Pure Progression Music Therapy is devoted to providing evidenced-based Music Therapy through a board certified music therapist to clients ranging from infancy to geriatrics with a variety of ailments and abilities.
We strive to improve quality of life by increasing physical, emotional, spiritual, cognitive, educational and musical skills through musical interventions while accomplishing individualized goals that can be generalized into one's daily life.
Mary Whyte, MA, SCMT, MT-BC
Mary Whyte is director and owner of Pure Progression Music Therapy. She graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Therapy and an emphasis in Bass performance and Jazz Studies. She is also trained in Music Therapy Assisted Childbirth and enjoys working in pre and perinatal services. She is a member of The American Music Therapy Association, Western Regional Music Therapy Association, as well a board member of the Utah Music Therapy Association . Mary has worked with various populations including; Children with special needs, Adults with mental illness, At-risk adolescents, Elderly clients with Alzheimer’s and dementia, Mothers in pregnancy and labor, and Early intervention children. She is also experienced in American Sign Language. She enjoys writing songs and experiencing new sounds and styles. Mary is committed to providing the most successful music therapy experience possible and truly believes music can reach those who otherwise cannot be reached.
Melody Baker, MT-BC
Kaitlyn Jasmin, SCMT, MT-BC
Kaitlyn Jasmin received her Bachelors of Music Education in Music Therapy from the University of Kansas. She completed her internship at Expressive Therapies Utah in the Salt Lake City area. Kaitlyn has worked with a wide variety of needs and diagnoses, including adolescents and adults in mental health treatment, typically developing children, adults and children with special needs, adult oncology, memory care, and hospice. Kaitlyn is committed to providing music therapy services that acknowledge each individual’s journey and that provide opportunities for growth and change at any stage of life.
Jared Campbell, SCMT, MT-BC
Jared graduated Magna Cum Laude from Utah State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy and a minor in Psychology. He completed a 6 month internship at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, working with infants-young adults with various diagnoses and needs. He has worked with a variety of populations, and currently works with at-risk teenagers, patients with mental illness, and adults in recovery for addiction and trauma. In his free time, Jared enjoys performing in theatre, spending time with friends, and reading.
Sarah Freyaldenhoven, MT-BC
Sarah is a graduate of Georgia College & State University with a bachelor's in Music Therapy and a minor in Psychology. She is also certified in Neurologic Music Therapy and completed her internship at Primary Children's Hospital. Sarah enjoys working with a variety of individuals including premature infants, early intervention, children with typical or delayed development, individuals in behavioral health settings, neuro-rehab, memory care, and hospice. Sarah believes in the power of music as a vehicle of healing and empowerment in music therapy and is passionate about her work. Her philosophy aligns with a music-centered, person-centered approach to therapy, and she strives to work alongside individuals in a partnership in reaching their full potential!
Brianna Green, SCMT, MT-BC
Brianna graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Music Therapy from Utah State University. She completed her internship at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, AZ while working with individuals and groups with varied diagnoses. Her experience included adult oncology, pediatrics, antepartum, NICU, and behavioral health. After earning her board certification, Brianna has worked with children, adolescents and adults in the psychiatric setting, children with communication disorders, and individuals in a hospice setting. Brianna is passionate about what she does, and fascinated with the relationship each individual has with music and it’s important influence. She enjoys sharing music experiences with those she works with.
Mai Abe, MT-BC
Mai received her Bachelor of Music in Clarinet Performance and Bachelor of Psychology from the Eastman School of Music and University of Rochester. She then went on to her Master of Music Therapy Equivalency from Loyola University New Orleans. She is currently working on her thesis, which focuses on the effect of music therapy on adults in recovery. She completed her internship at Expressive Therapies Utah working with a wide variety of needs and diagnoses. These include adults and adolescents in mental health treatment, typically developing children and adolescents, adults and children with special needs, memory care, and hospice. Mai is committed to providing an environment where all populations feel supported to reach their full potential.