About Music Therapy
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, board certified music therapist.
Music Therapy is an established health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals.
For more information about music therapy, please contact the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) at: www.musictherapy.org
Benefits For Clients
- Improved social and behavioral skills
- Increased ability to concentrate
- Stimulated thought processes
- Improved ability to follow verbal and visual directions
- Increased self-esteem & self-awareness
- Increased expressive language skills
- Increased receptive language skills
- Improved gross and/or fine motor coordination and control
- Decreased tactile and auditory defensiveness
- Increased relaxation abilities
- Increased emotional well-being
- Increased creative abilities through music writing, improvisation, etc.
- Increased academic knowledge and abilities
- Increased musical knowledge and abilities
- Co-therapy with OT, PT, Speech, Art, Psych, Educational Programs, etc.
See Services to learn more about about what services McKee Music Therapy offers.