Young music therapy client playing the drum

Opening Doors to the World: CBMT’s Emerging Role in International Credentialing

Music therapists worldwide recognize the profound knowledge required to effectively serve clients around the globe. The credentialing process is the badge of expertise, showcasing our understanding of both nuances of music and its therapeutic applications. In a significant stride towards international credentialing, the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) was recently one of the featured […]

CBMT Executive Director Position Profile

CBMT Executive Director Position Profile The CBMT Executive Board of Directors is partnering with the Washington, DC-based search firm Vetted Solutions to conduct a search for its next Executive Director.  The Executive Director Position Profile is now available: CBMT ED Position Profile All applicants and inquiries are to be directed to Vetted Solutions and those […]

Certification Board Announces Executive Director Retirement

Organization Initiates Search for New Executive Director Downingtown, PA, 12/15/2023 – The Certification Board for Music Therapists, the certifying agency for the profession of music therapy, announced today that its long-serving Executive Director, Joy Schneck, MM, MT-BC, will retire from her position once a successor has been appointed. The organization announced that it is initiating […]

CBMT Leadership Reflects on the Value of Certification in Music Therapy as the Organization Celebrates 40 Years

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP As CBMT celebrates 40 years of changing lives through music therapy, its board members, executive leadership and certificants have been weighing in on the organization’s impact over the decades and the value of certification in the field. Alaine Reschke-Hernandez, PhD, MT-BC and Chair, CBMT Continuing Education Committee, elected to volunteer for the Continuing […]

CBMT Kicks Off Practice Analysis Process

As the job – or “practice” – of a music therapist evolves and changes, it’s essential that the certification program also evolves to incorporate these changes. It was Winston Churchill who said: “To improve is to change.” That is the goal of the Practice Analysis process in the music therapy profession – to incorporate the […]