Music therapy is a creative and expressive form of therapy, that offers an opportunity to support one's health and well-being through musical engagement.
Music therapy gives children the opportunity to explore their feelings and communicate their needs. Because music does not rely on verbal skills, it offers children a creative way to express themselves.
Adults also benefit from music therapy, as music can support self-reflection and expressive communication. Both familiar songs and improvised music can be used to work towards goal areas, such as emotional, cognitive, or psychological. No musical ability or experience necesarry.
You may consider Music Therapy if you:
Individual and Group music therapy sessions for those with memory impairment support cognitive functioning, including memory recall and communicative skills, motivates physical movement, and offer a space for creative and expressive communication. Music therapy is also effective to decrease agitation and support positive engagement with others.