What is Music Therapy?
Music therapy is the specialized use of music by a credentialed professional who develops individualized treatment and supportive interventions with people of all ages and ability levels to address their social, communication, emotional, physical, cognitive, sensory and spiritual needs.
The music therapist is specifically trained to use music as its own format for assessment, intervention, and measurable evaluation. All MMTS services are provided by a music therapist meeting all educational and training standards for clinical practice in music therapy, certification by the Certification Board for Music Therapists, Inc.
Board Certified Music Therapists work with clients of all ages through the lifespan in various settings including homes, schools, hospitals, treatment centers, psychiatric facilities, residential care homes, correctional facilities and communities.