Kimberly Sena Moore, Ph.D., MT-BC is a board certified music therapist who joined the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music in 2014. Kimberly’s clinical background includes work with children with a history of complex trauma as well as children, adults, and older adults who have health/medial or neurorehabilitation needs. Her current clinical and research interests center on music therapy and emotion regulation development in neurodevelopmentally at-risk children. Kimberly has presented extensively at regional, national, and international conferences, her research has been published in the Journal of Music Therapy, Music Therapy Perspective, and Imagine, and her work has been featured in several media outlets, including Psychology Today, Redbook, and CURE.
Kimberly currently serves as Regulatory Affairs Associate for the Certification Board for Music Therapists, where she is involved in state-level advocacy, legislative, and policy issues that impact music therapy practice. Online, she co-hosts the Music Therapy Round Table podcast, and blogs at “Your Musical Self” for Psychology Today and Music Therapy Maven. Prior to pursuing a career in academia, Kimberly founded and directed Neurosong Music Therapy Services, Inc., a private practice that provided music therapy and music instruction services in northern Colorado. Kimberly has a B.M. in Music Therapy from the University of Iowa, an M.M. in Music Therapy from Colorado State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Kimberly lives with her husband and two children in Miami, Florida where she enjoys reading, running, Pilates, cooking, wine, and (what else?) making music.