Music 4 Life® Clinical Specialist

The Music 4 Life® Clinical Specialist Certification program is designed for licensed clinical nurses, doctors, therapists, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and other licensed health professionals who want to add Music 4 Life Music Medicine techniques and strategies to their practice. Learn to help your clients and patients learn self-regulation and emotional mood management techniques to help with self-care, stress, anxiety, addictions and many other challenges.

Clinical Specialist Training and Objectives

Coming to you in 2021! When you enroll at the Music Medicine Academy, you will receive notification when this course is launched.

19-Hour Music Medicine Academy e-Course
2-Hours Personal Instruction
3-Hours Supervised Practicum to support the HIPPA compliant client/patient case study
Three recorded podcasts on: Music to Enhance Performance; Music for Generations; Music to Heal
Review of applicable research studies from counseling, social work and medical fields


Learn how to guide clients/patients to use Music 4 Life® techniques and how to use music medicine strategies in your practice with individuals.
Understand Music Medicine protocols for integrating Music 4 Life interventions into your professional practice. Protocols include: 1) Culture vs Genre; 2) Chronic Unsettled Comfort Zone; 3) Generation vs Genre.
Learn contraindications
Learn assessment protocols for applying Heart Rate Variability (HRV) and Galvanic Skin Response to the Music Medicine protocol.
Learn how to guide clients to use Music 4 Life techniques for self-care and performance enhancement including: M4L Music Medicine Survival Packs and Performance Packs.
Learn to use tools for tracking behavioral and emotional responses to music.
Complete self-assessment and create your 2-week listening routine, applying prescriptive music techniques for self-care.
Write a Case Study of results from your 2-week listening routine.

Music Medicine Boot Camp Manual
Music Medicine Clinical Specialist Manual pertaining specifically to self-care, patient and client support including assessment inventories and HIPPA compliance forms

Included Resources
Sound of Healing, Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, Person Centered Therapy
Music Recordings, M4L Music Medicine Powerpoint Presentation, Music Research Reprints

Certificate of Completion

This program is available to health professionals. To enroll and renew you need to verify one or more of the following and sign the letter of agreement.

Licensure or certification as an allied health professional
Proof of employment in a qualified professional capacity (i.e.-licensed addictions counselor, licensed juvenile justice professional, etc.)
Professionals qualifying hold a license in medicine, clinical social work, marriage & family therapy, counseling, psychiatry, or another licensed clinical profession

IMPORTANT: You must maintain licensure to be M4L Clinical Specialist.

Complete all coursework and case study and receive a certificate awarding the designation of Music 4 Life Clinical Specialist. (Annual Renewal Required)

Clinical Specialist Benefits

Renewable annual license permitting the commercial use of the Music 4 Life trademark and standardized Music Medicine Pills, and to promote yourself as a Music 4 Life Clinical Specialist
Be a Music 4 Life® authorized presenter
Assessments for customizing client music needs for basic self-regulation and emotional mood management techniques
Support for integrating the Music 4 Life Music Medicine Protocol into your other professional services
1- yr Tier 6 Membership to Music Medicine Club for continuing education and support
Listing in Music 4 Life® network
Affiliate Partner eligibility
Certified Music4Life Clinical Specialist Badge