where do music therapists workYou may be wondering, where do music therapists work? A music therapist has a lot of options when it comes to choosing a place to work.

Personally, I’ve provided services in schools, hospitals, nursing homes, private residences, and currently, a children’s hospital. Many music therapists work in private practice, so they can pick and choose where they provide services.

In fact, that’s one of the best parts about being a music therapist – having so many options when it comes to employment settings.

Many music therapists explore a few different settings before choosing a specialty or specialties. Though not totally conclusive, I’ve compiled a list of places a music therapist might work or contract services.

Where do music therapists work?

Schools
Hospitals
Community Centers
Nursing Home
Psychiatric Facilities
Private Residences
Prisons
Well Older Adult Programs
Fitness Centers
Rehabilitation Facilities
Hospice
Private Practice

 

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