"Music is a therapy. It is a communication far more powerful than words, far more immediate, far more efficient."  Yehudi Menuhin

 

 

Music Therapy is an alllied health profession that utilizes live music and evidenced-based practices to help and heal.  Music Therapists conduct, participate in, write, and read research from our field, and related fields of psychology, psychiatry, sociology, creative arts, music education, and medicine in order to better ourselves and our profession. Music Therapists earn degrees, and become board certified.

 

Music Therapy benefits many communities.

We are employed in:

  • Schools

  • Day cares

  • Nursing homes and Hospice

  • Hospitals and Medical centers

  • Psychiatric Hospitals

  • Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation centers

  • Physical Rehabilitation centers

  • Private practice, and more.

 

To learn more about the profession, or to hire a music therapist near you, visit www.musictherapy.org the official website of the American Music Therapy Association.

 

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