A: In actuality, education as a music therapist begins early in life, when a person begins learning a musical instrument or taking singing lessons. In Canada, certified music therapists complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree at a university approved by the Canadian Association for Music Therapists. The degree can include competencies like improvisation, group leadership, counselling skills, musical abilities on a variety of instruments, theories and models of music therapy, creative arts, assessment, and practicum experiences. The degree is followed by a 1,000-hour internship, which usually takes six months full time.
A: Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and specify what part of BC you live in, how to contact you and if you have any preferences for days or populations to observe. We’ll post your inquiry to those who can have an observer on site.
Membership Is Open To Anyone With An Interest In Music Therapy Who Lives In BC Or Beyond, Regardless Of Qualifications Or Experience.