As your partner and advocate in music therapy, CBMT promotes excellence by awarding board certification based on proven, up-to-date knowledge and competence in clinical practice. Our vision is to ensure access to safe, effective music therapy services for all.

We inspire confidence among music therapists to practice at the highest level.

A woman with special needs plays the drums and laughs while another woman sings and plays the guitar.

With Growth Rates Steady, Music Therapy on Pace to Soon Reach 10,000 Certificants

With steady growth rates over the past 10 years, music therapy…

For Convenience & Safety, Music Therapists Indicate Telepractice is Here to Stay

The effects of the pandemic accentuated the importance of managing…

CBMT Recertification Video Release!

The CBMT Recertification Program provides guidelines to assist…

CBMT Update on COVID-19

The CBMT has compiled a listing of resources and provisions being made for helping to assure candidates, certificants, and staff remain healthy during this difficult time.

Spotlight Your Credential and Expertise with a Digital Badge

As work environments are changing, the framed credential on your…

CBMT Call for Nominations 2020

CBMT is currently seeking MT-BCs who are interested in serving…

Just Released! Value of Certification Video

As your partner and advocate in music therapy, CBMT promotes…

CBMT Board Certification Domains 2020 are Now Available

The new CBMT Board Certification Domains define the body of knowledge that represents competent practice in the profession of music therapy and identifies what a credentialed therapist may do in practice.

Help Us Advance State Recognition

We invite you to join in our efforts to advocate for and advance the profession of music therapy, find out what you can do to help achieve all levels of state recognition.