Sarah Milis, Canadian Association of Music Therapists; Association for Music and Imagery
Part-time Instructor, Art Education
Certified Music Therapist Accredited; Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery
Being a passionate musician (violin, voice, guitar), Sarah Milis holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Therapy from Université du Québec à Montréal (2007) and a Master's degree in the same discipline from Concordia University (2012). Certified by the Canadian Association for Music Therapists (2008), she recently became a Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery (FAMI, 2017).
As a Music Therapist, she worked with a variety of clienteles, such as children having a pervasive developmental disorder, learning and/or behavioral disabilities, and multihandicapped adolescents. Her current practice evolves around an adult population, in the domains of mental health, palliative care, and geriatrics.
Since September 2014, she is a part-time faculty member at Concordia University where she teaches Music Therapy. She is also an active speaker and offers a variety of conferences and workshops for individuals wanting to use music to increase their sense of well-being or professionals (teachers, workers in early childhood or geriatrics, etc.), wanting to enhance their use of musical activities in their work.
Courses taught at Concordia University
Fall 2017:MTHY 623/B: Advanced Music Therapy Practicum I
Fall 2017:MTHY 510/2B: Music Therapy Practicum I
Summer2017: MTHY 512/A: Music Therapy Practicum III
Winter2017: MTHY 511/A: Music Therapy Practicum II
Summer2016: MTHY 512/GB: Music Therapy Practicum III
Winter2016: MTHY 511/A: Music Therapy Practicum II
Summer2015: MTHY 512/GB: Music Therapy Practicum III
Winter2015: MTHY 624/B: Advanced Music Therapy Practicum II
Fall 2014:MTHY 623/B: Advanced Music Therapy Practicum I