What is Music Therapy?
Music therapy is a research-based practice and profession practiced by University trained professionals in which music is used to actively support people as they strive to improve their health, functioning and wellbeing.
Since ancient history music has been used as a therapeutic medium in different cultures. The emergence of music as a clinically applied medium for treatment administered by trained professionals has developed over the past 50 years.
What does Music Therapy offer?
Music therapy is an intervention that creates an environment where individuals are able to express themselves in ways they may not be able to express using words alone.
Music techniques such as active music making, music listening, music and movement, drumming, lyric analysis, singing, song writing and painting to music, are used in a therapeutic way to help patients in their journey to wellness.
Who can benefit from music therapy?
Persons of any age or ability can benefit from Music Therapy and no musical skill or music background is required. Music therapy sessions can also be provided in the comfort of your own home.