Frequently Asked Questions
How do you become a music therapist?
Board Certified Music Therapist must attend an American Music Therapy Association approved university program. During their studies they obtain 200 hours of clinical practicum. After their course work they complete a 1000 hour internship.
Upon internship completion, they qualify to take the music therapy board certification test. After they pass, they recive the credential MT-BC (Music Therapist-Board Certified).
What happens in a music therapy session?
The exact methods used in each session depend on the person we're working with and their individual goals. We often use music that the client chooses. From there, we might write songs, improvise musically, re-create live music together, or listen to music to work on their goals.