Dr. Gro Trondalen, PhD, Music Therapist, Fellow of AMI (Keynote)

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Gro Trondalen, PhD, Music Therapist, Fellow of the Association of Music Imagery, is a professor in music therapy and Senior Researcher at the Centre for Research in Music and Health (CREMAH) at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo, Norway. Trondalen is an experienced researcher, music therapy clinician, teacher, supervisor of Master and Research Fellows (PhDs), and music therapy clinicians in child welfare and adult mental health. Trondalen is a distinguished international research leader who has established an international standing with her broad and scholarly expertise in leadership in developing theory, particularly in music, relationships, and ethics. Her expertise as a researcher, leader, and manager is evident in her international, national, and local activities. She has a private practice in The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (GIM). Trondalen is currently a member of the Research and Ethics Commission of the World Federation of Music Therapy.