Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PhD in Music Therapy (2013) & Masters in Music Therapy (2008)
Office: CH-G 213C
Phone: (845) 257-2707
August 2013 Assistant Professor, State University of New York, New Paltz
August 2008- August 2013 Temple University, Coordinator of Clinical Placements, Adjunct Faculty
Summer 2009- August 2013 Molloy College (Rockville Centre, NY), Adjunct Faculty
CLINICAL EXPERIENCE (Partial list)
August 2008-August 2013 Shriners Hospital for Children (Philadelphia, PA.)
Spring 2008-Winter 2011 Carson Valley Children’s Aid (Philadelphia, PA)
August 2007-Winter 2010 Arts and Quality of Life Research Center
August 2006-January 2010 Kardon Institute for Arts Therapy
August 2004-August 2006 Institute for Therapy through The Arts (ITA)
Music Therapy Foundations
Music Thearpy Research
Music Thearpy Clinical Supervision
Experiential and Arts Based Education in Music Therapy
Arts Based Research
Composition Methods in Music Thearpy
Popular Music and Adolescents
Hip Hop Culture and Music Therapy
Awards, Honors & Recognition
2013: Outstanding Contribution to the Field Music Therapy; Temple University
2009: Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy; American Music Therapy Association
2009: Joanne Marie Cardillo Memorial Fund for Music Therapy; Music Therapy Scholarship. Temple, University
2008: Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association Graduate Scholarship Award
2007: Joanne Marie Cardillo Memorial Fund for Music Therapy; Music Therapy Scholarship. Temple University
Viega, M., & Hadley, S. (2013). Direct encounters: Challenging my sense of self as a good,
moral person. In S. Hadley (Ed.) Experiencing Race as a Music Therapist: Personal
Narratives. Barcelona Publishers: Gilsum, NH.
Viega, M. (2011). The Hero’s Journey in hip-hop and its applications in music therapy. In S. Hadley & G. Yancy (Eds.), Therapeutic uses of rap music. New York, NY: Routledge Publishers.
Viega, M. & MacDonald, S. (2011). Hear Our Voices: A music therapy songwriting program and the message of The Little Saints. In S. Hadley & G. Yancy (Eds.), Therapeutic uses of rap music. New York, NY: Routledge Publishers.
Viega, M. (2010). Body listening as a method of understanding a music program used in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music. Journal of the Association for Music and Imagery, 12, 21-47.
Certificates & Licenses
MT-BC: Board certified by the American Music Therapy Association, July 2001
FAMI: Fellowship in the Association of Music and Imagery.
Committee Memberships & Professional Organizations
2008-current: Assembly Delegate Member of the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association
May 2011-2013: Ethics Chair, Association of Music and Imagery (AMI)
March 2011-2013: Vice President Conference Planning for Mid-Atlantic Region of Music Therapy
March 2011-March 2012: Diversity Task Force, American Music Therapy Association
2008- March 2011: Vice President Conference Planning-Elect for the Mid-Atlantic Region of Music Therapy, Assembly Delegate for Mid-Atlantic Region of Music Therapy