Terri-An Thompson, M.S., MT-BC, is a board- certified music therapist who has experience working with several populations. She has worked as a music therapist with children and adults with special needs and in mental health. She has a person-centered and cognitive- behavioral approach to music therapy, thus focusing her therapy skills on helping her clients achieve their goals in a way that is most beneficial to their learning, enjoyment and success.

She has also worked as a music instructor offering piano lessons and adaptive music lessons. She is trained as a classical pianist but also plays the guitar, ukulele, Venezuelan cuatro, African drums, electric bass and steel drums.


  • Master’s degree in Music Therapy from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

  • Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy from SUNY Fredonia with a minor in psychology

  • Associate’s degree in Music from Nassau Community College

License: Music Therapist- Board Certified (MT-BC)

Classes Ms.Terri-An is offering at Hug Music: Music Therapy, Musicreative, Piano Lesson (all levels), Voice lesson (beginning) and Hug Melody Solo & Duo