Kirsten Meyer, MA, MT-BC is a board-certified music therapist serving Omaha, Council Bluffs, and the surrounding area. 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, including early childhood, mental health of all ages, geriatrics, hospice, medical, rehabilitation, and veterans. She also enjoys part-time work as a symphony musician.
Kirsten co-authored the feature article for the 2013 issue of imagine early childhood music therapy online magazine (full issue available in PDF here), has presented at the national and regional level, serves on various music therapy committees at the regional and national level, and maintains an active interest in music therapy research and advocacy.