Music therapy is the clinical research-based application of music and therapeutic techniques by a board-certified music therapist to achieve individualized, non-musical treatment outcomes pertaining to an individual’s cognitive, communicative, physical, social or emotional functioning and health. From our heartbeats to a mother’s lullaby, from motivation at the gym to learning the ABCs, from a song eliciting memories of a special person to tapping our toes to a good beat — most of us have experienced the connection of music and rhythm on our minds and bodies.
Approved by the American Music Therapy Association, the music therapy department at SVWC offers a national music therapy internship program. The internship is designed to further prepare students in meeting the eligibility requirements necessary to complete the national board certification exam in music therapy and to complete a degree in music therapy. Interested applicants should click on the links below to learn more about the internship and application process.