Psychodrama, Sociodrama, and Group Work

Music Therapy


Composition and Performance

        Xingyu Yao is a Boston/Shanghai-based artist, Board-Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC), psychodramatist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and a Berklee alumna who plays, composes, teaches, and utilize music clinically, as well as pursuing field recordings. She sees music as a crucial way of expression, emotional communication, spiritual practice, life transformation, community building, and the catalyst for social change. 
        Her mission is to support her students, clients, and audience to remove obstacles from their lives, find their unique voices, express themselves freely, reach their goals, become an authentic person, and build communities in which everyone can thrive. 

JUN 7, 2020 9:30 AM

Intimacy, Medication, and Music: 6th National Cancer Survivorship Day Celebration

Opening Music Act, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA

MAY 4, 2020 11 AM

Music Therapy for Emotional Support

Workshop Facilitator, Powers Music School, Zoom

APR 25, 2020

Emotional Processing and Creative Expression Without Memory

Presenter, NERAMTA Annual Conference, Stowe, VT

APR 1-4, 2020

Workshop: The Diversity of Our Greatness

Presenter, ASGPP 78th Annual Conference, Chicago

MAR 26-29, 2020

Workshop: The Diversity of Our Greatness

Presenter, IEATA 14th Annual Conference, Phoenix

MAR 25, 2020 11 AM

Calling all Watch City Singers: Singing and Creative Aging

Faculty, Waltham Council on Aging


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