Marylhurst alumni and faculty in the music therapy program took an active role in the planning and presentation of the 2014 Western Regional American Music Therapy Association conference in Portland.
Department of Music
MA in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology (emphasis in Music Therapy), Naropa University
Bachelor of Music Education, University of Colorado
Intro to Music Therapy
Music Therapy for Children
Music for Recreation and Special Education
Music and Movement
2nd Year Practicum Seminar
Exceptional Children in the Schools
Emily Ross has worked in private practice since 2003 as a music therapist serving children and adults on the autism spectrum. The name of her business is Self Express Music Therapy Studio. She has supervised music therapy interns and practicum students since 2003, and also plays French horn in the Pacific Crest Wind Symphony.
Oregon Association of Music Therapy
American Music Therapy Association
Autism Society of Oregon
Presentations / Workshops
What is Music Therapy?
Music Therapy Playshop
Children with Special Needs: Understanding their Challenges; Meeting their Needs
Children with Special Needs: Meeting their Needs with Music
Communication and Language: What a Daycare Provider Can Do to Promote Language Development
Music Therapy for Children with Disabilities: A Transpersonal Approach
Therapeutic Decision Making: Using Erickson's Developmental Model to Approach Clients Effectively
Excellence in Academic Service & Teaching, Marylhurst University (2009)