Barbara Reuer, PhD, NMT-F, MT-BC, is known internationally for her expertise in music-centered wellness and music therapy. She is Founder and CEO of MusicWorx Inc., a consulting agency based in San Diego, CA, and is Founder and Executive Director of a non-profit organization Resounding Joy Inc. Dr. Reuer has more than 30 years of clinical experience in schools, older adult facilities, hospices, medical and psychiatric hospitals, corrections facilities, substance abuse and eating disorders programs, health spas, as well as teaching at community colleges and universities. She provides workshops and seminars (wellness, community building, stress management and pain management) nationally and internationally for health care professionals, educators and corporate clients. She has been interviewed in print media and television at the local, national and international levels. Dr. Reuer is a 2008 Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative Awardee for excellence in pain management has served as President of the National Association for Music Therapy and is recipient of the American Music Therapy Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.