Annette Whitehead-Pleaux, MA, MT-BC

Senior Clinical Supervisor
Board Certified Music Therapist

Annette brings their 20+ years of experience to the Senior Clinical Supervisor position at Roman Music Therapy Services. In this position, they focus on clinical supervision, continuing education development, and administration as well as clinical music therapy. Working from humanist and biomedical philosophical frameworks, Annette’s clinical experience involves working in a variety of settings and with people of all ages. Some of this experience includes a pediatric burn unit, outpatient care for women and families who have experienced intimate partner violence, psychiatric hospitals, hospice and special education classrooms.

In conjunction with their clinical work, Annette is also an adjunct faculty member at four college/universities. Annette teaches a number of courses in masters and undergraduate programs, both in residence and distance programs as well as providing supervision for interns.

Involved in a number of music therapy research programs throughout their career, Annette is also a prolific writer and has a number of peer reviewed articles as well as book contributions published. In early 2017, the book they co-edited with Dr. Xueli Tan, “Cultural Intersections in Music Therapy: Music, Health and the Individual”, was published by Barcelona Publishing..

Annette is an incredibly accomplished member of the music therapy community and on the Education and Training Advisory Board for the American Music Therapy Association.