Jean Norton VanDerKamp
Having recently moved to Nashville, Jean Norton VanDerKamp is establishing HeartSong Awakenings as a Therapeutic Music Practice. Jean is a Certified Clinical Musician through Harp for Healing’s Clinical Musician Certification Program, and offers a ministry of presence with music at the bedside in health care institutions, and group and individual sessions. Continuing a retreat ministry that began over 30 years ago, Jean brings the improvised harp to those seeking healing from systemic and individual grief, trauma, injustice, stress, and illness. Jean has an M. Div. from Union Theological Seminary in NYC and has served as a pastor, board certified staff chaplain, minister of music and pipe organist, musical theater musical director and equine specialist in Trauma-Focused Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Ordained in the United Church of Christ and a professional musician, Jean is a member of Howard Congregational United Church of Christ in Nashville.