Katie Fitch, working on a master’s degree in music therapy, has helped clients including a 5-year-old stroke victim


Music therapist Katie Fitch laughs with Ava Taylor, 5, during a session using drums to challenge Taylor’s information processing Friday at First Christian Church of Peoria. Fitch, who is nearing completion of her master’s degree in music therapy, has been using her church as the base and with her guitar has been able to reach people with problems ranging from developmental disorders, physical and mental health issues and addiction problems.