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 professional who has completed an approved music therapy program

Our Music therapists:

  • Assess emotional well-being, physical health, social functioning, communication abilities, and cognitive skills
  • Design music sessions based on client needs using music improvisation, music listening, song writing, lyric discussion, music and imagery, music performance, and learning through music
  • Participate in interdisciplinary treatment planning, ongoing evaluation, and follow-up

Populations Served:

Individuals of all ages, infants through older adults, can benefit from music therapy!

West Music Music Therapy serves those with:
• Developmental disabilities
• Learning disabilities
• Physical disabilities
• Autism
• Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
• Mental health disorders
• Substance abuse issues
• Brain injuries
• Acute and chronic pain

We work in:
• Schools
• Head Start Programs
• Hospitals
• Nursing homes
• Group homes
• Rehabilitation clinics
• Substance abuse facilities
• Mental health centers
• Camps
• Private homes