Music Therapy

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.

How is music therapy used?

After assessing the strengths and needs of each client, the qualified music therapist provides the indicated treatment including creating, singing, moving to, and/or listening to music. Through musical involvement in the therapeutic context, clients' abilities are strengthened and transferred to other areas of their lives.

Who applies treatments of music therapy?

Qualified music therapist, usually holding a bachelors in social psychology

What can music therapy treat?

Music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals.