Dr. Diane Austin, DA, ACMT, LCAT, is a member of the Psychodrama Training Institute. She received her Doctorate in Music Therapy from New York University and has maintained a private practice in music psychotherapy for the past 20 years with offices in Manhattan and Sag Harbor, New York. Dr. Austin is the executive director of The Music Psychotherapy Center, where where she has a two year certificate program for advanced training for music/vocal psychotherapy.
She is also an associate professor in the Graduate Music Therapy program at NYU. Widely published in books and journals, she lectures and teaches nationally and internationally, integrating the theories and ideas from Depth Psychology with the practice of music therapy and the use of the voice in the therapeutic process. Her most recently published book is titled, The Theory and Practice of Vocal Psychotherapy: Songs of the Self.
Before starting her private practice, Dr. Austin worked with a wide variety of populations, including developmentally delayed children, women in prison, battered women and children, psychiatric adults and elderly psychiatric/
alcoholic patients. Dr. Austin will be doing various trainings at the Institute throughout the year. For more information, contact Dr. Austin.