Lillian Eyre, Ph.D., MT-BC, FAMI, LPC, 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. She taught music therapy at UQÀM and at Temple University before taking on her position at Immaculata University.
Her research interests include applications of narrative therapy practices to music therapy, developmental trauma and PTSD, clinical improvisation, and music therapy supervision. She serves on the editorial review board of The Arts in Psychotherapy and Music Therapy Perspectives and is a member of the Professional Supervision Training Committee for the Canadian Music Therapy Association. She is the editor of and contributing author to Guidelines to Clinical Practice in Music Therapy: Mental Health, published by Barcelona Publishers.