IMTAC: International Music Therapy Assessment Consortium

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IMTAC has a purpose of sharing and increasing knowledge and awareness about music therapy assessment. If you have inquiries about assessment either use of, development of or research issues you can contact each of us according to our specific area of knowledge listed under members. We cannot consult you in a comprehensive way but aim to refer you further or start a possible more formal collaboration.

List of members in International Music Therapy Assessment Consortium:

Daniel Thomas

Daniel Thomas

Daniel Thomas qualified as a music therapist in 2002. He is a 2017 Advancing Healthcare Awards winner for his work with Chroma, the UK’s leading provider of art, drama and music therapy services. Through Chroma, Daniel leads a team of 60+ Arts Therapists working across the health, education and social care sectors in his role as Managing Director. His own music therapy work focuses on children and families, especially supporting attachment, bonding and resilience.
daniel@wearechroma.com

 

Eric Waldon

Eric Waldon

Eric Waldon, Ph.D., MT-BC is an Associate Professor of Music Therapy at University of the Pacific, California. A Board-Certified Music Therapist, he also holds a license to practice psychology in California.  His research interests include studying the use of music in medical settings, assessment and measurement in music therapy, and research-related activity among music therapists
ewaldon@PACIFIC.EDU

Esa Ala-Ruona

Esa Ala-Ruona

Esa Ala-Ruona, PhD, is an associate professor and senior researcher at the Music Therapy Clinic for Research and Training, University of Jyväskylä. He is a clinical teacher and a supervisor and coordinates the international MA programme of Music Therapy. His research interests are assessment and evaluation, improvisational psychodynamic music therapy, and rehabilitation of stroke patients.
esa.ala-ruona@jyu.fi

Gustavo Gattino

Gustavo Gattino

Gustavo S. Gattino, PhD, is an assistant professor and researcher at Aalborg University (Denmark). His research interests include translation and validation of assessments in music therapy, the effects of music therapy in physiological biomarkers and music therapy for people with autism spectrum disorders.
Gattino@hum.aau.dk

John A. Carpente

John A. Carpente

John A. Carpente, Ph.D., MT-BC, LCAT, is Associate Professor of Music Therapy at Molloy College, Founder and Director of the Rebecca Center for Music Therapy, and the Founding Director of the Center for Autism and Child Development at Molloy College. His publications are on the topic of music therapy, assessment and ASD.
drjohnmtbc@gmail.com

 

Sanne Storm

Sanne Storm

Sanne Storm, PhD, is a researcher and music therapist within psychiatry and the health service on the Faroe Islands focusing on perinatal anxiety and depression. Her research involves development of a voice music therapy assessment tool. Since 2005 Sanne has taught therapy related body- and voice work at AAU, Denmark.
stormsanne@gmail.com

Stine Lindahl Jacobsen

Stine Lindahl Jacobsen

Stine Lindahl Jacobsen, Ph.D, Associate Professor & Head of MA Program and Knowledge Group, Aalborg University. Assessment of Parent-Child Interaction (APCI) developer, researcher & trainer. Clinical & research areas mainly include families at risk, child protection, effect studies  and music therapy assessment.
slj@hum.aau.dk

 

Thomas Wosch

Thomas Wosch

Thomas Wosch, Prof. Dr., University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt / Germany, director of Master music therapy for clients with special needs and dementia patients, research and development in microanalysis in music therapy, ICT in music therapy assessment, music therapy in dementia, outcome research in naturalistic setting; clinician in psychiatry.
thomas.wosch@fhws.de

Wendy Magee

Wendy Magee

Wendy Magee is Professor at Temple University, Philadelphia. She has practiced in neuro-rehabilitation since 1988 as a music therapy clinician, researcher, manager and trainer. Her published research covers diverse neurological populations, Cochrane reviews, assessment and measurement with over 80 publications including training manuals in two languages and edited books.
wmagee@temple.edu