Music Therapy Experiential: Tapping into the Power of Music

  • Beth Hardy University of Utah Health Care, Huntsman Cancer Institute

Abstract

1) Understand the meaning of the term “music therapy” and the training that is required to become a board-certified music therapist.2) Understand the primary functions of music therapy in adult oncology.3) Be able to list at least three populations in which music therapy is used.4) Be able to list at least three evidence-based benefits of participating in group music therapy. 

Author Biography

Beth Hardy, University of Utah Health Care, Huntsman Cancer Institute
SCMT, MTBCBeth Hardy received her music therapy degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA in 2008 and has received advanced training in Hospice & Palliative Care Music Therapy and Music Therapy Assisted Childbirth. Beth recently moved to Utah from California, where she worked for seven years at the Palo Alto VA Hospital. While there, Beth had the opportunity to provide music therapy services to veterans in inpatient psychiatry, blind rehabilitation, PTSD and trauma recovery, long term care, and hospice care. Beth currently works part- time at Huntsman Cancer Institute in the Wellness and Integrative Health Center. She is passionate about creating new programs to help her clients find deep connection and inner peace through music. 
How to Cite
HARDY, Beth. Music Therapy Experiential: Tapping into the Power of Music. Proceedings of the Utah Integrative Health & Resiliency Conference, [S.l.], feb. 2016. Available at: <http://epubs.utah.edu/index.php/hiarc/article/view/1625>. Date accessed: 26 sep. 2017.
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