Graduate Music & Imagery Certification Program
Anna Maria College is proud to offer three levels of Music & Imagery Training based upon Helen Bonny's foundational notions of humanistic music therapy. Our Level I and II Trainings include new and practical approaches. Each level of training consists of an intensive seminar at our on-campus Summer Institute in Paxton, MA, followed by a supervised, long-distance practicum. The Level I and II Summer Institute is led by Lisa Summer, world renowned for her GIM skills as a clinician and trainer; practica are supervised by our internationally esteemed faculty.
All candidates must apply for admission to the AMC Graduate Music & Imagery Certification Program. Applicants must have the entry level music therapy credential or be currently enrolled in a graduate music therapy program.
All graduate courses offered by the Institute for Music & Consciousness are:
- Approved by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT). CMTE credits awarded by CBMT are accepted by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). The Institute for Music & Consciousness, #P-080 maintains responsibility for program quality and adherence to CBMT Policies and Criteria.
- Approved as Level I, II, and III GIM Training by the Association for Music & Imagery (AMI). The credential, FAMI (Fellow of the Association for Music & Imagery is awarded upon successful completion of Level III Training).
Housing and Food Options at AMC
You may reserve housing in our residence hall on the edge of our quiet campus. Single and double rooms are available; the rooms are typical residence-style housing, comfortable, with a shared bathroom. The cost is $60.00 per evening for a single room; $45.00 per evening for a double room.
Fill out the Housing Application.
You may reserve a single or shared room in a hotel in Worcester (eight miles away) at a reduced Anna Maria College rate of $99 per room.
Lunch is available at AMC's dining hall Monday through Friday. (Visit AMC's Dining Services site for menu options and more.)
Kitchen facilities are available (refrigerator, stove, microwave) for your use.
Supermarkets, convenience stores, and a variety of restaurants are available near the AMC campus, reachable by car.
Transportation at AMC
AMC is equidistant, approximately 90 minutes from several airports: Boston, Providence, Hartford, and Manchester. For a shuttle service from the Boston or Providence airport directly to campus, click: Knight's Airport Limousine
AMC is located on a beautiful 192-acre campus, which allows for convenient walking between the dining room, music building, and residence hall.
On-campus parking is available.
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