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Addison Hines Music Therapy
Internship Program

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Interns at TrustBridge Health conduct sessions with patients facing terminal illnesses and their families. The internship experience includes observation, coleading, an independent caseload, supervision, special projects, education programs, and an individualized approach to each student's educational needs. Click here for more details »

"Interning with Trustbridge Health is one of the best decisions I've ever made! The environment is one that is safe but yet challenging. I was equipped with all the tools I needed to become a successful music therapist!" ~ Shenika Davis

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The music therapy department at TrustBridge Health is one of the largest of its kind in the country, with 10 full-time positions. MT’s work closely with other members of the interdisciplinary group including doctors, Registered Nurses, social workers, pastoral counselors, Licensed Massage Therapists, and volunteers. Click here for more details »

"The amount of support/supervision and opportunity to learn from 10 other music therapists are the gems of this internship."
~ Woon Tyen Lim

Resources
Interns have access to an extensive collection of resources and educational presentations. Online courses available include Religious Beliefs and Traditions at End of Life, Effective Communication, Understanding and Managing Pain, Grief and Loss: Caring for the Bereaved, and much more. The Music Therapy department provides monthly clinical meetings and quarterly continuing education presentations. We also have a large inventory of instruments and equipment. Click here for more details »

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We currently provide a six-month, 1040-hour clinical placement to six interns per year, starting in February, June, and October. Internship candidates who are seeking music therapy board certification and have attended an AMTA-member college or university are welcome to apply. Click here for more details »

"This is an outstanding internship experience that fosters personal, musical, clinical, and professional growth through working with a variety of people, professionals, and experiences."
~ Sara Miller

Upcoming openings and deadlines
Please contact Michelle Miller if you plan on applying or would like to schedule a site visit. Start dates are often flexible:  

  • February 2016: Application deadline August 1, 2015
  • June 2016: Application deadline December 1, 2015
  • October 2016: Application deadline March 1, 2016

*Download the application here*
**All applications must be received in full (including transcripts and letters of recommendation) by the application deadline in order to be considered.

For more information contact:
Michelle Miller, MT-BC
Music Therapy Education Lead
300 Northpoint Parkway, Ste. 305
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
(561) 227-5125

* The Music Therapy internship program is funded by a grant from the Addison Hines Charitable Trust.

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