Harmonious Beginnings MTS


Lisa Friedrich MT-BC, NMT Fellow

Lisa Friedrich MT-BC, NMT Fellow

Harmonious Beginnings MTS, LLC is a private practice music therapy clinic committed to providing a variety of services to meet diverse client needs. Through the therapeutic use of music, clients experience meaningful engagement in making music that enriches their lives. Harmonious Beginnings MTS, LLC has been in business since September 2003. Originally, this private practice began as an in-home service provider and has now grown into a clinic that provides various individual and group services.  Organizations that have worked with Harmonious BEginnings over the years include: Camp Kinder, Goodwill, Lakeside Curative Services, the Special Education District of Lake County, the Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency’s Head Start Program, Miwaukee Center for Independence, Achievements by James, Heartland Hospice, Harmony Club and Racine Unified School District. 


Lisa Friedrich is the owner of Harmonious Beginnings and a Board Certified Music Therapist, with additional certification in Neurologic Music Therapy. She has extensive experience with special needs, pre-school populations and Autism Spectrum Disorders. In September, 2003, she began working as a music therapist to service families in Racine and Kenosha Counties through private practice and officially became Harmonious Beginnings Music Therapy Services, LLC in 2007.

In 2018, Lisa becmae the part time music specialist for the Early Education Center of Racine Unified formerly the REE Center, now the Bull Early Education (BEE) Center. Through the public school system, she is working to address adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and provides social and emotional learning supports with an emphasis on trauma sensitive methods. She divides her time between teaching and servicing private clients.  

She is an active volunteer in the Racine community through her work at Olympia Brown Unitarian Universalist Church, Junior League of Racine and the Racine Arts Council.


 Studio Space
Harmonious Beginnings Music Therapy studio space is located at 600 21st Street, Racine WI 53403 on the beautiful DeKoven Center Campus, right along Lake Michigan. The campus is steeped with history and offers beautiful garden walks as well as lake views. 

Services are limited during the school year, but summer programing is available at full capacity. 


Harmonious Beginnings MTS, LLC serves clients from a variety of populations, including

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Emotional Disorders
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Developmental Delays
  • Learning Delayed
  • Down Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Sensory Integration Issues
  • Hospice
  • Early Childhood


Goal Areas Targeted
Music therapy can address goals in the following areas:

  • Attention & Focus
  • Communication
  • Sensory Integration
  • Social & Emotional Learning