Impacting Music Therapy through Research

2 May 2018, 19:00 - 20:30
Cambridge campus

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The Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research are honoured to welcome Barbara Wheeler, former president of the American Music Therapy Association and international renowned music therapy clinician and academic.

She will be presenting a brief overview of research methodology, sharing new insights unpacked from her work and experience, and its impact and influence on the practice of music therapy. The presentation will also explore how the impact might change or escalate going forward, opening up discussion and Q&A with attendees.

Barbara Wheeler, PhD, MT-BC
Holding the designation of Professor Emirita from Montclair State University, where she taught from 1975–2000, Barbara also initiative the music therapy programme at the University of Louisville in 2000, retiring in 2011. As the former president of the American Music Therapy Association, she also presents and teaches internationally and is currently consulting on the development of a music and wellness programme in Beijing, China.

She has been an active clinician throughout her career and worked with a variety of clientele. Her most recent clinical work was with rehabilitation clients and developing programmes in hospitals.

Barbara edited the seminal book 'Music Therapy Research: Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives' and co-authored the 'Clinical Training Guide for the Student Music Therapist'.

Event Details

2 May 2018, 19:00 - 20:30
Cambridge campus
£10 per person

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Note: This event if free for staff members and current students at Anglia Ruskin University - no booking is required if you are currently employed or studying with ARU.