What Is a Music Therapist?
A MUSIC THERAPIST is a health professional who must…
Have completed a minimum four-year Bachelor of Music Therapy degree. University coursework consists of supervised clinical fieldwork and academic study in the areas of music therapy research, music, psychology, and biology
Be accredited by the Canadian Association for Music Therapy (MTA credential), a process which entails completing a 1000-hour supervised clinical internship and passing a Board Certification exam
Be an accomplished musician proficient in piano, guitar, voice, and percussion
Be skilled in verbal counselling techniques