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Andrea McGraw Hunt, Ph.D.

Andrea McGraw Hunt, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Professor of Music Therapy, Coordinator of Clinical Training

Department: Music

Phone: (610) 647-4400 Ext: 3159

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)


Teaching Philosophy: 

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.

Hunt has presented both nationally and internationally on her research and clinical practice, as well as on the topic of multicultural competence in music therapy. Her personal research interests include multicultural competence in music therapy practice, music-based assessment in music therapy, and neurophenomenology. She is a founding member of Mandala, an interfaith devotional music ensemble, which performs both regionally and across the country.


Research poster titled “Neurophenomenology of Guided Imagery and Music” presentation in Harrisburg at the capitol building, April 26, 2017.

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