Music Therapy Program
The Park Cities School of Music and Lakewood Conservatory of Fine Arts offers one-on-one and group music therapy sessions for children and adults of varying abilities and learning styles. Sessions are conducted by a Board-Certified Music Therapist who has specialized training and experience working with all ages and in many different clinical settings. No prior music experience is required to participate in music therapy. For more information on our music therapy programs, please contact our school at 214-455-1477 or 214.613.2020 today!
What is music therapy?
Music Therapy is the use of music-based interventions to accomplish individualized non-musical goals. Music is the medium used as a therapeutic tool to help restore, maintain, and improve mental and physical functioning. Therapy sessions may address a variety of domains, including, but not limited to:
Music Therapy can only be facilitated by a credentialed professional who has completed a university program, 1200 clinical hours of internship, and passed the national exam to earn the MT-BC (music therapist-board certified) credential.
Who can benefit from music therapy?
Music therapy can benefit people of all ages with a variety of conditions. These conditions may be related to mental and/or physical health. Music Therapy is commonly used as treatment for mental health conditions, developmental and learning disabilities, brain injuries, acute/chronic pain, substance abuse, Alzheimer’s/Dementia, and physical disabilities.
For more information on music therapy, take a look at these resources:
- Frequently Asked Questions:
- Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder: https://www.musictherapy.org/assets/1/7/Fact_Sheet_ASD_and_MT__8-26-15.pdf
- Music Therapy and Special Education:
- Music Therapy and Young Children
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