The mission of the Maryland Association for Music Therapy is to advance public awareness of the benefits of music therapy, promote understanding of and advocacy for the profession of music therapy, increase access to quality music therapy services, and provide support and networking opportunities for its members throughout Maryland.
Learn more about how Maryland music therapists are contributing to the successful implementation of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) State Recognition Operational Plan.
The MAMT Executive Board has outlined the following member benefits: reduced cost CMTEs, low-cost or free representation at community events, access to the Members Only section of the website, eligible for conference scholarship, community newsletter, and the ability to run for MAMT office.
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What is Music Therapy?
Music Therapy is:
A unique and specialized healthcare profession that employs music-based strategies during the assessment, treatment planning and intervention process to help individuals of all ages improve sensory, motor, communication, emotional, cognitive, and social functioning.
Education & Training:
A qualified Music Therapist must complete an AMTA-approved university music therapy degree program, post-degree clinical training, and possess the board certification credential. Music therapists may also hold graduate degrees or specialized trainings.
Where do MTs work?
Music Therapists work in both private industry and state agencies throughout the state and serve adults and children with developmental, psychiatric, neurological, medical, educational, end of life, forensic, and preventive care needs.