About Us

Segue Expressive Therapies has been serving the Northern Utah area since 2021. Founded by Emily Salisbury, Segue Expressive Therapies has a mission to provide growth and healing through music therapy. The name was born out of a desire to assist our clients as they segue into a new chapter of their lives, or to help them finish their last chapter. 

Emily Salisbury


Executive Director | Music Therapist

Davis, Weber & Boxelder Counties

Emily Salisbury (she/her) is a board-certified music therapist who received her Bachelors of Science in music therapy from Utah State University. She is currently pursuing further training as a Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapist through The Center for Music Therapists in End of Life Care

Emily's focus with music therapy centers on interpersonal connection, emotional healing and promoting expression through music. Her main goal as a music therapist is to ignite creativity, mindfulness, and emotional integration in her clients. 

Mandee Lawson


Music Therapist | Utah & Salt Lake Counties

Mandee Lawson (she/her) is a board certified music therapist working in Utah and Salt Lake County. She received her Bachelors of Science in Music Therapy from Utah State University with a minor in Human and Family Development. She completed her internship and board certification in 2022 to begin working as a music therapist. Mandee focuses on interpersonal relationships and utilizes music therapy to foster well-being and opportunity for an individual to reach their optimal potential through shared experiences in music. 

Madeline (MJ) Ashton, 


Music Therapist | Davis County

MJ (she/they) finished their Bachelor of music with a minor in psychology at the University of Utah in 2020. She then studied music therapy at Colorado State University. MJ uses a neuroscience-based approach to music therapy and has experience working in addiction recovery, mental health, and dementia care. They use a humanistic approach and focus on empowering individuals to reach their goals through music.