About Us

Utah Association of Music Therapists

The purpose of the Association is to support the aims and objectives of the American Music Therapy Association; to promote the growth of Music Therapy as a profession in the state of Utah; to provide a professional support group for Music Therapists in Utah; to encourage ongoing education of Music Therapy by providing speakers, workshops, and other special projects.

Utah music therapists and students meet bi-annually to discuss current events in music therapy, employment, and other pending issues.

Facts from 2011 survey:

  • More than 16,500 people received music therapy services in Utah in 2010.
  • There are currently 69 Board-Certified Music Therapists in the state of Utah.
    • 92% serve children and adults with developmental, cognitive, and autism spectrum disorders.
    • 85% serve children and adults with mental health or psychiatric disorders.
    • 63% serve seniors in wellness or hospice programs
    •  25% serve children and adults in medical settings