Flourish Music Therapywas founded by Nathan J Miller, MA, LCAT, MT-BC, CAPP in 2017. Nathan is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist and Board Certified Music Therapist residing and working in New York City, New York. In 2011 he graduated with a B.M. in Music from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and later obtained his M.A. in Music Therapy from New York University in 2015. He is also certified in Applied Positive Psychology and incorporates the tenets and science-based research from the emerging and acclaimed field of Positive Psychology into his work.
Nathan has experience working with many diverse populations, both children and adults of all ages, including oncology patients, individuals with mental health diagnoses, individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities, individuals with learning and behavior disorders, veterans, individuals with neurological disorders, hospice patients, and typically developing individuals seeking a healthier and more fulfilled life.
As a professionally trained musician with over 15 years of experience playing, writing, and performing many styles and genres of music, Nathan incorporates music from all over the world into his work. Some of these styles of music include original and improvisational music, Classical, Jazz, Latin and South American music, Folk,Bluegrass, Country, Rock, Hip-Hop, Rap, Blues, and more. He is a multi-instrumentalist with extensive training and experience with piano, guitar, voice, and drums& percussion.
Nathan also has a comprehensive background in music education having provided piano, guitar, voice, and drumming lessons to individuals of all ages within private and public music education practices.
In 2011, Nathan created the band 20 Minute Tango with his brother. The band went on to record two albums, the first in 2012 entitled "Lights in the Sky" and the second in 2014 entitled "Drive." Their music can be found on iTunes, Spotify, and other music streaming platforms, as well as by the links below. He has toured and performed throughout the United States.