Striking A Notable Difference In Healthcare Since 2002
2002 to 2024

22 Year Anniversary

Changing Lives One Note At A Time

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who received live harp therapy sessions lasting 5 or more minutes in our 15 host hospitals.. 


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of live harp therapy delivered to patients, their loved ones, staff and doctors at our host hospitals.


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Since 2002 Bedside Harp®, the first ever exclusively hospital-hosted, mindfulness-based harp therapy service organization offering instructional and harp therapy certification programs, has been dedicated to promoting our field by providing service and training programs of excellence, ever raising the bar, setting and maintaining the highest standards for ourselves, our students and our graduates. 

Between 2003 and 2016, Bedside Harp’s certification program was exclusively college-based out of Bucks County Community College in Newtown, PA where our master level graduates were eligible to receive 12 college music credits. 

Bedside Harp’s certification program has been accredited through the National Standards Board for Therapeutic Musicians since 2017.

Our mission is to promote the therapeutic use of the harp in healthcare and wellness settings. 

Committed to making a difference, we are proud that between February 2002 and February 2023, we have:

Delivered a five-minute or longer harp therapy session to 117,364 patients at the 14 hospitals that have hosted our programs!

Played 31,793 documented hours of therapeutic harp in those hospitals!

Taught over 1,000 people, aged 8 to 80+, who never before played the harp, to play for their own healing and enjoyment!

Graduated over 125 Certified Harp Therapists hailing from all over the United States and abroad.  Fifty-two percent of them went on to achieve their mastery levels of certification!

Graduated 11 Certified Instructional Mentors from our teachers’ certification program!

Awarded $22,870.00 in instructional and certification scholarships!

Completed five formal research projects — one of which earned us international acclaim!

Been recognized and honored by all of our host hospitals, Bucks County Community College, the Society of the Arts in Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson and healthcare professionals throughout our nation.

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