Andrea Hunt - Director of Music Therapy

Andrea Hunt

 
 
Phone Number: 856-256-4032
Office: Wilson Hall 237
 

Andrea McGraw Hunt has practiced music therapy since 1997 with clients in various settings, including skilled nursing, inpatient psychiatric, and residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation, in addition to private practice in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music. As assistant director of Temple University’s Arts and Quality of Life Research Center, she oversaw all aspects of the Center’s operations, including project and research designs; community partnerships; obtaining funding; data collection, management, and analysis; and reports of project outcomes. She also taught and assisted with clinical coordination at Temple University before taking a position atImmaculata University where she served as clinical coordinator and a core faculty member for both the undergraduate and graduate programs.

Dr. Hunt has presented both nationally and internationally on her research and clinical practice, particularly on the topics of neurophenomenology and the interface of the neuroscience and music therapy fields. Her research focuses on the use of electroencephalogram (EEG) in live music therapy experiences, particularly addressing mental health needs. Her interests also include exploring the role of community music therapy in social justice movements in the US. She is a founding member of Mandala, an interfaith devotional music ensemble, which performs in the Philadelphia region and across the country. Outside of music therapy she enjoys doing gymnastics and flying trapeze, gardening, and traveling with her family.

 

Education:
Ph.D., M.M.T., Temple University
B.M., Michigan State University
Music Therapist, Board-Certified (MT-BC)
Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery (FAMI)

 

Websites:

http://www.mandalaband.net