Alex Swanson

Adjunct Faculty

More about Alex Swanson

Alex joins the faculty team as a board-certified music therapist who earned his Master’s and Equivalency Degree in Music Therapy from the University of Iowa, having previously earned his undergraduate degree from Augustana College in Rock Island, majoring in Music and Psychology. Alex has completed advanced training in Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (attaining the level of Fellow) and also holds a certificate in Hospice and Palliative Care Music Therapy. Alex has extensive experience in Hospice care. He currently provides music therapy services at a regional hospital in central Iowa and also works directly with clients in his private practice. As an adjunct, Alex will teach The Psychology of Music and also Therapeutic guitar classes.