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.
At Valotta Studios, we are happy to offer private sessions led by our Music Therapist, Trish Witt. All patient confidentiality laws are upheld at Valotta Studios by the national American Music Therapy Association Standards. Call us today to inquire about therapy sessions!
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM MUSIC THERAPY?
Children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly can benefit from music therapy, specifically those living with:
- Mental health needs
- Eating disorders
- Developmental & learning disabilities
- Alzheimer’s disease & other aging-related conditions
- Substance abuse problems
- Physical disabilities and brain injuries
- cute and chronic pain
WHAT GOALS CAN BE ACHIEVED WITH MUSIC THERAPY?
Music therapy uses music improvisation, music listening, song writing, lyric discussion, and music and imagery, to achieve non-musical treatment goals such as:
- Stress management
- Pain alleviation
- Self expression
- Memory and communication improvement
- Promotion of physical rehabilitation
Through the use of music improvisation, receptive music listening, song writing, lyric discussion, and music and imagery, music therapy sessions are designed to meet individual clients’ clinical needs.