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Music for Healing and Transition Program (MHTP)

The Music for Healing and Transition Program (MHTP) trains and certifies musicians to provide live therapeutic music, which creates healing environments for the ill and/or dying and all who may benefit. MHTP recognizes music as a therapeutic enhancement to the healing process and the life/death transition.   www.mhtp.org

Therapeutic Musician

The National Standards Board for Therapeutic Musicians (NSBTM) consists of leaders in the therapeutic music field who have joined together to develop and maintain standards for therapeutic musician training programs and their graduates. The NSBTM defines the Courses of Study, Scope of Practice, Code of Ethics and other rules of conduct for the certified therapeutic musician.   www.therapeuticmusician.com

Wellness Within

Wellness Within is a mind-body wellness center for patients, survivors, and families coping with the stress of cancer.   www.wellnesswithin.org

Barbara Lepke-Sims

Barbara Lepke-Sims is a respected harpist in the Denver area. With a Master of Music from Julliard and a certification as a Music Practitioner, she is involved in all aspects of musical life in Denver. As a Certified Music Practitioner® she provides therapeutic music in local hospitals, and has released a CD, "Music for the Heart...from the Heart," featuring 56 minutes of calm relaxing solo harp music. The CD can be purchased from her website.  www.barbaratheharpist.com

World News Network Page - The Harp's Healing Power (Video)

The World News (WN) Network is an Internet resource that includes a wide range of subject matter, including a page dedicated to the healing power of harps. This page contains numerous short videos on the subject, including two different videos featuring Aileen Kelley playing the harp in Mercy San Juan Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. These videos are titled “Healing Harp Music for Premature Babies” and “The Harp’s Healing Power.  wn.com/harp’s_healing_power

PBS Special - The Healing Power of Music (Video)

The PBS News Hour featured an episode about music therapy as a "field of medicine capturing new attention due to its role in helping Gabrielle Giffords recover from a gunshot."  http://video.pbs.org/video/2202827060