Photo of Lisa Gallagher

Lecturer of Music Therapy
Ph.D. in Health Psychology, Northcentral University

Lisa Gallagher

Photo of Lisa GallagherLecturer of Music Therapy

Ph.D. in Health Psychology, Northcentral University
M.A. in Counseling and Human Development, Walsh University
B.M. in Music Therapy, Ohio University

Lisa Gallagher, MT-BC, is founder of the music therapy program and the research program manager for the arts and medicine department at Cleveland Clinic. She is a clinical music therapist, researcher and author as well as  a frequent presenter at the local, national and international levels.

She is also adjunct faculty at the Cleveland Music Therapy Consortium (Baldwin Wallace University and College of Wooster), Alverno College and Ohio University. Gallagher has written several book chapters; and has published her research in multiple journals.

Gallagher is the former chair of the Breast Cancer Fund of Ohio Board of Directors, a former chair of the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) Board of Directors and a past president of the Great Lakes Region of the American Music Therapist Association (GLR of AMTA).

Gallagher is the recipient of the Ohio University Achievement in Music Award, the Association of Ohio Music Therapists Past President’s Club Award, the GLR of AMTA Scholarly Activity Award and the Blair L. Sadler International Healing Arts Award.