Karen Miller is Professor and Director of Music Therapy at SHSU. Prior to joining the faculty at Sam Houston State, Professor Miller worked as a music therapy director, supervisor, and clinical practitioner, acquiring more than ten years’ experience in clinical music therapy practice. Professor Miller has provided full-spectrum music therapy services to a wide variety of populations in Florida, South Carolina, and Texas. She has received specialized training in Neurologic Music Therapy and is among the first fellows of the Robert F. Unkefer Academy of Neurologic Music Therapy.
She has been active in community education, presentation of clinical and research material, and research publication. Professor Miller is a Past-President of the American Music Therapy Association’s Southwestern Region (SWAMTA); she currently serves as Assembly Delegate to the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), and Co-Chair of AMTA’s Academic Program Approval Committee.