What is Music Therapy?
Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program. In music therapy sessions, music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals.
How Does Music Therapy Make a Difference?
Music stimulates all of the senses and involves the client at many levels, facilitating multiple developmental skills, encouraging socialization, self-expression, communication, and motor development. Our board-certified music therapists use music-based interventions in a clinical setting to help clients achieve individualized goals.
Who Can Benefit from Music Therapy?
Music therapy is for people of all ages with various strengths and needs. The list includes:
- People with language, motor, and other developmental delays
- People with exceptionalities such as Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Children, teenagers, and adults with mental health needs
- Adults who have experienced stroke or traumatic brain injury
- Adults with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia