Dr. Diane Austin, LCAT (Keynote)

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Dr. Diane Austin, LCAT is the Director of the Music Psychotherapy Center in NYC, NY, where she has maintained a private practice in Vocal Psychotherapy, in-depth psychotherapy, music/creative arts therapy, and supervision for more than 40 years. She is an adjunct associate professor at New York University in the graduate music therapy department and is the founder/director of the post-master’s training program in vocal psychotherapy in NYC. Dr. Austin has taught distance training programs in vocal psychotherapy in Vancouver, B. C., Seoul, Korea, and most recently developed an international distance training program in Vocal Psychotherapy in England (Mayfield Farm, East Sussex) as well as a training course for future facilitators and trainers. Dr. Austin has lectured in countries throughout the world and has published numerous articles and book chapters on vocal psychotherapy and in-depth psychotherapy and the voice. Her book, “The Theory and Practice of Vocal Psychotherapy: Songs of The Self” was published by Jessica Kingsley and codified her model of music therapy. During the covid epidemic, she gave webinars to Australia, Brazil, Korea, Portugal, and Buenos Aires. Her latest venture is a distance training program in the U.S. Learn more about her work on her website: www.dianeaustin.com