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Membership Credential Rationale 

In order for the general public in Hong Kong to identify qualified music therapy service providers. 

We accept members who have a valid registration only. 


Valid registration means that our professional members should be currently holding a registration with a professional body whose registration allows the member to practice music therapy lawfully in the country to which the body belongs. 


It is required that the professional music therapy body should be well-established and have a good standing in regulating the  practice of fellow members. Besides, the registration with the professional body shall be endorsed by the government concerned. 


We welcome those who is holding a valid professional registration in the following countries as our professional member listed below.


Please note : for those people who have registered with music therapy professional bodies other than the listed below. the HKMTA would approve application on an individual basis according to the membership credential rationale.

Please contact us for details.


Professional Body:


  • The National Music Therapy Registry

  •  The Certification Board for Music Therapists    

Professional Title


  •  Registered Music Therapist (RMT)  

  • Certified Music Therapist (CMT)

  • Advanced Certified Music Therapist (ACMT)

  • Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC)

Professional Body:

The Health Profession Council


Professional Title


Arts Therapist (Music)

Professional Body:


The Australian Music Therapy Association  

Professional Title


Registered Music Therapist (RMT)

Professional Body:


The Canadian Music Therapy Association  

Professional Title

Music Therapist Accredited (MTA)


Renewal of membership begins on the 1st October and ends on the same year on the 30th September.

Please Email Registration Team if you are eligible to become a member!

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