What is Music Therapy?
The accomplishment of individualized goals through the clinical and evidence-based use of live music interventions with a credentialed, professional therapist.
An established health profession
( similar to Occupational / Physical Therapy)
based on a vast body of evidence based, medical, psychological research supporting its effectiveness.
Doctors write orders for Music Therapy.
Includes physical, mental, emotional/ spiritual, cognitive, and social rehabilitative goals.
The objective is not to become a musician,
but to transfer skills practiced during therapy
into specific, quantifiable
( you can see/document/count it)
( you can feel it)
It is a creative framework for tackling issues that require emotional support.
It can strongly influence mood and pain perception.
Music Therapy is non-invasive
and able to stimulate or sedate without drugs, pills or needles.
Neurologically speaking, Music Therapy is an excellent way to rewire thoughts and behaviors.
Music making re-routes neurons around damaged brain matter.