Why Music Therapy?

Music is a non-invasive therapy medium that is both success-oriented and motivating. The Process of making music is interactive, supportive, and playful. This "lubricates the process of change".


Music Therapy services can address goals including (but not limited to):

  • Increase appropriate social skills (sharing, turn taking, following directions)
  • Provides an outlet for self-expression (non-verbal/verbal) and creativity
  • Improve attention to task and increase positive behavior
  • Improve independence and leadership skills
  • Improve mood and regulate emotional states
  • Improve fine and gross motor skills
  • Develop appropriate recreational/ leisure skills
  • Improve problem solving skills
  • Develop individualized coping skills for everyday stressors
  • Improve self-esteem and quality of life
  • Improve pre-literacy and academic skills
  • Improve impulse control
  • Improve effective communication
  • Group Cohesion
  • Ability to recall information