Kathy Jo Gutgsell, RN, MT-BC

Kathy Jo Gutgsell, RN, MT-BC

Kathy Jo Gutgsell, RN, MT-BC has worked as a music therapist at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center since October 2008 and now continues her work as part of the University Hospitals Connor Integrative Health Network. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from North Park University in Chicago and a Music Therapy Equivalency degree from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She completed her internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City specializing in palliative medicine and newborn intensive care.

Kathy Jo now specializes in the care of palliative care and hospice patients. In 2013, she published a randomized controlled research study which showed the beneficial effect of music therapy on pain in palliative care patients.

Education and Credentials

  • MT-BC, Board Certified Music Therapist
  • Music Therapy Equivalency degree, University of Louisville, Kentucky
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, North Park University, Chicago