Becoming a member

The statutes of BMT asbl describe three forms of membership: student member, candidate member and full member. A full member can, in case s/he meets the formulated criteria, obtain the status of supervisor.

The conditions to obtain one of these forms of membership, are the following:

Full member

  • Certificate of an academic music therapy training
  • 2 Years of full-time clinical experience
  • 120 Hours of self-experience including psychotherapy and/ or music therapy and/ or group music therapy
  • 150 Hours of supervision by an recognized supervisor (psychotherapist and/ or music therapist)
  • Publication in a journal or book

OR

  • No certificate of an academic music therapy training, but 10 years of full-time clinical experience
  • 120 Hours of self-experience including psychotherapy and/ or music therapy and/ or group music therapy
  • 150 Hours of supervision by an recognized supervisor (psychotherapist and/ or music therapist)
  • A dissertation with a theoretical and practical section that deepens an aspect relevant to music therapy and that is approved by an exam commission of an academic training

Supervisor

  • Meeting the criteria of full membership
  • 8 Years of full-time clinical experience
  • 5 Publications in journals or books

Candidate member

  • Certificate of an academic music therapy training
  • 60 Hours of self-experience including psychotherapy and/ or individual music therapy
  • 60 Hours of supervision
  • 80 Hours of group music therapy

Student member

  • Being admitted to the Master years of an academic music therapy training

In case you believe to be fully meeting these conditions and you want to apply, you can direct your request via the form you find on This Page.

You also can become sympathizer or supporting member of BMT asbl. More information concerning this matter you can equally become by directing your request using the form mentioned above.