Music has the power to foster social skills, improve speech and language delays, elicit emotions and allow for connection. Music therapy uses the power of music to support individuals in various stages of their lives including children with disabilities, seniors, and anyone seeking to explore music to reach therapeutic goals.
Frequently Asked Questions
Music Therapy can now....
be found in a variety of settings such as long-term care homes, schools, hospitals, rehavilitation centers, and in private home visits. MTAs require a minimum bachelor’s degree, 1000- hour internship, as well as passing a board certification exam.
Music has the power to....
to foster social skills, improve speech and language delays, elicit emotions and allow for connection. Music therapy uses the power of music to support individuals in various stages and phases of their lives.
To Create goals....
a Music Therapist will first assess a client and then create a treatment plan based on each individual and their specific needs. Music therapy can address a wide variety of needs. For example, a goal in the social domain may include appropriate communication with peers or improving interaction abilities. A Music Therapist may use music to help improvide memory and attention to tasks and increase the ability to identiy and express emotions..
Can Music Therapy help with pain?
Yes, music Therapy also can be used to decrease pain and aid in motor skills and mobility.
Do I need musical ability?
Best of all, music therapy requires no musicial ability for your to receive its benefit.
WHAT IS THE COST?
Private music therapy is $50 per half hour session, $100 per hour long session or $28 per half hour session to build your own group (2 clients minimum). Sessions can be booked on a drop in, weekly, bi-weekly or any other basis that works well for the client and Music Therapist.
What to Expect From Your Visit
Most music therapy visits are either 30 or 60 minutes in length and can be online or in-person at Dominelli Music North Edmonton or St. Albert.
Sessions can be set up for an individual or in a group setting. For private music therapy sessions the fee is $100 per hour or $50 per half hour. You can also build-a-group class where you can create a music therapy session for friends, family, or anyone in your bubble and that cost is $28 per 30 minute session.
Before your session we will connect you with our Registered Music Therapist who will provide you with all documents and information to prepare for your first session.
We look forward to supporting your therapeutic goals in our Music Therapy program.