Music Therapy

Music therapy enhances and supports the development of communication skills, self-confidence and self-awareness, and attention and memory. The music therapist uses qualities of music such as rhythm, pitch, and form to support all individuals regardless of age, gender, and ability. Everyone has the ability to respond to music and everyone is able to develop their own relationship with music. Music therapy can be used to support therapeutic goals within the cognitive, sensorimotor, and communication domains.

Music therapy can benefit those with:

Anxiety
Attention and memory
Behavioural management
Communication skills
Emotional regulation
Fine and gross motor skills
Pain management
Relaxation
Self-esteem
Speech and language skills
Stress management
Transitions