Music Therapist Resume Samples

A Music Therapist will use Music in the therapeutic environment as a way to help people in dealing with their emotional and mental problems or physical disabilities. Typical work activities listed on the Music Therapist Resume include some or all of the following – assessing client’s needs, planning and providing music sessions, maintaining record and case files, exploring a variety of musical styles or sounds with clients, and reporting about the progress of the patient with the family members or professional staff.

Whatever may be the employer or job setting, the Music Therapists are required to demonstrate the following skills and abilities – musical abilities, maturity, intuition and creativity, the ability to work with a variety of people, and the potential to deal with challenging situations. While an undergraduate music degree may not be needed to get into this profession, postgraduate training and education in music therapy are required.

Music Therapist Resume example

Music Therapist Resume

Objective : Music Therapist works with little supervision and enjoy working independently, comfortable with an unconventional work atmosphere.

Skills : Musician, Management.

Description :

    1. Developed a grant-funded Music Therapy program hospital-wide.
    2. Led music therapy groups and individual sessions in the areas of adolescent psychiatric, adult psychiatric, eating disorders.
    3. Facilitated ICU/Cardiac care study at HPH in conjunction with the Music Therapist at ENH.
    4. Developed assessment forms, pain and anxiety forms, developed care plans and helped to implement into hospital-wide computer charting system (EPIC).
    5. Attended staff meetings and medical rounds.
    6. Researched and assisted in grant writing for program funding.
    7. Presented, educated, and provided Continuing Education presentations on "Music Therapy, an integral part of patient care.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Psychology


Sr. Music Therapist Resume

Summary : To obtain a position as a Board-Certified Music Therapist working to restore, improve, and maintain the highest quality of life for patients in need of emotional, spiritual, psychological, social or physical support.

Skills : Experience singing, playing guitars in bands and teaching guitar lessons for multiple years.

Description :

    1. Provided music therapy to enhance, enrich, and preserve one's quality of life for patients in all settings from hospitals.
    2. Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing facilities to pt's homes and Seasons' In-Patient Unit.
    3. Collaborated with an interdisciplinary team to provide excellent patient care.
    4. Completed Counseling Skills course and working towards becoming a certified Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapist.
    5. Experienced in developing and documenting treatment plans; Referral forms, physician's orders, initial assessment.,
    6. Provided excellent Internship Supervision to Music Therapy Interns.
    7. Provided Bereavement services for pt's families, community, and facilities through carrying bereavement caseload, caregiver bereavement groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's


Jr. Music therapist Resume

Objective : To further expand professional skills within or beyond the clinical setting. Responsible to provide music therapy to clients in a 1:1 or group setting.

Skills : Music Therapy Training, Memory Care Experience, Intellectual Disability Experience, Rehabilitation Experience, Psych Experience, Managerial Experience.

Description :

    1. Assessed each client and continuing music therapy during their admission and future admissions in the hospital.
    2. Assisted in supervising music therapy interns throughout their entire six-month internship at the hospital.
    3. Collaborated with community donors and the foundation department in raising funds for the expressive arts program.
    4. Provided both group and individual sessions for students ages with emotional and intellectual disabilities in an educational setting.
    5. Conducted chorus, with weekly rehearsals and various performances throughout the year.
    6. Provided music therapy for adults with mental illness/substance abuse.
    7. Planned, prepared, and executed Music Therapy sessions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master's

Music Therapist I Resume

Objective : Over fifteen years of experience in supporting hospital based information management systems with a strong focus on the organizations operational and analytical data needs. Solid skills with; IT systems development life cycle project management, gaining subject matter expertise, working with data models, utilizing developer tools and working in a highly productive team environment.

Skills : Word, Excel, Type 60 Wpm, 10 Key By Touch, Works, Creative Writing, Press Releases.

Description :

    1. Developed a psychiatric treatment plan, using individualized needs assessment.
    2. Planned, organized, and directed medically prescribed individual and group music therapy sessions as part of mental.
    3. Directed group and individual instrumental and vocal music activities designed to meet patients' physical or psychological needs.
    4. Coached patients during individual/group sessions with music & music projective techniques, such as progressive relaxation.
    5. Provided direct patient care/treatment in behavioral health.
    6. Provided individual music therapy sessions to clients of various ages and diagnoses.
    7. Provided group and individual music therapy groups for children who have been exposed to domestic violence.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Music Therapist II Resume

Headline : Music Therapist that can use their high level of musicianship, as well as professional training at postgraduate level, to connect with and support clients.

Skills : Piano, Guitar, And Voice Efficiently For Individual.

Description :

    1. Assessed the patient's needs and plan music therapy interventions to best meet patients' needs.
    2. Attended IDT meetings and discuss changes in patient and treatment goals.
    3. Scheduled visits with individual patients and families to implement treatment plans.
    4. Provided support for patients, families, and staff.
    5. Educated the company and the community on the benefits of music therapy through in-services and presentations.
    6. Documented assessments and progress notes for each client, which included individualized goals, treatment plans.
    7. Collaborated with teachers and other therapists as well as each student's Individualized Education Plan (IEPs).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bacheolors

Music Therapist III Resume

Summary : Position as Music Therapist in a healthcare setting applying therapeutic music interventions to assist clients in recovering from mental, emotional and physical disabilities.

Skills : Alto Saxophone, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, Percussion basics, Garage Band - iPad and desktop.

Description :

    1. Implemented assessments for individualized service.
    2. Provided music therapy services to individuals and groups in community, clinic, and clients' homes.
    3. Led Neurologic Music Therapy therapy groups.
    4. Conducted school-based music therapy sessions to meet IEP services.
    5. Led sessions with Indiana Waiver and Private Pay clients including adults and children with developmental disabilities.
    6. Attended multi-disciplinary meetings to discuss and plan treatment measures for Indiana Waiver clients.
    7. Worked as a full-time and part-time Music Therapist for nursing homes in the NYC area.
    8. Developed patients' cognitive and social skills by playing familiar songs in solo and group settings to encourage their memory and word recognition.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Asst. Music Therapist Resume

Objective : A creative and resourceful educator and music therapist, seeking a Music Therapist position in a developmental environment committed to the growth of children and young adults.

Skills : Rehabilitation Experience, Psych Experience, Managerial Experience.

Description :

  • Encourages  clients to use a range of accessible musical instruments, such as percussion and their own voice, to express themselves.
  • Encourages clients' participation and supporting them musicians.
  • Helps clients explore sound to create a musical language of their own.
  • Improvises with music as a reaction to what your clients are communicating to enhance the individual nature of your relationship.
  • Plans, reviews and assesses therapy sessions to monitor their effectiveness and to help plan following sessions.
  • Records therapy sessions, with your clients' consent.
  • Supports your clients' creative development.
  • Helps  clients develop an increased self-awareness.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA

Associate Music Therapist Resume

Headline : Worked in the US as an LCSW and a Music Therapist in many different capacities. Spent the last eleven years working in Mexico with children and adolescents.

Skills : Musician, Management.

Description :

    1. Worked with developmentally disabled adults at Porterville Developmental Center.
    2. Provided music therapy services, group, and individual counseling.
    3. Served as a Qualified Mental Health Retardation Professional.
    4. Formed a marching band the Porterville Players who had many televised performances.
    5. Integrated these members into a McDonalds Special Olympics Band.
    6. Organized the whole band camp and performance as withdrawn funding.
    7. Utilized existing resources on facility grounds for room and board.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters

Lead Music Therapist Resume

Summary : Music Therapist (MUTH) provides music therapy to assigned Client(s). The Music Therapist must satisfy the requirements of the Music Therapist as outlined in 460 IAC 6-5-15. including a Criminal History and Background Policy and the Training Procedure. The Music Therapist must comply with applicable laws, regulations, LEL's Policies and Procedures Manual and support LEL's Mission and Vision.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

  • Developing and implementing a music therapy program for each Client per their respective ISP
  • Documenting and monitoring services
  • Collaborating with the LEL Management team to assure Client(s) program meets state requirements
  • Maintaining positive relationships with Clients, families and staff
  • Encouraging the Client(s) to participate fully, offer choices and options, encourage the Client(s) to use existing skills
  • Demonstrating the ability to provide services in accordance with the Client(s) ISP
  • Providing a safe environment for the Client(s) with disabilities being served
  • Providing services in the Client(s) residence, being respectful of their environment, family and family culture
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Music Therapist Resume

Objective : Music Therapist works with other Rehabilitation Services staff to provide therapeutic activity programs on treatment units and, at times, in a centralized program area called Main Street. The Music Therapist works as part of an interdisciplinary team and is a team member for their assigned unit.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

  • Sets goals for clients on an individual basis
  • Selects specific activities and exercises to assist the consumers in their progress
  • Uses techniques such as singing, listening, instrumental music composition, creative movement, guided imagery, and other methods deemed appropriate for each client.
  • Plans and conducts daily recovery groups, manages group process/dynamics so as to maximize patient participation and positive objective outcomes. Implements individualized behavior plans and MHT mentoring.
  • Maintains creative, stimulating groups and room environment.
  • Assesses and reassesses patients' strengths and needs and achievement of goals and objectives on the treatment plan.
  • Performs timely, complete, accurate, and legible documentation of services provided that is consistent with professional standards, facility procedures, and department requirements.
  • Takes initiative to make cooperative efforts with colleagues and other facility staff to meet needs of patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Psy.D.