist and Clinical Director of Annapolis Music Therapy Services. She believes strongly in the importance of presuming competence and celebrating neurological differences, which she strives to achieve through her diverse clinical work with individuals on the autism spectrum, older adults with dementia and rehabilitation services for adults with neurodegenerative and neurological disorders. In her role as Clinical Director at Annapolis Music Therapy, Devlin oversees a thriving college internship program and clinical contracts in diverse settings across central Maryland. Devlin holds a Master of Music Therapy (MMT) degree from Shenandoah University (2017), completed the Professional Studies Program for Music Therapy Certification Eligibility at Shenandoah University (2014), and holds a BM in Voice Performance from Towson University (2012). You’ll find her providing music therapy services throughout Anne Arundel County through partnerships with Anne Arundel County Public Schools, the Arc of the Central Chesapeake, Hussman Institute for Autism and Annapolis Music Therapy’s early childhood family music classes. She also serves as Public Relations Chair and Secretary on the executive board of The Musical Autist, a non-profit organization dedicated to autism acceptance and self-expression through community music therapy programming.
Devlin is adjunct faculty in music education at The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, and currently collaborates with the Johns Hopkins Center for Music & Medicine on a number of active research projects. Her research, “How Do I See You and What Does That Mean for Us: An Autoethnographic Study” has been published in the journal Music Therapy Perspectives.