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Presenter: Kathleen M. Murphy, PhD, MT-BC

Kimberly Hill - Thursday, February 02, 2017

Please join us March 10-11, 2017 at our 10th Annual Conference celebrating “Ten Years of Help, Hope and Healing”. Professionals will have the opportunity to hear from an exciting line up of experts in the field of brain and spinal cord injury while earning up to 12 CEUs. Survivors will participate in hands on activities, socialize with others and hear motivational, helpful and inspiring messages. Registration information, along with the schedule of events and location can be found HERE or by sending email to

Kathleen M. Murphy, PhD, MT-BC will be presenting to professionals on Saturday, March 11th at 1:30 pm on “Music Therapy and Rehabilitation” and to survivors on Saturday, March 11th at 11:15 am on “Music Therapy”.

Kathleen M. Murphy, PhD, MT-BC is the Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Music Therapy.  She received her undergraduate degree in Music Education with a concentration in Music Therapy from Duquesne University.  She received her master’s degree and doctoral degree in music therapy from Temple University. She is an active clinician, supervisor and researcher with over 30 years of clinical experience in healthcare and educational institutions. She has authored book chapters and journal articles and is the associate editor of Music Therapy Research, (3rd Edition).  Dr. Murphy has presented nationally and internationally on a variety of topics related to music therapy clinical practice and issues related to education and professional well-being. Her research interests are focused on music therapy in substance dependence treatment across the life span and post-traumatic stress disorder. Dr. Murphy is a member of the American Music Therapy Association where she has served in leadership positions on the state, regional and national levels.