Adrienne Flight

Position
Assistant Professor
Affiliated Departments
Telephone
617-747-8677

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Adrienne Flight PhD, MT-BC is an assistant professor of music therapy at Berklee College of Music. She holds a PhD in Expressive Therapies from Lesley University and is committed to closing the research-practice gap in music therapy. She has training in neurologic music therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, and therapeutic crisis intervention. Adrienne is the associate editor of communications for the journal Music Therapy Perspectives and serves on the advisory board of the Berklee Institute for Accessible Arts Education. An active educator and clinician, she is the clinical advisor at Brookline Music School, where she maintains a clinical practice. She has held various roles on the board of the New England Region of the American Music Therapy Association, most recently serving as immediate past president.

Career Highlights
  • Publication: Flight, A. K. & Cruz, R. F. (2022). Undergraduate music therapy research methods pedagogy: A pilot project. Music Therapy Perspectives, Article miac006.
  • Immediate Past President, New England Region of the American Music Therapy Association, 2021–2023
  • President, New England Region of the American Music Therapy Association, 2019–2021
Awards
  • 2023 Service Award, New England Region of the American Music Therapy Association
  • 2021 Dean's Award for Pedagogical Collaboration and Resource Development
  • Recipient of the 2021 American Music Therapy Association's Music Therapy Perspectives Graduate Research Award for "Undergraduate Music Therapy Research Methods Pedagogy: A Pilot Project"
Education
  • Ph.D., Lesley University, 2023
  • M.M.T., Laurier University, 2006
  • B.M., (MT), l'Université du Québec à Montréal, 2004
  • Certificat en français langue seconde, l'Université de Montréal, 2004