what is it?
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.
Why Music Therapy?
Music therapy interventions can be designed to:
Support Physical Exercise
Promote Physical Rehabilitation
Improve Opportunities for Conflict Transformation
Is it Proven Effective?
Research in music therapy supports its effectiveness in a wide variety of healthcare and educational settings.
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For more information on music therapy, please visit the American Music Therapy Association or the Wisconsin Chapter for Music Therapy.
Music Therapy in action
and increasing self-esteem at an all-inclusive, community drum circle
Practicing social skills through group music therapy
Expressing Emotions on a Strumstick!