Sara Devine MT-BC, NMT, LCSW

920.284.0891

800.791.3601

 info@expressivetherapies.net

245 Metro Dr, Appleton WI 54913

Empowering individuals—those living with social, cognitive, emotional, physical and/or spiritual needs—through music, art and mental health therapies to improve health & well-being.

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.  A board-certified music therapist utilizes music and all of its facets-physical, emotional, mental, social, aesthetic, and spiritual-to help clients improve or maintain their health.

 

 

Practicing social skills through

group music therapy

 

 

Music therapy interventions can be designed to:

 

Promote Wellness

Manage Stress

Alleviate Pain

Express Feelings

Enhance Memory

Reduce Anxiety

Improve Communication

Improve Learning

Build Self-Esteem

Support Physical Exercise 

Promote Physical Rehabilitation

Improve mood

Improve opportunities for Conflict Transformation

 

 

Expressing Emotions on a Strumstick!

 

 

Research in music therapy supports its effectiveness in a wide variety of healthcare and educational settings. 

For more information on music therapy please visit the American Music Therapy Association or the Wisconsin Chapter for Music Therapy.

 

 

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