Tapping into Creativity to Expand Yourself as a Music Therapist

Valerie McDaniel is a graduate of Drexel University’s Masters program, earning a Masters of Arts in Creative Arts Therapy – Music Therapy in September 2010. She has worked with a variety of populations and settings as a music therapist, including medical facilities, schools, private clinics, the family court system, and outpatient psychotherapy centers to name a few. Valerie currently works with clients ages 2 to 72, with a large portion of her work occurring with children with autism and young adults with traumatic brain injuries. Valerie is currently in the process of admittance to a PhD. program so she can pursue research in speech and music. In the meantime, Valerie promotes her self-care by maintaining two blogs, Old People Don’t Smell & Traumatic Love Injury, as well as a YouTube Channel as missvalim. Valerie has obtained her certification from the Certification Board of Music Therapists and is an active member of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).

Listen to internet radio with Janice Lindstrom on BlogTalkRadio