“As soon as people experience music therapy, they become believers,” says Amy Clements-Cortes.
The UWindsor professor is profiled in Class Action, a column devoted to careers and education in the Toronto weekly, Now magazine.
Senior music therapist practice adviser at the Baycrest health sciences centre, she says it is frustrating to have to reiterate that the profession is more than entertainment.
“We have clinical aims and objectives,” says Dr. Clements-Cortes. “It’s a frequently prescribed complementary therapy.”