According to the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) 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.
Music Therapy utilizes various instruments, types of music, and strategies to accomplish goals determined through an assessment.
The Healing Power Of Music
Music Is For Everyone
Music Therapy uses music to improve lives
Music as a therapeutic tool can reach and help people where other therapies failed.
Assessment Is Key
We utilize the strategies that work for you.
Not everyone learns the same way. We mix and match professional strategies for your needs.
Our MT educators are board-certified.
About Music Therapy
Who Can Benefit?
The following groups of people could potentially benefit from Music Therapy: children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly with mental health needs, developmental and learning disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease and other aging-related conditions, substance abuse problems, brain injuries, physical disabilities, and acute and chronic pain, including mothers in labor (www.musictherapy.org).
What Can Music Therapy Help?
- stress/pain management
- motor coordination
- reality orientation
- treatment tolerance
- expression of emotion
- anxiety reduction
- sensory/cognitive stimulation
- recreational enjoyment
- improving quality of life
Music Therapy Programs
Group Music Therapy: Music Therapy groups are available for small (3-5 people) or large groups (5+ people). Do you have a group that you believe could benefit from Music Therapy? Call to set up a consultation meeting.
Individual Music Therapy: Individual music therapy is available at varying times, based on an assessment, ranging from 30 minutes to 1 hour per week.
At-Home Music Therapy: Do you know someone who would benefit from Music Therapy, but is unable to leave their home? In-home sessions may be a possibility.
Adaptive Music Lessons: Adaptive Music Lessons: Interested in learning piano, guitar, or how to sing better, but traditional lessons aren’t for you because of a disability or physical impairment? Adaptive lessons may be for you!
Also check our list of the easiest instruments to learn late in life!