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This course is intended for students, interns and professionals who would like to develop or expand a music therapy program in a medical setting.

This course is intended for professionals who are interested and motivated in pursuing a Music Therapy business or Private Practice. This course will focus on providing essential information, resources, and tips for music therapists in every step of the business process; whether you are interested in opening and running a private practice, expanding your practice, or you’ve faced challenges and are looking for a change in the way your business is handled.

In addition to the need-to-know information, this course will offer you several different perspectives through interviews with 7 successful music therapist business owners! Let this course pave the way for you to take OWNERSHIP of your private practice!

Full course description

This course is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 3 CMTEs.

Do you have questions? Special requests? Group access? Student discount? We will work with you!

Send an email to Paige at Info@MusicTherapyEd.com with your specific request, and we will respond with a custom solution just for you. (Paige is a music therapist too! She can help.)

This course comes with a VIP Membership!

  • Access to 100+ CMTEs at your fingertips
  • Monthly Jam Alongs to improve your repertoire (with lead sheets & tutorials!)
  • 5 unlocks per month inside our renowned intervention idea database – search 100+ interventions for ideas based on your setting & your clients’ goals
  • Personalized support from Kat, our team, & our community – sign up includes a chat with Kat right away

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About the Instructor

Meryl Brown, instructor

Meryl Brown, MM, MT-BC

Meryl Brown, MM, MT-BC has been providing music therapy for individuals since 2006. She has worked with a variety of populations including early intervention, individuals with autism, pediatrics and pediatric intensive care, adult mental health, and the elderly. Meryl owns and operates Developing Melodies, a private music business in Bloomington, Illinois, offering music therapy services, music lessons, and consultation services.

Kind Words

“It has been my pleasure to work with Meryl Brown in our Music Therapy association, IAMT. I am impressed with her curiosity for knowledge, both about the field of Music Therapy and about ways she can develop a strong small business.

Melaine T. Pohlman, MT-BC, DT
President, Illinois Association for Music Therapy

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CBMT Relationship: Zero to Full-Time: Private Practice with Meryl Brown, MM, MT-BC is approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) for 3 Continuing Music Therapy Education credits. Sound Health Music, Approved Provider #P-110, maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT policies and criteria. Please view the required CBMT information.