Music Therapists

Music Therapists

Plan, organize, or direct medically prescribed music therapy activities designed to positively influence patients' psychological or behavioral status.

Key Competencies * Concern for Others * Integrity * Dependability * Cooperation * Self Control * Adaptability/Flexibility * Social Orientation * Initiative * Stress Tolerance * Independence

Representative Tasks * Design or provide music therapy experiences to address client needs, such as using music for self-care, adjusting to life changes, improving cognitive functioning, raising self-esteem, communicating, or controlling impulses. * Sing or play musical instruments, such as keyboard, guitar, or percussion instruments. * Assess client functioning levels, strengths, and areas of need in terms of perceptual, sensory, affective, communicative, musical, physical, cognitive, social, spiritual, or other abilities.


Other Services (Except Public Administration),

Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

Sample Job Titles Board Certified Music Therapist, Certified Music Therapist, Clinician, Community Music Therapist, Creative Arts Music Therapist, Creative Music Therapist, Director of Music Therapy, Expressive Music Therapist, Home Care Music Therapist, Hospice Music Therapist, Music Art Therapist, Music Rehabilitation Therapist, Music Therapist, Music Therapist, Primary Service Coordinator, Music Therapist, Public School System, Music Therapy Specialist.