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Regulation News

Accredited Music Therapists in Alberta are joining other counselling therapists to become regulated health professionals.

The newly created College of Counselling Therapy of Alberta aims to protect the public by enforcing professional regulations, standards of practice and codes of ethics.


Music Therapy Professional Organizations

Accredited music therapists (MTA) are licensed through the Canadian Association for Music Therapists. Music therapists are also encouraged to be members of their provincial association to stay informed and connected in their community.

When hiring a music therapist, feel free to contact these organizations to verify membership.

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Canadian Association for Music Therapists

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Music Therapy Association for Alberta


Music Therapy Non Profits

These organizations support and provide funding for various music therapy programs in Canada. Each of these groups provides funds specifically for Accredited Music Therapists (MTA) facilitating sessions.