Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized non-musical goals within a therapeutic relationship by a certified music therapist, (MTA).


An established allied health profession, music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, communication and social needs of individuals.

Music Therapy Interventions are the planned, goal focused activities that happen throughout a session. They include but are not limited to:
-therapeutic instrument play (TIMP)
-music improvisation
-music based counselling

-vocalizations to music
-movement to music
-songwriting
-relaxation techniques


Music Therapy Goals include but are not limited to:

Increase attention to task                                                    
Develop active & long-standing participation                        
Increase verbal & musical communication                          
Boost mood & decrease anxiety                                      
Improve social skills & self expression                      
Promote positive self concept                                  
Increase independence and opportunity for choice


All ages and abilities are welcomed!
 
Participation in music therapy requires no prior musical experience.