Kirsten Meyer, MA, MT-BC is a board-certified music therapist serving Omaha, Council Bluffs, Sioux City, and surrounding areas. She holds a bachelor’s degree in music and psychology from St. Olaf College, and a master’s equivalency degree in music therapy from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Kirsten completed her six-month music therapy internship at Florida State Hospital, a 1,000-bed forensic psych facility in Chattahoochee, Florida. Additionally, Kirsten has completed training in Neurologic Music Therapy at the Robert F. Unkefer Academy of Neurologic Music Therapy at Colorado State University.
Since receiving board certification, Kirsten has provided individual and group music therapy sessions for a variety of populations and settings, including early childhood, mental health of all ages (both acute and long-term), older adults, hospice, medical, and veterans.
Kirsten co-authored the feature article for the 2013 issue of imagine early childhood music therapy online magazine, has presented at the national and regional level, has served on various music therapy committees at the regional and national level, and maintains an active interest in music therapy research, exam development, and advocacy.
Additionally, Kirsten performs as a section violist in the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra and principal violist of the Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra, and has a small studio of violin and viola students.