Bachelor of Music – Music Therapy, December 2015
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA


Anxiety, Autism, Behavioral Issues, Bereavement, Depression and other Mood Disorders, Older Adults, Stress Management, Troubled Teens, Trauma

Meet Miranda

Miranda is a board-certified music therapist and is a licensed master social worker. Miranda is passionate about helping others identify and reach their goals. She uses expressive art and music when appropriate to help individuals reach their goals. She has experience working with a variety of populations. Miranda’s clinical background includes children and adults within a hospital setting, active military members, children and adults with autism, and older adults. Additional areas of focus include crisis interventions, anxiety, bereavement, depression, and trauma.

When Miranda is not working she is most likely writing/performing music, playing Volleyball, or lifting weights. Miranda believes in taking care of all areas of your well being in order to maximize mental wellness.


Mental Health Tips From Miranda

Music and Rhythm
Music Therapy
Miranda Peyton, LMSW, MT-BC

How Rhythm and Music Influence People

Music therapy is a practice that uses research-based music interventions for non-musical goals. Music alone is therapeutic. It taps into the emotional centers of the brain, surfacing a variety of emotions depending on the music we are listening to.

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Positive Thinking
Miranda Peyton, LMSW, MT-BC

Turn that Frown Upside Down

How often do you catch yourself picturing the negative rather than the positive in a situation. Maybe some co-workers are talking and your first thought is, “I bet they are saying something bad about me.” You are not alone.

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