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The Canadian Journal of Music Therapy is a bilingual, peer-reviewed publication that aims to raise international standards of music therapy knowledge and practice The journal provides a written medium for the dissemination of music therapy scholarship, especially that of Canadian music therapists followed by non-Canadian music therapists and members of allied disciplines.  Articles are welcomed in English or French. The principal criteria for acceptance of material are originality and quality. For more information see the Call for Papers or the Submission Guidelines. The annual deadline is September 1st.

Call for Papers

The Canadian Journal of Music Therapy is welcoming submissions for its next edition, volume 22 (release date, 2016).  We are seeking articles on music therapy research, theory and practice and the intersection between music therapy, the arts and science. We accept articles in English and in French. We welcome submissions from first time authors and seasoned veterans and offer a manuscript development program to assist authors through the writing process.

The deadline is September 1,  though we welcome articles year round. 


Where can I find articles from the CJMT

Printed copies of the Journal are free to members of the Canadian Association for Music Therapy and to university, libraries and similar institutions who have a subscription. For more information on membership or subscriptions contact the CAMT Executive Assistant at

Our articles can also be found online (from 2004 to present) through ProQuest indices: Nursing & Allied Health Source and their International Index to Music Periodicals. From 2010 EBSCO has carried the Journal through its Academic Search Complete database. 

For articles in PDF format published in 2003 and earlier, a CD of articles is available for purchase through the CAMT. Please contact us for more information.


Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines

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