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music therapist

a health professional trained to use music within a therapeutic relationship to address a client's needs, such as facilitating movement and physical rehabilitation, motivating the client to cope with treatment, providing emotional support, and providing an outlet for expressing feelings. A baccalaureate or master's degree and clinical internship are required, after which an individual may take an examination to earn the credential Music Therapist-Board Certified.
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Mary-of-the-Woods, said that while she was working as a music therapist, the calming effect of her therapy helped a man with memory loss through his last suffering moments.
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Music Therapist, Caritas Christi Hospice, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne Senior Research Associate in Palliative Care, Cabrini Health Departments of Medicine and Oncology (Honorary Associate Professor), and The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (Honorary Principal Fellow), The University of Melbourne.
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I agreed to provide several free sessions and, after this time, was offered a contract as a registered music therapist, providing group and individual music therapy one afternoon a week.
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