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                          Music heals.

                        - Pythagoras


The Music for Healing and Transition Program (MHTP) is a course of study that prepares a musician to create, with live therapeutic music, a healing environment that serves the ill, the dying and those who care for them.


Those who may benefit from therapeutic music include:


  • Temporarily ill and injured

  • Chronically ill

  • Critically ill

  • Alzheimer's patients

  • Patients before and after surgery

  • Premature and healthy babies

  • Birthing mothers

  • Nursing home patients

  • Comatose patients

  • Patients in life/death transition


Graduates of MHTP are certified as Music Practitioners (CMP) and may practice in a variety of settings:


  • Nursing Homes

  • Hospitals

  • Hospice

  • Dialysis Centers

  • Dental Offices

  • Treatment Centers

  • All Healthcare Facilities

  • Private Homes


For more information, check out the MHTP website at


Donna completed practicum hours at Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois; University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio; and St. Leonard Health and Rehabilitation Center, Centerville, Ohio. Areas of practice included ICU, neuro, med/surg and ortho/trauma floors and skilled nursing wing. She served as a bedside musician at Ohio's Hospice of Dayton, and is currently an Advisor and Reviewer for the Music for Healing and Transition Program (MHTP).

Click on the Testimonials tab to hear the positive effects of this valuable service, and click on the Therapeutic Music Samples tab to hear some relaxing examples of therapeutic music.

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