Kirsten Meyer, MA, MT-BC is a board-certified music therapist and violist based in the Omaha metro 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 Conservatory of Music and Dance. Kirsten completed her six-month music therapy internship at Florida State Hospital, a 1,000-bed forensic psych facility in Chattahoochee, Florida.
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 offers private instruction on viola and violin.