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Mar 07, 2016 05:27 PM
Music is such a powerful tool in the therapeutic process, a tool that can be intertwined with basic counseling skills to make interpersonal connections while building rapport, empathy and respect. In this AMTA-Pro podcast, our music therapy colleague, Dr. Lori Gooding, discusses research, clinical examples, and application of specific counseling micro-skills such as non-verbal interaction, authentic phrases, supportive statements, minimal encouragers, humor, and more.
Feb 25, 2016 10:18 PM
Please read on for important information if you are having trouble accessing your member portal to the "Journal of Music Therapy" and "Music Therapy Perspectives." If you are one of those having trouble with the typical access procedure under Quick Links, temporary access credentials can be found in the member toolkit.
Feb 23, 2016 12:06 PM
Congratulations to AMTA Leaders for the 2016-2017 term and thank you for your willingness to serve the profession of music therapy!
Feb 16, 2016 04:40 PM
Sometimes music therapists hone their clinical skills and expertise through first hand experience. That was, indeed, the case for board certified music therapist Beth Beathard. In this compelling AMTA-Pro podcast, Beth describes the physical and emotional challenges she experienced as a heart transplant patient, some thoughts about her “self-directed” music therapy, and talks about her personal and professional growth in the seven years since her transplant.
Feb 03, 2016 05:33 PM
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Feb 02, 2016 08:39 PM
AMTA's "Journal of Music Therapy" (JMT) currently is featuring an issue on arts based research. Guest Editor, Dr. Jane Edwards coordinated the special issue and is highlighted in an interview published by the Oxford University Press blog site.
Jan 13, 2016 03:19 PM
AMTA’s quarterly newsletter, "Music Therapy Matters," has been transformed into a monthly brief focusing on the work AMTA does for YOU. Coming straight to your inbox, this newsletter will be filled with important and timely information, as well as money-saving discounts! The inaugural January issue is available to the public for all to see, but will become a benefit for members only starting in February. Don’t miss out on this member perk, join AMTA today!
Jan 12, 2016 05:53 PM
Violence against women is recognized by the WHO as a serious and pervasive healthcare issue internationally. In this AMTA-Pro podcast, Dr. Sandi Curtis, music therapy professor and clinician, talks about the need for music therapists to be well informed about the latest in research and clinical strategies for helping victims recover and thrive. Log in with your current member email address and password to listen to this and other AMTA-pro podcasts.
Jan 11, 2016 03:14 PM
We are pleased to welcome Amber Weldon-Stephens as AMTA President Elect and Kristen O'Grady as Vice President Elect to the AMTA Board of Directors for the 2016-2017 term. Thanks to all who voted.
Jan 04, 2016 03:54 PM
"Therapeutic Musicians and Music Therapists" with Judy Simpson and Dee Sweeney. Available to current 2016 members of AMTA. Log in with your member email address and password, then go to the AMTA-pro entry page to listen.
Dec 17, 2015 06:27 PM
Check out the many new Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder resources for both the general public and for members only that have just been posted on the AMTA website.
Dec 17, 2015 04:18 PM
Valuable information about the music therapy profession can be found in AMTA's annually published "AMTA Member Survey and Workforce Analysis, A Descriptive Statistical Profile of the AMTA Membership." The 2015 edition of this document is available free of charge for current AMTA members in Member Resources>Job Center>Resources and Links section. Available for purchase by non-2015 members in the AMTA online bookstore.
Dec 11, 2015 05:42 PM
Music Therapy Matters, Volume 18, Number 4 is now available for current AMTA members at​ Log in with your current member email address and password, then click here to read on.
Nov 13, 2015 05:29 PM
The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) releases proceedings from the historic and innovative research symposium, “IMPROVING ACCESS AND QUALITY: MUSIC THERAPY RESEARCH 2025” (MTR2025). This visionary special event was designed to recommend guidance for future research in music therapy and was made possible by a generous donation from David’s Fund and Tom and Lucy Ott.
Oct 14, 2015 10:46 PM
Music Therapist, Leah Oswanski was featured on Saturday, October 10, on ABC 7 TV in New York, discussing and educating the public about music therapy on a segment of a special program “Breast Cancer: Promising Research and Options.”
Results: 142 Article(s) Found.
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