The Global Reach of Music Therapy
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In this episode, our guest Dr. Amy Clements-Cortes shares with listeners about her research and clinical work which has had a global impact in advancing the discipline of music therapy. She also delves into relationship completion in palliative care music therapy along with her vision for the future of music therapy.

A little more about Dr. Amy:
Amy Clements-Cortes, PhD, RP, MTA, MT-BC is Assistant Professor, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto; Instructor and Supervisor, Wilfrid Laurier University; and Academic Coordinator & Instructor, Interdisciplinary Studies, Ryerson Chang School. She is a credentialed Music Therapist, Registered Psychotherapist and Fellow in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music, as well as in Neurologic Music Therapy. Her research contributions have had a significant impact in the understanding of understudied phenomenon, resulting in excelled treatments and services. Amy is Research and Ethics Chair of the World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT), and Managing Editor of the Music and Medicine journal.

Connect with Amy:
Twitter: @DrAmyClements and on LinkedIn:

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