Dr. Laura Beer, director of the music therapy program, gave a talk titled Music Therapy: A Healing Art and Clinical Modality at the National Federation of Music Clubs' conference in June 2014.
Department of Music
MA in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Music Therapy, Naropa
BA in Music, Gonzaga University
Specialized training in music therapy-assisted childbirth facilitation
Music in Recreation and Special Education
Music Therapy Practicum Seminar
Beth Rousseau is a board-certified music therapist and classically trained vocalist. In addition to the courses she teaches at Marylhurst, she is Practicum On-Site Supervisor for music therapy students.
Beth was president of the Oregon Association for Music Therapy in 2007 and 2008, and has served a total of seven years on the board. She is the founder of Portland Music Therapy, providing music therapy, counseling and doula services since 2004. Beth has been a member of the American Music Therapy Association since 2002.