Kate Beever

Board Certified Music Therapist
Healthcare Provider
Organization/Affiliation (no abbreviation): 
Portland, ME 04078
United States
Short biography and a description of your interest(s) in music and health: 
Kate Beever, MA, MT-BC, studied at the USM School of Music and then worked for pianist Frank Glazer before earning her Master’s degree in Music Psychotherapy from New York University. She interned at Beth Israel Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She returned to Maine to open Maine Music & Health, LLC, where she develops programs at hospitals and orchestras to improve health outcomes of patients and staff. Maine Music & Health was the SBA’s 2017 Microenterprise of the Year and won $10,000 from Robert Herjavec in the INC Magazine and UPS Store’s Small Business Challenge in Los Angeles. Kate presents at conferences and facilitates group and individual sessions. She is also a trained REMO HealthRhythms facilitator and has her certification in Neurologic Music Therapy. Kate founded the Maine State Music Therapy Task Force and serves on the APHA’s Noise & Health committee.
Collaboration Interests: 
Research in health impacts of sound (on human and nonhuman life), oncology, acute injury, pain.
oncology, research, percussion, maine, hospital, noise, environmental health