Visiting Lecturer in Music Therapy
Janice Lindstrom is a lecturer in music therapy at SMU. She has been a clinical music therapist for over 20 years, working in schools, geriatric long term care facilities, psychiatric settings, hospitals and private practice. She supervised SMU music therapy students during their pre-internship clinical training from 2011 to 2015. She has served on the Southwestern Region of the American Music Therapy Association (SWAMTA) board of directors for 17 years in many roles, including president, and has served on the continuing education committee for the Certification Board for Music Therapy.
Lindstrom received her Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy from Sam Houston State University (1995) and a Master of Arts in Music Therapy from Texas Woman’s University (2001), and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Liberal Studies at SMU. She blogs at HeartBeatMusicTherapy.net and is host and producer of The Music Therapy Show, a weekly Internet radio show that has been on the air since 2008. In 2013, Lindstrom received the Professional Practice Award from the American Music Therapy Association.
At SMU, Lindstrom teaches music therapy methods courses and practicum for Developmental Music Therapy, Gerontological Music Therapy, Psychiatric Music Therapy, and Medical Music Therapy.