What Is Music Therapy?


"Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship be a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program."

American Music Therapy Association, 2010
American Music Therapy Association, 2010

Designed to:AMTA

  • promote wellness
  • manage stress
  • alleviate pain
  • express feelings
  • enhance memory
  • improve communication
  • promote physical rehabilitation
  • many more......

 

 

Who is qualified:CBMT

 

As music therapy is an allied health profession, music therapists must also go throug rigorous training. A music therapist music have at least a bachelors degree in  music therapy to sit for the certification board exam.  The national certification for a board certification is presently a Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC) which requires the passing of the national exam through the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) and continued education and/or reexamination every 5 years.