St. LOUIS

MUSIC THERAPY

ASSOCIATION

OUR MISSION

The St. Louis Music Therapy Association (STLMTA) is a not for profit, 501(c)3, organization whose purpose is to advance public and professional awareness of music therapy and increase access to professional music therapy services in the St. Louis metropolitan and surrounding areas. 

“Music therapy is the clinical and evidence-based

use of music interventions to accomplish individualized

goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed

professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.

Music therapy interventions can be designed to:

Promote Wellness

Manage Stress

Alleviate Pain

Express Feelings

Enhance Memory

Improve Communication

Promote Physical Rehabilitation

Research in music therapy supports its effectiveness

in a wide variety of healthcare and educational settings."​

(AMTA, 2017)

WHAT IS MUSIC THERAPY?