Welcome to the Western Region Chapter, American Music Therapy Association, Inc.

WRAMTA Mission Statement: We exist to advocate the value of music therapy to the communities we serve, and develop and support the professional skills of our member base.

Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program (AMTA, 2005).

WRAMTA is one of the regional chapters of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA). The purpose of this organization is the advancement of music therapy within the western region. The AMTA strives towards the progressive development of the therapeutic use of music in rehabilitation, special education, and community settings.

Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington and U.S. Territories and outlying areas in the Pacific Ocean make up the Western Region.

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