World Federation of Music Therapy


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The World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT) is an international nonprofit organization bringing together music therapy associations and individuals interested in developing and promoting music therapy globally through the exchange of information, collaboration among professionals and actions. 
Founded in 1985 in Genoa Italy, it is the only worldwide professional organization representing music therapy in many areas of the world. 
The members of the Federation are music therapy organizations, training programs, certified music therapists, music therapy students, and individuals associated with music therapy.
WFMT is an international body, with officers, commissioners, and regional liaisons in all regions of the world.
Supporting Music Therapy Worldwide

The World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT) is dedicated to developing and promoting music therapy throughout the world as an art and science. The Federation supports the global development of educational programs, clinical practice, and research to demonstrate the contributions of music therapy to humanity. 

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