Rhythm Therapy Clinic in Dallas, Texas, provides music therapy sessions to help clients ease their pain and manage their anxiety. To learn more about music therapy and its many benefits, read on the following FAQs:
What is music therapy?
Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional, who has completed an approved music therapy program. MT-BC stands for Music Therapist-Board Certified and is granted by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) to identify music therapists who have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to practice music therapy at the current level of the profession.
What do music therapists do?
Music therapists assess emotional well-being, physical health, social functioning, communication abilities, and cognitive skills through musical responses; design music sessions for individuals and groups based on client needs using music improvisation, receptive music listening, song writing, lyric discussion, music and imagery, music performance, and learning through music; as well as participate in interdisciplinary treatment planning, ongoing evaluation, and follow-up.
Who can benefit from music therapy?
Individuals of all ages levels can benefit from music therapy, including children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Music therapy is helpful with persons with mental health needs, developmental and learning disabilities, Alzheimer's disease, and other aging-related conditions, substance abuse problems, brain injuries, physical disabilities, and acute and chronic pain, including mothers in labor.
What can music therapy do for my loved ones or me?
Promote Wellness - Manage Stress - Alleviate Pain - Express Feelings - Enhance Memory - Improve Communication - Promote Physical Rehabilitation