6 Resources on Music Therapy Around the Globe: Happy World Music Therapy Day!



Happy World Music Therapy Day everyone! This is a day where music therapists and advocates for music therapy around the world celebrate this wonderful profession!

For those who are interested in learning more about music therapy on a global level, here are 6 resources for you:

1) The World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT)

The World Federation of Music Therapy is an organization with a mission to develop and promote music therapy throughout the world as an art and science. Their website includes updates and information about music therapy events throughout the world such as conferences, symposia, and the World Congress of Music Therapy. It also includes resources for students such as opportunities for global connections and scholarships, and resources for professionals including job postings from around the world. The latest past-president of the WFMT was Canada's very own Amy Clements Cortes!


2) Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy

Voices is a peer reviewed journal on music, health, and social change. The latest issue has pertinent articles including; Music Therapy and Recovery in Mental Health: Seeking a Way Forward, and An Intergenerational Singing Group: A Community Music Therapy Qualitative Research Project and Graduate Student Mentoring Initiative. <