Fostering Growth Through Music

Music For Your Mental (MFYM) is a unique program guided by Grammy-nominated music producers and therapists, fostering the creation of music as a therapeutic tool for youths 4 to 18.

Fostering Growth Through Music

Music For Your Mental (MFYM) is a unique program guided by Grammy-nominated music producers and therapists, fostering the creation of music as a therapeutic tool for youths 4 to 18.

Online Activities and Curriculum Launching This Summer!

Music For Your Mental will be launching its online activity suite and curriculum for individual, school, and district use this Summer.

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Program Benefits

Enhanced Self-Expression Skills

Express feelings through songwriting and given the opportunity to discuss feelings in a safe environment.

Improved Perception

Develop empathetic listening skills and engaging in self-reflection through music in order to understand the world around you.

Increased Self-Esteem

MFYM creates a fun learning environment that tracks progress and gives students a feeling of accomplishment!

Increased Communication Skills

Students learn to communicate clear ideas and feelings through lyric analysis and learning song structure.

Improved Social Skills

Collaborative music projects will allow students to work in small groups, sharing ideas with each other.

Increased Focus

Learn to use music applications, write songs, and analyze favorite musical compositions while working to achieve time-managed objectives.

MFYM Team

Haskel Jackson,
Chief Executive Officer

Haskel Jackson Jr. is a 7x Grammy-nominated music producer whose career in the music industry spans well over 20 years. Jackson worked in conjunction with the Challengers Boys & Girls Club, in Los Angeles, to run Grammy award-winning artist Kanye West’s Good Music Foundation for over six years. In that position, Jackson developed engaging curriculum that taught students how to create hip-hop and use their expression as a means to improve themselves and their environment.

Jared Baisley,
Chief Operations Officer

Jared Baisley, an accomplished musician and engineer, has been working in the music industry for over 10 years. Baisley worked with Interscope, Warner Brothers, and various other record labels to write and produce music for a wide range of artists. In addition, Baisley also taught choir at Centennial High School in Compton, California. Baisley taught students from grades 9–12 and developed a first-class vocal ensemble that went on to perform throughout the Greater Los Angeles area.

Sean McBride,
Chief Financial Officer

Sean McBride is a K-12/ ESL instructor, that has been teaching throughout the Los Angeles, Compton, Watts, and Inglewood School Districts for the past 4 years. Since graduating with an M.B.A. in Organizational Leadership, McBride has worked with children as young as 5 yrs, to adults as mature as 60 in a classroom setting. This enabled him to specialize in learning styles and techniques, to best compliment the students, and help maximize their potential. In addition, McBride has more than 10 years of experience working alongside Producers Haskel Jackson and Jared Baisley as a musician/songwriter in Hip-Hop/Soul band, Dyles Mavis.

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Élishia Sharie Baisley,
Chief Brand Officer

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Stevie McBride,
Clinical Director

Stevie McBride has been a marriage and family therapist for 5 years; working with children ages 0-18 and families of different backgrounds at The Guidance Center in Long Beach. Before becoming a MFTI, McBride worked as a Youth Consultant at the Braille Institute in Anaheim for 4years, where he created, supervised, and developed programs for blind and visually-impaired teenagers. In his spare time, McBride has also worked with different musicians, songwriters, and producers writing songs for various artists.

Sean Lewis,
Curriculum Director

Sean Lewis has been a marriage and family therapist for 5 years; providing individual, family, and group therapy to adolescents within group homes, schools, and throughout the Los Angeles area. Lewis, a songwriter and musician as well, has utilized music- based interventions with companies such as Phoenix House and Hathaway-Sycamores, teaching teenagers to better communicate needs and learn new coping skills. He has collaborated with other clinicians and music/art therapists in developing music workshops and facilitating process groups.

MFYM x Braille Institute

Working alongside the Braille Institute in Los Angeles, Music For Your Mental delivers an inspirational song called “Glasses” with a message to children encouraging them to celebrate their individuality.