Music Therapy

MUSIC THERAPY

At Beyond the Studio we are dedicated to bringing wellness to the clients and families we work with.

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Here are some quick facts about music therapy:

What is music therapy?
Music therapy is a discipline in which credentialed professionals (MTA*) use music purposefully within therapeutic relationships to support development, health, and well-being. Music therapists use music safely and ethically to address human needs within cognitive, communicative, emotional, musical, physical, social, and spiritual domains.
*Canadian Association of Music Therapists
June 2016

Who can use music therapy?
Music therapy is used with individuals of various ages, abilities, and musical backgrounds in institutional, community and private practice settings.

This includes but is not limited to:
Acquired Brain Injury
AIDS
Autism and other Pervasive Development Disabilities
Critical Care
Developmental Disabilities
Emotional Traumas
Geriatric Care
Hearing Impairments
Mental Health
Neonatal Care
Obstetrics
Oncology
Pain Control
Palliative Care
Personal Growth
Physical Disabilities
Speech and Language Impairments
Substance Abuse
Teens at Risk
Victims of Abuse
Visual Impairments

Who is a music therapist?

Education: They have successfully completed a minimum bachelor of music therapy degree at a CAMT recognized institution

Clinical Internship: They have completed a 1000-hour clinical internship under the supervision of a CAMT-Approved MTA Supervisor

Exam: They have passed the Certification Board of Music Therapists exam administered in the USA

Have a look at the profiles of the Music Therapists working with Beyond the Studio

Inquire about the Music Therapy services offered by Beyond the Studio

MT Rates May 2017