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Kristin Maya Story

Maya Story

Department of Art, Music and Creative Arts Therapies
Clinical Coordinator, Music Therapy Program
St. Catherine Hall


PhD research student, Aalborg University

MS in Music Therapy, Indiana University at Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN.
Thesis: Second Life as a Virtual Learning Environment for the Clinical Training of Music Therapists

B.Mus. in Music Therapy, University of Miami

Other Training

Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery
Advanced guided imagery and music training


Music Therapy

Classes Taught

Introduction to Music Therapy
Beginning Practicum Seminar
Advanced Practicum Seminar
Theory and Practice with Adults
Music Therapy and Mental Health
Senior Project


Maya Story is the clinical coordinator for the music therapy program in the Marylhurst Department of Art, Music and Creative Arts Therapies. Maya's research and areas of interest are in guided imagery and music as a means of clinical support and inner transformation, and concepts related to social media and technology. Maya is currently a PhD Research student at Aalborg University.

Professional Associations

American Music Therapy Association
Association for Music and Imagery (president)
Western Region of the American Music Therapy Association
Oregon Music Therapists


Music Therapy and Avatars: Reflections on Virtual Learning Environments for Music Therapy Students. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy, [S.l.], v. 14, n. 1, jan. 2014. ISSN 1504-1611. Available at:CLICK HERE to be directed to the article online.


European Music Therapy Congress Conference, Oslo, Norway (2013)
The Association for Music and Imagery Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (2013)
11th Annual American Music Therapy Association National Conference, San Diego, CA (2009)
Music Technology Conference IUPUI, Indianapolis (2007)


Faculty Innovation and Excellence Grant (2013)
Faculty Technology Grant (2011)

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