Resources

The Music Therapy Show with Janice Lindstrom – The Music Therapy Show with Janice Lindstrom is a discussion about what music therapy is and how to use it in your life. Music Therapists looking for new ideas and people looking to use music to enhance their capabilities through the planned use of music on human brain functioning.

American Music Therapy Association – The mission of AMTA is to advance public awareness of the benefits of music therapy and increase access to quality music therapy services in a rapidly changing world. AMTA has 6 regional chapters:

  • Southwestern Region – Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.
  • Great Lakes Region – Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan.
  • Mid-Atlantic Region – Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington D.C.
  • Midwestern Region – Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming.
  • New England Region – Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
  • Southeastern Region – Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
  • Western Region – Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

American Music Therapy Association Students – AMTAS consists of undergraduate and graduate student members of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). The goal of the student organization is to increase awareness, involvement, and knowledge of music therapy students by fostering communication and growth in preparation for a professional career.

Certification Board for Music Therapists – CBMT is the only organization to certify music therapists to practice music therapy nationally. It has been fully accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) since 1986. Over 5,000 music therapists currently maintain the MT-BC credential, and participate in a program of recertification designed to measure or enhance competence in the profession of music therapy.

VoicesVoices (ISSN 1504-1611) is an international journal and online community for music therapy. The journal publishes accessible texts in a range of genres and the forum publishes fortnightly columns, a series on music therapy around the world, and moderated and un-moderated discussions. The Voices website also includes resources such as links to teaching courses, associations, and upcoming events. The mission of Voices is to build bridges between various cultures, disciplines, and practice fields concerned with relationships between music and health.

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