AMTA

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AMTAAmerican Massage Therapy Association
AMTAAssociation for Machine Translation in the Americas
AMTAAustralian Mobile Telecommunications Association
AMTAAmerican Music Therapy Association
AMTAAmerican Mock Trial Association
AMTAAntenna Measurement Techniques Association
AMTAAmerican Mobile Telecommunications Association
AMTAAmerican Membrane Technology Association (formerly American Desalting Association)
AMTAAgricultural Market Transition Act
AMTAAlberta Motor Transport Association
AMTAAlabama Music Teachers Association
AMTAAdvanced Medical Technology Association
AMTAAtlantic Marine Trades Association
AMTAAlabama-Mississippi Telecommunications Association
AMTAAgency for Coordinating Mekong Tourism Activities (Vietnam)
AMTAAmerican Massage Therapists Association
AMTAAtlanta Metro Travel Association
AMTAAdvanced Manufacturing Technology Association
AMTAAmerican Monster Truck Association
AMTAAmerican Methadone Treatment Association, Inc.
AMTAAmerican Muscle Truck Association
AMTAAlaska Music Teachers Association
AMTAArlington Music Teachers' Association
AMTAAgricultural Management Training in Africa
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The American Music Therapy Association defines music therapy as "the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional."
According to the American Music Therapy Association website, students wishing to become certified music therapists must take courses in biology, music, music therapy, psychology, social and behavioral sciences and general studies, plus complete 1,200 hours of fieldwork, including an internship.
According to the American Music Therapy Association, music reduces stress, lowers blood pressure, and can boost motor skills and cognitive abilities.
He also held many leadership roles at NAMM, American Music Conference, National Piano Foundation, Piano Manufacturers Association International and the American Music Therapy Association.
An American Music Therapy Association report cites numerous evidence-based practices conducted throughout the world in the past two decades supporting it.
According to the American Music Therapy Association, music therapy is an established healthcare profession that uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals of all ages.
More information and lists of qualified therapists are available from the American Music Therapy Association (8455 Colesville Road, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910, 301-589-3300, musictherapy.org).
Silver Spring, MD: The American Music Therapy Association.
The American Music Therapy Association's (1999) definition of music therapy is "the clinical and evidence-based use of music intervention to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program." Johnson, Geringer, and Stewart (2003) gave us an excellent analysis of Internet information related to music therapy.
Silver Spring MD: The American Music Therapy Association.
For more information about music-related research and/or music therapy (i.e., using music to reach non-musical goals), visit the Music and Science Information Computer Archive (MuSICA) at http://musica.cnlm.uci.edu/index .html or the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) at http://www.musictherapy.org/.
The researchers summarized their findings at the Annual Meeting of the American Music Therapy Association in Atlanta.
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