Why Music Therapy?

Musical responsiveness is present from birth and remains accessible as a healthy functioning part of ones self, regardless of background. Here are some of the potential benefits of Music Therapy:

  • Help express feelings and experiences that can not be communicated in words

  • Give experiences of ‘being heard’ both at a verbal symbolic level and a non-verbal sensory level

  • Help to regulate and contain emotions through affect attunement· Provide stability· Give experiences of control and self-agency· Integrate physical, emotional and cognitive processes

  • Offer new and different experiences of self

  • Help draw individuals into social interaction

  • Provide new ways of relating and communicating with others 

  • Increase creativity, motivation, focus and concentration 

  • Help increase self-esteem and confidence