Janice Lindstrom


Lecturer, Music Therapy





Dr. Janice Lindstrom has been a board-certified music therapist for over 25 years, working in schools, geriatric long-term care facilities, psychiatric settings, pediatric and adult hospitals, and private practice. After joining SMU in 2011, she supervised pre-internship clinical training for five years and has been teaching music therapy methods and practicum since 2016.

Dr. Lindstrom has served on the Southwestern Region of the American Music Therapy Association (SWAMTA) board of directors since 1997 in many roles, including president, and has served on the continuing education committee for the Certification Board for Music Therapy. Currently, she serves as Government Relations Representative and on the Texas Task Force for State Recognition of music therapy.


B.M., Music Therapy, Sam Houston State University
M.A., Music Therapy, Texas Woman’s University
D.L.S., Music Therapy, Southern Methodist University


Changemaker Award, AMTA & CBMT, 2021
Professional Practice Award, AMTA, 2014
Harmony Award, Service, SWAMTA, 2014

Course list

Developmental Music Therapy Practicum I MUTY 3141
Psychiatric Music Therapy Practicum II MUTY 3142
Medical Music Therapy Practicum III MUTY 3143
Gerontological Music Therapy Practicum IV MUTY 3144
Developmental Music Therapy MUTY 3211
Psychiatric Music Therapy MUTY 3212
Medical Music Therapy MUTY 3213
Gerontological Music Therapy MUTY 3214
Modern Acoustic Guitar I PERB 1103
Modern Acoustic Guitar II PERB 1104
Janice Lindstrom