Listed below are nationally board certified Music Therapists here in Arizona ready to serve you!
- National board certification requires that each music therapist has met the eligibility requirements to sit for – and pass the Certified Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) exam.
- A professional music therapist holds a bachelor’s degree or higher in music therapy from one of over 70 American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) approved college and university programs.
- In-depth knowledge in three main areas: musical foundations, clinical foundations, and music therapy foundations and principles as specified in the AMTA Professional Competencies.
- A minimum of 1200 hours of clinical training, including a supervised internship, prior to earning certification.
Julie Hoffer, MM, MT-BCBoard Certified Music Therapist Lecturer/Clinical Training Coordinator/OwnerASU School of Music and Valley Music Therapy
Julie Murillo, MT-BC, is the owner of Valley Music Therapy and the Clinical Training Coordinator for ASU’s music therapy program. She coordinates student placements for clinical training in community facilities and at ASU’s Music Therapy Clinic. Julie holds a Master’s of Music degree in Music Therapy from Arizona State University.
As a practicing music therapist, Julie uses music as the foundation for therapeutic interaction to address cognitive, physical, psychological, communicative, social and spiritual needs, helping individuals attain and maintain maximum levels of functioning. Her diverse client base includes such populations as geriatrics, hospice, developmental disabilities, mental health, brain injury, oncology, and wellness.
Valley Music Therapy is a private practice, established to provide quality music therapy services at reasonable fees to those in need of such professional services in the metropolitan Phoenix/East Valley area.
Julie accepts private pay for music therapy services.