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Cheryl Dileo

Dr. Cheryl Dileo

Laura H. Carnell Professor: Music Therapy
Director, Arts & Qualify of Life Research Center

Departments:

Music Therapy

Contact:

cheryl.dileo@temple.edu

215-204-8542

 

    • B.M.T., Loyola University of the South
      M.M., Loyola University of the South
      Ph.D.:Music Education for College Teaching, Louisiana State University

      Dr. Cheryl Dileo 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 and is the Director of the Arts and Quality of Life Research Center at Temple University. 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 is currently on the Honorary Faculty at the University of Melbourne Australia, and a member of the PhD Program Advisory Board at Aalborg University, Denmark. She serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Music Therapy and has served as Editorial Consultant for Music Therapy: The Journal of the American Association for Music Therapy, the International Journal of Arts in Psychotherapy and the Journal of Music Therapy and MusicMedicine (Germany).

      Dr. Dileo 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. The American Association for Music therapy has honored her with the Lifetime Achievement Award, the Award of Merit, as well as the Distinguished Research/Publication Award.  She was the recipient of the 2006 Temple University Faculty Research 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 Business Manager. She developed the WFMT Guidelines for Ethics and Research.

      She has given more than 200 lectures and workshops in this country and abroad, having conducted lecture tours on 5 continents. She has authored/edited co-edited 13 books and over 80 book chapters. Currently, she is a co-author of 7 Cochrane systematic reviews on medical music therapy for the Cochrane Library. She has received grant funding from a variety of sources, including the State of PA Formula Fund and the Barra Foundation. 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.

    • Books

      Dileo, C. (in preparation for 2012). Ethical Thinking in Music Therapy: Second Edition.
      Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

      Dileo, C. (Ed.) (in preparation for 2012). Medical Music Therapy: Case Reports. Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

      Dileo, C., Bradt, J. (2010). A Training Manual for Artists Who Work in Healthcare. Temple University: Arts and Quality of Life Research Center.

      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.

      Cochrane Reviews (Published or in progress)

      Bradt J, Dileo C. Music for stress and anxiety reduction in coronary heart disease patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD006577. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006577.pub2

      Bradt J, Dileo C, Grocke D. Music interventions for mechanically ventilated patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD006902. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006902.pub2

      Bradt J, Magee WL, Dileo C, Wheeler BL, McGilloway E. Music therapy for acquired brain injury. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD006787. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006787.pub2

      Bradt J, Dileo C. Music therapy for end-of-life care. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD007169. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007169.pub2

      Bradt J, Dileo C, Grocke D, Magill L. Music interventions for improving psychological and physical outcomes in cancer patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD006911. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006911.pub2.

      Dileo C, Bradt J. Music for preoperative anxiety (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD006908. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006908.

      Bradt J, Goodill, S., Dileo C. Dance movement therapy for improving psychological and physical outcomes in cancer patients (Final version). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD007103. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007103..

      Articles/Chapters

      Dileo, C. (in preparation). Invited Article: Music Therapy for Medical Patients: Evidence from Cochrane Reviews with Future Implications. Music and Medicine

      Dileo, C. (in preparation). Invited article on Music Therapy Ethics. Music Therapy Perspectives.

      Dileo, C. (2011). When Every Moment Counts: Therapeutic Uses of the Voice During Life’s Final Days. In: S. Uhlig and F. Baker (Eds.). Handbook of Therapeutic Voicework in Music Therapy. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

      Brooks, D., Bradt, J., Hunt, A., Eyre, L., & Dileo, C. (2010). Creative Approaches for Reducing Burnout in Medical Personnel. The International Journal of the Arts in Psychotherapy.

      Bruscia, K., Dileo, C., Shultis, C., & Dennery, K. (2009). Expectations of Hospitalized Cancer and Cardiac Patients Regarding the Benefits of Music Therapy. The International Journal of the Arts in Psychotherapy.36 (4), 239-244.

      Dileo, C., & Bradt, J., (2009) On creating the discipline, profession, and evidence in the field of arts and healthcare, Arts & Health,1 (2),168 -182

      Dileo, C., & Bradt, J. (2009). Medical Music Therapy: Evidence-based principles and practices. In: I. Soderback (Ed.) (pp. 445-452). International handbook of occupational therapy. New York: Springer.

      Dileo, C., & Bradt, J. (2009) INVITED A Perspective on Evidence-Based Medicine. In R, Haas and V. Brandeis (Eds.). Music that Works: Contributions of Biology, Neurophysiology, Psychology, Sociology, Medicine and Musicology (pp. 105-109). Vienna: Springer.

      Bruscia, K., Shultis, C., Dennery, K., & Dileo, C. (2008). "The Sense of Coherence (SOC) in Hospitalized Cardiac and Cancer Patients, Journal of Holistic Nursing, 26 (4), 286-294.

      Bruscia, K., Shultis, C., Dennery, K., & Dileo, C. (2008). "Predictors of Quality of Life in Hospitalized Cardiac Patients” Journal of Health Psychology, 13 (8), 982-987.

      Bruscia, K., Shultis, C., Dennery, K., & Dileo, C.(2008) Predictive Factors in the QOL of Cancer Inpatients. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 26(4), 75-90.

      Dileo, C. (2007). Ethics in music therapy supervision. In: M. Forinash (Ed.), Music Therapy Supervision. Seoul, South Korea: Hakjisa Publisher Map-Guseogyo-Dong. (2001 publication translated into Korean)

      Dileo, C. & Bradt, J. (2007). Music Therapy in Stress Management. In: P. Lehrer, R. Woolfolk and W. Sime (Eds.). Principles and Practice of Stress Management (3rd Ed.). (pp. 519-544). New York: Guilford Press.

      Dileo, C. & Magill, L. (2008). Song-Writing: Multicultural Applications in Oncology and Hospice Work. In: Baker, F. & Wigram T (2008) (Ed) 치료적 노래 만들기 Seoul: Hakjisa Publishers. Translation of Songwriting Book (2005) into Korean. ISBN: 978-89-93510-22-5.

      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. (pp. 279-302). 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. (pp. 11-12) London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

      Dileo, C. (2006). Ethical Issues in Feminist Therapy. In: S. Hadley (Ed.). Music Therapy: Feminist Perspectives. (pp. 475-492). 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)

      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. (pp.226-245). London: Jessica Kingsley

      Dileo, C. (2005). Ethical precautions in music therapy research. In B. Wheeler (Ed.). Research in Music Therapy: Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives (Second Edition) (pp. 226-235). Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.

      Dileo, C. (2005). Reviewing the Literature. In B. Wheeler (Ed.). Research in Music Therapy Quantitative and Qualitative Perspectives (Second Edition) (pp. 105-111). 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 (Second Edition). (pp. 282-292). 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. (pp. 43-56), 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. (pp. 85-94). 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. (pp. 259-274). 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. (pp. 65-76). 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. (pp. xix-2). Cherry Hill, NJ: Jeffrey Books.

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

      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. (pp. 19-38). Gilsum, NH: Barcelona Publishers.