B.M. Music Therapy, Michigan State University
M.M.T. Music Therapy, Temple University
Ph.D. Music Therapy, Temple University
Andrea McGraw Hunt is a board-certified music therapist and a Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery. She has practiced music therapy since 1997 with clients in various settings, including skilled nursing, inpatient psychiatric, and residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation, in addition to private practice in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music. In her most recent position at Temple University's Arts and Quality of Life Research Center, she oversaw all aspects of the Center’s operations, including project and research designs; community partnerships; obtaining funding; data collection, management, and analysis; and reports of project outcomes.
Hunt has presented both nationally and internationally on her research and clinical practice, as well as on the topic of multicultural compentence in music therapy. Her personal research interests include multicultural competence in music therapy practice, music-based assessment in music therapy, and neurophenomenology. She is a founding member of Mandala, an interfaith devotional music ensemble, who performs both regionally and across the country.
Hunt, A.M. (in press, 2013). Adults with schizophrenia and psychotic disorders. In L. Eyre (Ed.) Guidelines for music therapy practice: Mental health for adolescents and adults. New Braunfels, TX: Barcelona Publishers.
Brooks, D., Bradt, J., Hunt, A.M., Eyre, L., Dileo, C. (2010). Creative approaches for reducing burnout in medical personnel. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 37, 255-263.
Hunt, A.M. (2009). Review of the book Hospice and palliative care music therapy: A guide to program development and clinical care. Music Therapy Perspectives, 1(27), 72-73.
Bruscia, K.E., Abbott, E., Cadesky, N., Condron, D., Hunt, A.M., Miller, D., & Thomae, L. (2005). A collaborative heuristic analysis of Imagery-M: A classical music program used in The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music. In T. Meadows (Ed.), Qualitative Inquiries in Music Therapy: A Monograph Series (pp. 1-35). Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.