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Cheryl Dileo

Dr. Cheryl Dileo

Dr. Cheryl Dileo

Dr. Cheryl Dileo received her PhD in Music Education for College Teaching from Louisiana State University and her Bachelor's and Master's in Music Therapy from Loyola University of the South. She is a Board-certified music therapist with a number of years of experience as a clinician and consultant.

She currently coordinates the PhD Program in Music Therapy, In addition, she is the Director of the Arts and Quality of Life Research Center at Temple University. She has served as Program Coordinator of Music Therapy and on a number of college and university committees.

She founded the music therapy program at the University of Evansville and has served on the music therapy faculty at Loyola University. She was named the McAndless Distinguished Scholar and Professor in the Humanities for the 2002-3 academic year at Eastern Michigan University. She has served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Music Therapy and Music Therapy: The Journal of the American Association for Music Therapy. She is currently a consulting editor for the International Journal of Arts in Psychotherapy and the Journal of Music Therapy and MusicMedicine (Germany).

She serves as a grant consultant for the National Institute of Health, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and the National Cancer Institute. She has held a variety of leadership positions in the National Association for Music Therapy, including President, Vice-President, and Council Coordinator. She played a leading role in the development of the NAMT Code of Ethics, and has Co-Chaired AMTA's Ethics Board. She has received the Association's Award of Merit as well as the AMTA Distinguished Research/Publication Award. She has also served in a variety of leadership positions for the World Federation of Music Therapy, including, President, Past-President, Chair of the Commission on Ethics and she currently serves as Business Manager. She developed the WFMT Guidelines for Ethics and Research.

She has given more than 200 lectures and workshops in the US and abroad, having conducted lecture tours in 17 countries on 5 continents. She has authored/edited co-edited 13 books and over 90 book chapters. Her research interests include: quantitative analyses and meta-analyses of the effects of music therapy in medicine, the development and testing of new music therapy interventions in medicine, particularly involving songs, entrainment, and improvised music; multicultural issues in music therapy practice; and spirituality, meaning and the use of narratives in music therapy practice.

Dr. Cheryl Dileo, MT-BC
Music Therapy
012-00 Temple University
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-8542
Fax: 215-204-1982
Email: cdileo@temple.edu

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books

Dileo, C. (in preparation for 2008-9). Ethical Thinking in Music therapy: Second Edition. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Dileo, C. & Bradt, J. (2005). Medical Music Therapy: A Meta-Analysis of the Literature and an Agenda for Future Research. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Dileo, C. & Loewy, J. (Eds.) (2005). Music Therapy at the End of Life. Cherry Hill, NJ Jeffrey Books.

Dileo, C. (2000). Ethical Thinking in Music Therapy. Cherry Hill, NJ:
Jeffrey Books.

Dileo, C. (Ed.). (1999). Music Therapy and Medicine: Clinical and Theoretical Applications. Silver Spring, MD: American Music Therapy Association.

Wigram, T., & Dileo, C. (Eds.). (1997). Music Vibration and Health.
Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Maranto, C.D. (Ed.) (1993). Music Therapy: International Perspectives. Pipersville, PA: Jeffrey Books.

Maranto, C. D. (1991). Applications of Music in Medicine. Washington, D.C.: National Association for Music Therapy, Inc.

Maranto, C. D., & Bruscia, K. (Eds.) (1989). Master's Theses in Music Therapy: Index and Abstracts. Philadelphia: Temple University, Esther Boyer College of Music.

Maranto, C. D., & Bruscia, K. (1988). Methods of Teaching and Training the Music Therapist. Philadelphia: Temple University, Esther Boyer College of Music.

Maranto, C. D., & Bruscia, K. (Eds.) (1987). Perspectives on Music Therapy Education and Training. Philadelphia: Temple University, Esther Boyer College of Music.

Maranto, C.D. (1981). Ethics in Music Therapy: A Programmed Text. (Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation) Baton Rouge:Louisiana State University.

Braswell, C., Decuir, A., & Dileo, C. (1977). Individual Study Programs in Music Therapy. New Orleans: Loyola University.

Articles/Chapters

Dileo, C., & Bradt, J. (in press). Medical Music Therapy: Evidence-based principles and practices. In: I. Soderback (Ed.) International handbook of occupational therapy. New York: Springer.

Bruscia, K., Shultis, C., Dennery, K., & Dileo, C. (accepted for publication). "The Sense of Coherence (SOC) in Hospitalized Cardiac and Cancer Patients, Journal of Holistic Nursing.

Bruscia, K., Shultis, C., Dennery, K., & Dileo, C. (accepted for publication). "Predictors of Quality of Life in Hospitalized Cardiac Patients" Journal of Health Psychology.

Bruscia, K., Shultis, C., Dennery, K., & Dileo, C.(accepted for publication) Predictive Factors in the QOL of Cancer Inpatients. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology.

Dileo, C. & Bradt, J. (2007). Music Therapy in Stress Management. In: P. Lehrer and R. Woolfolk (Eds.). Principles and Practice of Stress Management (3rd Ed.). New York: Guilford Press.

Bradt, J., & Dileo, C. (2007) Music for people with coronary heart disease [protocol]. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 3.

Bradt, J., Magee, W.L., Dileo, C., Wheeler, B., & McGilloway, E. (2007) Music therapy for acquired brain injury. [Protocol] Cochrane Stroke Group, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2007, Issue 4.

Bradt, J., & Dileo, C. (2008). Music therapy for symptom relief and support in end-of-life care. [Protocol] Cochrane Pain, Palliative Care and Support Group. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2

Dileo, C, & Bradt, J. (2008) Music for Preoperative Anxiety. [Protocol] Cochrane Anaesthesia Group, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1.

Dileo, C., Bradt, J., & Grocke, D. (2008). Music for Anxiety Reduction in Mechanically Ventilated Patients [Protocol] Cochrane Anaesthesia Group, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1.

Dileo, C., Bradt, J., Grocke, D., & Magill, L. (2008). Music interventions for improving psychological and physical outcomes in cancer patients. [Protocol] Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Group, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1.

Bradt, J., Dileo, C.Dance therapy for improving psychological and physical outcomes in cancer patients. (Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Collaborative Review Group): accepted July 3, 2007

Dileo, C., & Reuer, B. (2007). Applications of Music Therapy in the Continuum of Care for the Cardiac Patient. In: Vogel, J., & Krucoff, M. (Eds.). Integrative Cardiology. New York: McGraw Hill.

Argstatter, H., Hillecke, K., Bradt, J., & Dileo, C. (2007). Der stand der wirksamkeitsforschung- Ein systematisches review musiktherapeutischer meta-analysen. Verhaltebsmedizin und Verhalensmedizin (Behavior Therapy and Medicine) 28 (1), 27-49 (Invited article).

Dileo, C. (2007). Foreword. In: D. Grocke and T. Wigram. Receptive Music Therapy. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Dileo, C. (2006). Ethical Issues in Feminist Therapy. In: S. Hadley (Ed.). Music Therapy: Feminist Perspectives. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.

Dileo, C. (2006). Effects of Music and Music Therapy on Medical Patients: A Meta-Analysis of the Research and Implications for the Future. Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology, 4 (2), 67-70.

Dileo, C. (2006). Incontro con Cheryl Dileo. (Interview with Cheryl Dileo translated by A. Da Vivo) website of ISMEZ, http://www.ismez.org/suonosud/archivio2.asp?numero=75

Dileo, C. (2005). Ethics in music therapy supervision. In: M. Forinash (Ed.), Music Therapy Supervision. Tokyo, Japan: Ningen to Rekishi sha Ltd. (2001 publication translated into Japanese.

Dileo, C. & Magill, L. (2005). Song-Writing: Multicultural Applications in Oncology and Hospice Work. In: T. Wigram & F. Baker (Eds.). Song-Writing in Music Therapy. London: Jessica Kingsley


Dileo, C. (2005). Ethics in Research. In B. Wheeler (Ed.). Research in Music Therapy: Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.

Dileo, C. (2005). Reviewing the Literature. In B. Wheeler (Ed.). Research in Music Therapy Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives. Gilsum, NH:. Barcelona Publishers.

Dileo, C. & Bradt, J. (2005). Meta-Analysis as a Tool in Music Therapy Research. In B. Wheeler (Ed.). Research in Music Therapy: Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives. Gilsum, NH:. Barcelona Publishers.

Dileo, C. & Parker, C. (2005). Final moments: The use of song in relationship completion.. In: C. Dileo & J. Loewy (Eds.). Music Therapy at the End of Life. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Dileo, C. & Starr, R. (2005). Cultural issues in music therapy at end of life. In: C. Dileo & J. Loewy (Eds.). Music Therapy at the End of Life. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Dileo, C. & Loewy, J. (2005). Advanced music therapy training in end of life care. In: C. Dileo & J. Loewy (Eds.). Music Therapy at the End of Life. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Dileo, C., & Zanders, M. (2005). In-Between: Music Therapy with Patients Awaiting Heart Transplantation. In: C. Dileo & J. Loewy (Eds.). Music Therapy at the End of Life. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Dileo, C., & Dneaster, D. (2005). Music Therapy at the End of Life: State of the Art. In: C. Dileo & J. Loewy (Eds.). Music Therapy at the End of Life. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Dileo, C. (2005). A View from America: Music Therapy and MusicMedicine in Germany. Musiktherapeutische Umschau (Invited article).

Dileo, C. (submitted for publication). Biography. In: J, Moreno (Ed.) Music Therapists of our time: Profiles in Creativity.

Schwoebel, J. , Coslett, H.B., Bradt, J., Friedman, R., & Dileo, C. (2002) Pain and the Body Schema: Effects of Pain Severity on Mental Representations of Movement. Neurology, 59, 775-777.

Dileo, C. (2001). Musiktherapie und MusikMedicine in anderen Landern: Amerika und Estland. Musik und gesundhein, Ausgabe, 2001, 16-19.

Dileo, C. (2001). Music Therapy. In Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1st Edition. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Dileo, C. (2001). Ethics in music therapy supervision. In: M. Forinash (Ed.), Supervision in Music Therapy. Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.

Dileo, C. (1999). Introduction to music therapy and medicine: Definitions, theoretical orientations and levels of practice. In: C. Dileo (Ed.), Music Therapy and Medicine: Clinical and Theoretical Applications. Silver Spring, MD: American Music Therapy Association.

Dileo, C. (1999). Songs for Living: Music Therapy in the Treatment of Oncology Patients. In: C. Dileo (Ed.), Music Therapy and Medicine: Clinical and Theoretical Applications. Silver Spring, MD: American Music Therapy Association.

Dileo, C., & Bradt, J. (1999). Entrainment, resonance and pain-related suffering. In: C. Dileo (Ed.), Music Therapy and Medicine: Clinical and Theoretical Applications. Silver Spring, MD: American Music Therapy Association.

Dileo, C. (1997). Reflections on Medical Music therapy: Biopsychosocial Perspectives of the Treatment Process. In: J. Loewy (Ed.) Music Therapy and Pediatric Pain. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Dileo, C. (1997). A Bibliography of Music Medicine and Music Therapy with Pediatric Patients. In: J. Loewy (Ed.) Music Therapy and Pediatric Pain. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Dileo, C. (1997). The Context of Music and Medicine. In: T. Wigram and C. Dileo (Eds.) Music Vibration and Health. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Dileo, C. (1997). Introduction. In: T. Wigram and C. Dileo (Eds.), Music Vibration and Health. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Wigram, T., & Dileo, C. (1997). Clinical and Ethical Issues in Vibroacoustic Therapy. In: T. Wigram & C. Dileo (Eds.), Music Vibration and Health. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Maranto, C.D. (1997). Music Therapy: An International View.In: H.H. Decker-Voigt (Ed.). Lexicon of Music Therapy.

Maranto, C.D. (1997). Music Process in Medical Patients. In: P. Del Campo (Ed.). Music and the Human Process.

Maranto, C.D. (1997). Music Process in Medical Patients. In: Danish Bulletin of Music Therapy.

Maranto, C.D. (1995). Foreward. In: T. Wigram, R. West and B. Saperston (Eds.). The Art and Science of Music Therapy: A Handbook. Harwood Academic Press.

Maranto, C.D. (1995). Preface. Journal of British Music Therapy.

Maranto, C.D. (1996). Biopsychosocial aspects of music performance. In R. Spintge & R. Droh (Eds.). MusicMedicine II. St. Louis: MMB.

Maranto, C.D. (1996). A Cognitive Model of Music Medicine. In R. Spintge and R. Droh (Eds.). MusicMedicine II. St. Louis: MMB.

Maranto, C.D. (1996). Research in Medical Music Therapy. In M.A. Froehlich (Ed.). Music Therapy with Hospitalized Children: A Child-Life Approach.Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

Maranto, C.D. (1993). Clinical practice in music therapy: a global perspective. In C.D. Maranto (Ed.). Music Therapy: International Perspectives. Pipersville, PA: Jeffrey Books.

Maranto, C.D. (1993). Music Therapy in the USA. In C.D. Maranto (Ed.). Music Therapy: International Perspectives. Pipersville, PA: Jeffrey Books.

Maranto, C.D. (1993). An historical overview of music therapy. In C.D. Maranto (Ed.). Music Therapy: International Perspectives. Pipersville, PA: Jeffrey Books.

Maranto, C.D. (1993). International Initiatives. In C.D. Maranto (Ed.).Music Therapy: International Perspectives. Pipersville, PA: Jeffrey Books.

Maranto, C.D. (1993). Foreward. In C.D. Maranto (Ed.). Music Therapy: International Perspectives. Pipersville, PA: Jeffrey Books.

Maranto, C.D. (1995). Ethics in music therapy research. In B. Wheeler (Ed.). Research in Music Therapy. Phoenixville, PA: Barcelona Books.

Maranto, C.D. (1995). Reviewing the literature. In B. Wheeler (Ed.). Research in Music Therapy. Phoenixville, PA: Barcelona Books.

Maranto, C.D. (1993). Report of the MedArt International Congress on Arts and Medicine. Music Therapy: International Newsletter.

Tsao, C., Gordon, T., Maranto, C., Lerman, K., Murasko, D. (in press). The Relationship of Music, Imagery and positive Emotion to the immune system. In G.L. Kreps and D. O'Hair (Eds.). Relational Communication and Health Outcomes. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Maranto, C.D. (1993). Medical Applications of Music Therapy. In T. Wigram and M. Heal (Eds.). Music Therapy in Health and Education. London: Jessica Kingsley Publications.

Maranto, C.D. (1993). Music Therapy and Stress Management. In R. Woolfolk and P. Lehrer (Eds.).Principles and Practices of Stress Management (2nd Ed.). New York: Guilford Press.

Maranto, C.D. (1992). Ethical Guidelines: World Federation of Music Therapy.

Maranto, C.D. (1992). Guidelines for Research: World Federation of Music Therapy, Inc.

Maranto, C.D. (1992). Guidelines for Registration: World Federation of Music Therapy.

Maranto, C.D. (1992). Music in the Treatment of Immune-Related disorders. In R. Spintge and R. Droh (Eds.) MusicMedicine. St. Louis: MMB.

Maranto, C.D. (1992). Music Therapy in the Treatment of Performance Anxiety in Musicians. In R. Spintge and R. Droh (Eds.). MusicMedicine. St Louis: MMB.

Maranto, C.D. (1992). A Comprehensive Definition of Music Therapy with an Integrative Model for Music Medicine. In R. Spintge and R. Droh (Eds.). MusicMedicine. St Louis: MMB.

Maranto, C.D. (1991). Ethical Considerations in Music Therapy Research. Music Therapy Perspectives.

Maranto, C.D. (1991). Music Therapy in Japan. Music Therapy Perspectives.

Maranto, C.D. (1991). Report of the NAMT Task Force on Music and Medicine. Music Therapy Perspectives.

Maranto, C.D. (1991). A Conceptual Model of Music in Medicine. In C. Maranto (Ed.). Applications of Music in Medicine. Washington, D.C.: National Association for Music Therapy, Inc.

Tsao, C.C., Gordon, T., Maranto, C.D., Lerman, C., & Morasko, D. (1991). The effects of music and directed biological imagery on immune response. In C. Maranto (Ed.) Applications of Music in Medicine. Washington, D.C.: National Association for Music Therapy, Inc.

Habbousche, F., & Maranto, C.D. (1991). Medical and Psychological Problems of Musicians: An Overview. In C. Maranto (Ed.). Applications of Music in Medicine. Washington, D.C.: National Association for Music Therapy, Inc.

Shi Jin, Li., & Maranto, C.D. (1991). Music and medicine in China: The effects of music electro-acupuncture on cerebral hemiplegia. In C. Maranto (Ed.). Applications of music in Medicine. Washington, D.C.: National Association for Music Therapy, Inc.

Broucek, M., Maranto, C.D, & Briggs, C. (1990). Brochure: Music Therapy Makes a Difference. Brochure of the National and American Associations for Music Therapy.

Maranto, C.D. (1989). Performance Anxiety: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Research and Clinical Implications. Proceedings, the Seventh Annual Symposium on Medical Problems of Musicians and Dancers.

Maranto, C.D. (1989). Accountability in music therapy education and training and future trends. Music Therapy Perspectives.

Maranto, C.D. (1989). Summary, Conclusions, and Recommendations: Symposium on Music Therapy Education and Training. Music Therapy Perspectives.

Maranto, C.D., & Bruscia, K. (1989). The status of music therapy education and training. The International Journal of the Arts in Psychotherapy.

Maranto, C.D. (1989). Music therapy: Future trends. Journal of the International Association for Music and the Handicapped.

Maranto, C.D. (1989). The Comprehensive Training of the Music Therapist: The Temple University Studies on Music Therapy. Proceedings, Provo Conference on Music Therapy Education. St Louis: MMB.

Maranto, C.D. (1989). The Comprehensive Training of the Music Therapist: The NAMT Standards and the Temple University Music Therapy Program. Proceedings, International Society for Music Education, Melbourne, Austrailia Conference. St. Louis: MMB.

Maranto, C.D. (1989). Continuing concerns in music therapy ethics. Music Therapy.

Maranto, C.D. (1989). The California Symposium on Clinical Practice: Summary and Recommendations. Music Therapy Perspectives.

Maranto, C.D., et al. (1988). Code of Ethics: National Association for Music Therapy, Inc.

Maranto, C.D. (1988). AIDS: Information and issues for music therapists. Music Therapy Perspectives, 5, 78-81.

Maranto, C.D. (1987). Continuing themes in the literature on music therapy education and training. In C.D. Maranto and K. Bruscia (Eds.). Perspectives on Music Therapy Education and Training. Philadelphia, Esther Boyer College of Music, Temple University.

Maranto, C.D. (1987). Ethical Issues in Music Therapy Education and Training. In C.D. Maranto and K. Bruscia (Eds.). Perspectives on Music Therapy Education and Training. Philadelphia, Esther Boyer College of Music, Temple University.

Maranto, C.D., & Wheeler, B. (1986). The teaching of ethics in music therapy. Music Therapy Perspectives, 3, 17-19.

Maranto, C.D., & Ventre, M. (1985). Confidentiality and the music therapist: Ethical considerations. Music Therapy, 5, 61-65.

Maranto, C.D., Decuir, A., & Humphrey, T. (1984). A comparison of digit span scores, rhythm span scores, and diagnostic factors of mentally retarded persons. Music Therapy, 4, 84-90

Braswell, C., Decuir, A., & Maranto, C.D. (1980). Ratings of entry level skills by music therapy clinicians, educators and interns. Journal of Music Therapy, 17, 133-147.

Decuir, A., & Maranto, C.D. (1979). Analysis of visual and auditory rhythmic perception abilities of piano majors. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 49, 659-664.

Braswell, C., Maranto, C.D., & Decuir, A. (1979). A survey of clinical practice in music therapy Part II: Clinical practice, educational, and clinical training. Journal of Music Therapy, 16, 70-82.

Braswell, C., Maranto, C.D., & Decuir, A. (1979). A survey of clinical practice in music therapy Part I: The institutions in which music therapists work and personal data. Journal of Music Therapy, 16, 2-16.

Dileo, C. (1976). The relationship of diagnostic and social factors to the singing ranges of institutionalized, mentally retarded persons. Journal of Music Therapy, 13, 17-28.

Dileo, C. (1975). The use of a token economy program with educable, mentally retarded persons in a music therapy setting. Journal of Music Therapy, 12, 155-159.