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.

Spotlight Webinar Series

Announcing CBMT's Spotlight Webinar Series! CBMT has…

Accreditation as a Measure of Excellence: Understanding NCCA Accreditation and the Renewal Process

CBMT is proud to announce that its accreditation with NCCA was…

Demystifying the CBMT Board Certification Examination

Socrates is famous for having said: “The unexamined life is not worth living.” On the other hand, Robert Fulghum – the author of “All I Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” – jokingly commented that “the examined life is no picnic.” While it’s true that self-examination is never an easy process, we all agree excellence cannot be achieved without it. At CBMT, our mission is rooted in self-examination.
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CBMT and AMTA: Serving Different Purposes for One Shared Goal

Music therapists are fortunate to have two key organizations…
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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…
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For Convenience & Safety, Music Therapists Indicate Telepractice is Here to Stay

The effects of the pandemic accentuated the importance of managing…
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CBMT Recertification Video Release!

The CBMT Recertification Program provides guidelines to assist…
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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.