Below are other examples of creative arts therapies. It is possible that a music therapist may work with a professional from one of these areas, or it is possible that a music therapist needs to define themselves as separate from these professions. For instance, it is sometimes hard to know where music therapy ends and dance therapy begins. These are links to the different associations which all briefly describe the respective creative therapy. It might be beneficial to your research to pull search terms from these resources.
It is important to have some basic knowledge of how the field interacts with the government and the law making process. This is primarily because music therapy is a newer field in comparison to other fields, such as psychology. There are processes happening in the U.S. dealing with licensure which affects the board certified music therapists' ability to work state by state.
Below are some laws that affect the music therapy practice as a whole.
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