Music Therapy Overview
Music therapy is the therapeutic use of music to help people gain greater health and vitality.
Music therapists are board-certified, licensed, and professionally educated in music therapy.
What is music therapy?
Music therapy is the research-based and therapeutic use of music to help people gain greater health and vitality. Music therapists are board-certified and licensed allied health professionals, who serve people of all ages with a wide variety of needs and diagnoses.
Music therapists address needs in the following domains:
Because music therapy is effective in all of these domains, music therapy can be applied to help people with a great many diagnoses, including physical pain, traumatic brain injury, stroke recovery, emotional control and coping skills, memory, PTSD, social isolation, and speech disorders.
Please give us a call 775-324-5521 or contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org to talk with one of our music therapists about how music therapy can help you or someone you love.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Is music therapy the same as music lessons?
No. Music therapy uses music to address non-musical goals. Music lessons teach musical skills. We do offer adaptive music lessons, many of which are offered by board-certified music therapists, that focus on teaching musical skills to people of all abilities and backgrounds. If you are unsure about which category you would like to pursue, you are welcome to call 775-324-5521 or email email@example.com.
What the Research is Saying
We gather our favorite new research papers as they continue to roll out, documenting the power of music therapy to effect deep and lasting change in people's lives.
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