Jessica has been a Board-Certified Music Therapist since July of 2012 and has been working with
Central Ohio Music Therapy in November of 2012. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree in
music therapy, with a minor in psychology, from Baldwin-Wallace College. She completed her music
therapy internship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Jessica has had music therapy experience working with all ages and a variety of populations while
working at Central Ohio Music Therapy, but specializes in working with psychiatric populations and
at-risk children and adolescents.
Ms. Fletcher graduated from Ohio University in May of 2015 with her Masters of Degree in Music
Therapy, with a specialization in Child and Family Studies. Her thesis was entitled “We’re Free: The
Impact of a Rap Writing Music Therapy Intervention on Self-Esteem of At Risk Adolescents in a
Public Middle School Setting”. She is a member of the Association of Ohio Music Therapists and the
American Music Therapy Association. She currently serves at the national level on the Workforce
Development and Retention Committee.
In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family, working in her garden, and serving
on the board of the Ohio Valley School of Celtic Dance and Culture. Ms. Fletcher currently resides in
her hometown, Athens, Ohio.