Music psychotherapy is the use of music within a client and therapist relationship to promote the client’s emotional, psychological, physical and spiritual growth and healing. This method combines instrumental and vocal improvisation, singing, songwriting, listening to recorded music and talk therapy.
Developmental Music Therapy
Developmental Music Therapy provides a variety of developmentally appropriate music experiences in an intentional method to facilitate change and development in communication, social emotional learning, sensorimotor and cognitive skills.
Neurologic music therapy is a method commonly used for movement disorders commonly found in stroke, acquired brain injury and Parkinsons' Disease. Common techniques used by neurologic music therapist include Melodic Intonation Therapy (MIT) for expressive aphasia and Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation for gait.
Community Music Therapy
Indicate your interest to join a community choir for individuals who have had a major illness, aimed at promoting recovery in speech and making social connection.
Music Therapy Stress Reduction Program
This group runs once a year, over 8 weeks. It was adapted from a program Evelyn designed as a control protocol for a research study with National University of Singapore. The course structure is similar to Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, but it provides the added dimension of active and receptive music-making in the program. Suitable for corporates and schools to implement as well.