Health resources

If you have any health resources you have found helpful and want listed or if you are a health professional who wants to be listed, email Amy at amy@singerspotlight.com

Acupuncture/Chiropractic/Massage
The Village Health & Wellness Center
Robert C. Fischer Jr., D.C., Dipl.Ac
Chiropractic and Acupunture Services available

Tamara St. John-Greco, D.C
Chiropractor

Jan Baker, C.M.T., RN
Massage Therapy & Pain Management

811 N. Harlem Avenue Suite A
Oak Park, IL 60302
Phone: (708) 848-7777
Fax: (708) 848-9123

Kevin M. Troiano – Massage therapist
408 S. Lombard #3
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 445-1614 home
(708) 724-6098 cell

Mental Health/Pyschotherapy

Erica Green, a clinical therapist who specializes in art behavorial/mental health. She has experience in the film/theatre industry with a Masters of Art degree in Counseling Psychology and is working toward a doctorate in community mental health in the arts. For more information contact her at (773) 508-6612. Or email her at ericagreen@verdehealth.org

Northwestern University School of Speech
2299 North Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-3066
www.speech.northwestern.edu

Audiology and Hearing Sciences
Phone: (847) 491-5073
Fax: (847) 491-2523
E-mail: ccoy@nwu.edu

Speech and Language Pathology
Speech therapy clinics for better vocal control and technique.
Phone: (847) 491-5073
Fax: (847) 491-2523
E-mail: ccoy@nwu.edu

Music Therapy

Louise Dimiceli-Mitran, MT-BC, FAMI, Doctoral candidate at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology: My music therapy practice has expanded! I am devoting more time to therapeutic work using Guided Imagery and Music, rhythmic/vocal improvisation, mandalas and other creative techniques.

The studio is located at 4043 N. Ravenswood, #211B, in Chicago, just North of Irving Park Road and the brown line elevated train. My office phone is 312-409-4858. Email: louise@mitran.com.

As you may know, I have experience working with patients challenged by: stress, depression, creative blocks, anxiety, multiple sclerosis, cancer (particularly those receiving chemotherapy), chemical dependency, loss, legal blindness, HIV, hospice needs, and those interested in personal growth. I also enjoy working as an adjunct therapist to add the transformative power of music and working creatively (which is really accessing the whole person) to therapy already underway.

Those who are actively creative or love the arts often welcome the chance to work with that part of themselves, but people who are creatively blocked, or unable to connect with their inner life are also responsive to creative methods. The arts can offer non-verbal access to a person’s spirituality and aid in expressing feelings and thoughts that were previously inaccessible to them. Vocal/toning/singing work can assist people in finding their own voice.

Otolaryngology

Dr. Robert W. Bastian, M.D. Board Certified in Otolaryngology in the United States and Canada Residency: Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. Medical School: Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.

Office Phone: (708) 216-9183
Patient Appointments:
Maywood Campus: (708) 216-3835
Civic Opera Building: (312) 621-8700
E-Mail: rbasti@luc.edu
TO SCHEDULE A PATIENT APPOINTMENT (708) 216-3835

Dr. Bastian is not only a highly recommended otolaryngogist but also an accomplished singer. Using the latest techniques of videoendoscopy, Dr. Bastian is noted for his diagnosis of voice and swallowing disorders, for indirect cancer staging and biopsy, and for teflon, collagen, botulinum, steroid injections into the vocal folds, partial laryngectomy for cancer, laser surgery, and microsurgery of the vocal folds of singers. Dr. Bastian concentrates his clinical work on the evaluation, management, and surgery of persons with voice and swallowing disorders. His particular interests include cancer of the laryngopharynx and microsurgery for benign mucosal disorders, including hoarseness in singers.

Yoga
Jenniphre Zias (singer spotlight alum) is now offering yoga classes here: So, if you are interested, I invite you to drop by for class at
8 Limbs Yoga Studio
4727 N. Damen
www.eightlimbs.com
If you’ve never been there, it is a lovely, warm studio full of beautiful Hindu art and wonderful sculptures by the owner, Miguel. Mats and all other yoga props are supplied by the studio. There’s even a big, comfy couch where you can have a cup of tea and check out all of their cool yoga books either before or after class.

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