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Scott Horowitz

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Scott Horowitz


Clinical Assistant Professor; Director of Field Education and Continuing Education

Creative Arts Therapies Department

Scott Horowitz, MA, MT-BC, LPC, ACS, is the director of Field Education and Continuing Education for the Department of Creative Arts Therapies and assistant clinical professor in the Music Therapy & Counseling program. Horowitz received his master’s degree from the Drexel University Music Therapy program and has been practicing clinically as a music therapist since 2007. Through his work with multiple organizations in the Philadelphia area, he has practiced with a variety of populations and ages. His areas of clinical experience include children and adults with developmental disabilities, individuals with physical disabilities, mental health and intellectual disabilities. Horowitz also maintains additional professional credentials as a licensed professional counselor in Pennsylvania and as an approved clinical supervisor. In addition to working clinically as a music therapist and counselor, Horowitz also has significant experience providing professional clinical supervision.

Horowitz has presented on his work extensively both regionally and nationally, focusing on areas of specialty including child and family music therapy, clinical improvisation and musicianship, clinical supervision, trauma-informed care, collaboration in creative arts therapies and interprofessional education and practice. Horowitz has served in multiple service roles including as co-chair of the Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (IPER) Collaborative at Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions and as co-chair of the Interprofessional Collaborative Resources Committee (ICRC) of the American Music Therapy Association. He is also active in community service, holding seats on two 501C-3 non-profit executive boards, Leah’s Dream, Inc. and Camp Dark Waters.

Professional Society

American Music Therapy Association – Serve as elected member of AMTA Assembly of Delegates (Mid-Atlantic Region Representative)

Selected Publications

Millstein, A., Myers-Coffman, K., Horowitz, S., Kesslick, A., & Bradt, J. (2020). Experiences of implementing treatment manuals: Clinician, supervisor, and researcher reflections. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 1-13.

Horowitz, S. (2017, August 4). [Review of the book Music therapy with families, by L. Jacobsen & G. Thompson (Eds.)]. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 26(5), 474-475. doi: 10.1080/08098131.2017.1343371.

Grant participation:

Interprofessional Chronic Pain Care: A Train the Trainer Program - CNHP Dean’s Rapid Response Research Grant (AY 2019-20); Clinical/Mentor Team Member

Research Interests

Clinical supervision, child and family music therapy, interprofessional collaboration and practice, cultural humility

Drexel University – Philadelphia, PA
Master of Arts, Music Therapy

University of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, PA
Bachelor of Arts in Music and Interdisciplinary Studies