Frequently Asked Questions
What is music therapy?
Music therapy is the skillful use of music and musical elements by an accredited music therapist to promote, maintain, and restore mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health. Music has nonverbal, creative, structural, and emotional qualities. These are used in the therapeutic relationship to facilitate contact, interaction, self-awareness, learning, self-expression, communication, and personal development.
Canadian Association for Music Therapy
What age of clients do you work with?
Do you work with people of all abilities?
How do I know if music therapy will benefit me?
Music therapy provides a treatment plan that is supportive and positive. It can both motivate and inspire the client. Because of the number of musical experiences, the session can be designed to the specific needs of any client.
Do I need any musical skill to take music therapy?
How is music therapy different from music lessons?
Music therapy is designed with goals and objectives to maintain, and restore mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health, whereas music lessons have goals and objectives to learn music theory, history or to play an instrument.
What does a typical music therapy session consist of?
Because of the wide range of musical experiences, sessions vary depending on who the music therapist is working with. Interventions are specifically chosen for the individual or group depending on their treatment plan.
Will music therapy conflict with other forms of therapy?
Music therapy sessions are designed to enhance other forms of therapy.
Do I need a doctor’s referral to book an appointment?
Is music therapy covered by insurance?
What are your hours?
Sessions are scheduled 9AM-5PM.
You can contact me at any time.
How much does a session cost?
Rates vary on a case-by-case basis. Please contact to discuss.