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Music and music therapy for a resource for health and well-being

  • Dates: 25 September 2023, 17:30 - 18:30
  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Online
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Join Prof Annie Heiderscheit, Director of ARU's Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research (CIMTR), for a virtual public lecture on the benefits of music therapy and music-based interventions for those with complex health issues.

Around the world, music-based interventions and music therapy are being researched to explore their viability in addressing complex health issues of patients and their families.

This growing body of research literature has fostered leading organisations to open funding opportunities specifically examining the potential of music-based interventions and music therapy.

Learn what is leading healthcare providers and clinical researchers to examine the capacity of music and music therapy to meet persistent and challenging healthcare needs, and discover results from some of the latest research and directions for future research.

Annie Heiderscheit, PhD, MT-BC, LMFT is Professor of Music Therapy and Director of CIMTR.

Prior to her arrival at ARU, she served in academic posts and has been a board-certified music therapist for 32 years and a licensed marriage and family therapist for 12 years in the US.

She has been conducting music therapy research for nearly 25 years and has been engaged in music-based and music therapy research that has garnered several millions of US dollars in research funding. She has conducted research with patients and their families in various mental health, medical and community based settings.

Part of the CIMTR Public Research Lecture Series 2023-24.

  • Dates: 25 September 2023, 17:30 - 18:30
  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Online
Register via Zoom