Dr. Lillian Eyre

Title: 
Associate Professor of Music Therapy
Office: 
Faculty Center 15
Phone Extension: 
3490
Email Address: 
leyre@immaculata.edu
Education: 

Ph.D., Music Therapy, Temple University; Master of Music, Piano Performance, University of Montreal; Bachelor of Music Therapy, University of Quebec at Montreal; Bachelor of Music, Piano Performance, University of Western Ontario; Concert Diploma, Concordia University; Music Therapist, Board-Certified; Music Therapist, Accredited (Canada)

Biography: 

Lillian Eyre, Ph.D., MT-BC, MTA, received a bachelor's degree in music therapy from University of Quebec at Montreal (UQÀM) (Canada) in 1995, and a Ph.D. in music therapy from Temple University in 2008. Prior to undertaking studies in music therapy, she completed a Concert Diploma at Concordia University in 1984 and a master's degree in performance at the University of Montréal in 1988.
 
From 1995 to 2006, she worked at the McGill University Hospital Centre where she developed music therapy programs in psychiatry, geriatrics, and haemodialysis. Prior to beginning her position as assistant professor of music therapy at Immaculata University, she was a music therapy instructor at UQÀM and at Temple University.
 
She has worked on several research projects related to the contribution of music therapy to one’s health and wellness. She is a consultant for the Canadian Music Therapy Internship Education Committee and a reviewer for the journal, Arts and Psychotherapy. She maintains a clinical practice in psychiatry at Temple University Episcopal Hospital. Her current area of research interest is the integration of narrative therapy practices with music therapy techniques in clinical psychiatry.


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