Danny is an American/Turkish music therapist living in Istanbul. He was born in Los Angeles, and later  graduated from Berklee College of Music with a degree in Music Therapy. Danny specializes in working with child growth and development, psychiatric health, and trauma rehabilitation for refugees. In his clinical work, he uses his extensive musical knowledge across a wide range of instruments, including the guitar, percussion, piano, drums, harmonica, vocals, ney and oud. He speaks fluent English, along with a moderate level of Turkish. Danny is also currently working on an album for his upcoming music project, DamacanA.


Güney, S.S., Atik, L.A., Lundmark, D.S. (2018). Chapter 8: Holding hope: Rehabilitation of Syrian refugee children through art, music and dance movement therapy. In T. Colbert & C. Bent (Eds.), Working Across Modalities in the Arts Therapies: Creative Collaborations (pp. 95-108). New York, NY: Routledge.

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