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Discover the Secrets of Happiness and Health in a New Way

Health and Happiness in a New Way

With 24 years of experience, Desert Sounds of Wellness offers health and happiness through music therapy and music lessons in piano, voice, and guitar. We also offer DISC personality assessments and education to promote peace, understanding, and joy through communication.

DISC Assessment Profiles

You will discover how to communicate with people at work and at home in the most beneficial way. DISC is built around four unique behavioral styles, and how they impact how we approach people in our everyday lives.

Music Therapy

A scientifically proven therapeutic treatment that helps with physical, emotional, spiritual, or psychological needs, and is effective in the treatment of dementia disorders, hospice and palliative care, medicine, rehabilitation, special needs, and preventive health and wellness.

Individual Music Lessons

We will teach you in a joyful way! Piano, guitar, and voice lessons are available for beginning to advanced students. Let’s build your love of music as a creative avenue of individual self-expression.

DISC Workshops and Coaching

To learn about DISC applications for businesses, churches, families, and couples, we offer 3 levels of workshops that range from 2-2.5 hours to full-day, as well as virtual/in-person limited coaching.

Music Therapy Presentations

We strive to help the public and healthcare professionals learn about music therapy, and have been educating Arizona since 1998. To inquire about a presentation for your event, please contact us.

Group Music Lessons

Watch your child smile! Group lessons are for your child to experience the awesomeness of music in a fun group setting. No experience is necessary. Additionally, we offer both Recreational Music Making Experiences (RMME) and Adapted Recreational Music Making Experiences (ARMME).

Desert Sounds of Wellness
In Action


Problem Solver. Risk Taker. Decisive.


Enthusiastic. Trusting. Optimistic.


Good listener. Team player. Predictable.


Accurate. Analytical. Systematic.

Making Your Team More Productive!

D.I.S.C. Profile
Develop Team Synergy

DISC is a behavioral assessment tool based on the DISC theory from psychologist William Moulton Marston, which centers on four different behavioral traits which are Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, and Conscientiousness.


-Dawn W, LF, NCG

When I first became involved in my ward’s case, all she would really do was sit, staring off into space. She was also nearly non-verbal. Having heard that Music Therapy could positively impact a person...
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-Leann S, Parent

Teri is a fantastic music teacher and music therapist!! She started working with our autistic son on the guitar more than 9 years ago, and then our daughter began taking piano lessons from her the following year...
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