Dr. Anthony Meadows

Dr. Tony Meadows
Associate Professor of Music, Director of Music Therapy, Chair of the Graduate Music Therapy Program
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  • Ph.D., Music Therapy, Temple University
  • M.M.T., Music Therapy, Temple University
  • B.Mus., Music Therapy, University of Melbourne (Australia)
  • Music Therapist, Board-Certified, Certification Board for Music Therapists
  • Licensed Professional Counselor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Anthony Meadows, Ph.D., MT-BC, FAMI, LPC received a Bachelor of Music Therapy degree from the University of Melbourne (Australia) in 1988, and an M.M.T. in 1996 and Ph.D. in 2002 from Temple University.   From 1998-2006 he worked as a music therapist in a school setting for children with multiple disabilities. Since 1999 he has maintained a private practice in Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) working with adults. In 2002 he established a music therapy position at the Joan Karnell Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital, and recently received the Fultz Research Grant to examine the effectiveness of music and imagery in managing symptoms related to chemotherapy infusions.  

Dr. Meadows has over 20 years of clinical experience, working with both children and adults. As editor of Music Therapy Perspectives, he oversees one of the premier music therapy journals in the United States, and has published extensively, including: Meadows, A (Ed.) (2011) Developments in Music Therapy Practice: Case Study Perspectives. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers. He has edited two volumes of Qualitative Inquiries in Music Therapy, a research monograph series. He serves as Chair of the Mid-Atlantic Research Committee of American Music Therapy Association, and serves on the editorial boards of several journals, including Music Therapy Perspectives and the Journal of the Association for Music and Imagery.

Dr. Meadows teaches courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs and advises students in both degrees. He also coordinates the Immaculata-West Chester University affiliate program.

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