Annie Lynne Heiderscheit, PhD MT-BC FAMI MFT
Position: Owner & Music Therapist Adjunct Facutly
Organization: University of Minnesota Music Medicine & Methodist Hospital Eating Disorder Institute
14108 55th Avenue North
Plymouth, MN 55446
Office Phone: 612-741-1182
Home Phone: 763-550-5289
Mobile Phone: 612-741-1182
Email Address: email@example.com
Ph.D.: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Major, Music/Music Therapy; August, 2005).
Area of focus: Higher education in music therapy and research.
Dissertation: The Effects of the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) on Adults in Chemical Dependency Treatment: Sense of Coherence, Immunoglobulin A and Interpersonal Problems
LMFT: Alfred Adler Graduate School, Richfield, MN (August 2006 - present)
Area of focus: licensure in marriage and family therapy and Adlerian psychotherapy.
Coursework, practicum and internship hours completed for eligibility for licensure in the state of Minnesota.
Master's of Science (MS): Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa (May, 1996).
Area of focus: Counseling and Counseling Education.
Additional coursework taken at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Area of focus: Music therapy, Music Psychotherapy, and Music Medicine
Bachelor of Music Education/Music Therapy (BME-MT): Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa (December, 1990).
Major: Music Therapy and Music Education.
Registered Music Therapist status granted
Board certification (MT-BC) #04536
CERTIFICATIONS AND ADVANCED TRAINING
Certification Board for Music Therapists (MT-BC) (November, 1991).
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (May, 1999).
Certification in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music
Fellow with the Association for Music and Imagery (FAMI)
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (March, 2003).
Certification in Neurological Music Therapy (NMT)
HealthRHYTHMS Training (Empowerment Drumming), Remo, Inc., (October, 2004).
FitRhythms Training, Remo, Inc. Los Angeles, California (October 2006).
American Association of Art Therapy, Chicago, IL (October, 2004).
Drawn Mandala - Level I
Dr. Annie Heiderscheit is a board certified music therapist and has 17 years of clinical experience. She holds a masters degree in counseling from Iowa State University and is a doctorate in music/music therapy from the University of Minnesota. Annie also has advanced training in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music and in music psychotherapy from Temple University. She is also trained in Neurological Music Therapy through Colorado State University. She is currently the interim director of the music therapy program at the University of Minnesota and an affiliate faculty member in the Center for Spirituality and Healing in the Academic Health Center at the University. Dr. Heiderscheit is actively conducting research exploring the use of music to reduce pain and anxiety in patients that are mechanically ventilated and also using music to reduce stress and anxiety during mealtimes for patients with eating disorders. She also maintains a clinical practice at Methodist Hospital in the Eating Disorder Institute in the in patient, partial and residential programs. Annie also maintains a private practice which currently employs of five music therapists, providing music therapy services to clients of a wide array throughout the metro area. Dr. Heiderscheit continues work on a 4 year NIH funded research study exploring the use of music as a non-pharmacological treatment for mechanically ventilated patients in the ICU. She is collaborating with a multidisciplinary team from the University. Annie also has two book chapters soon to be published in 2008. These are entitled: Songs, Music and Sobriety: The Use of Music Therapy in Substance Abuse Treatment and Discovery and recovery through music: An overview of music therapy with adults in eating disorder treatment. In 2007, Annie was selected by Remo, Inc. to become an endorsed facilitator of HealthRhythms Empowerment Drumming.
Music in Health and Healing
Music and Imagery
Music therapy and music intervention outcome research
Impact of active music making on health and wellness
Music therapy in eating disorder treatment
Music therapy in chemical dependency treatment
Chlan, L. & Heiderscheit, A. (February 2007) A guide for music preference assessment in critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilatory support: An interdisciplinary approach. Music Therapy Perspectives. (In Process).
Heiderscheit, A. (2007). Discovery and Recovery through Music. In Brooke, S. (Ed.). Creative Arts Therapies in Eating Disorder Treatment. In Press.