In Calgary Alberta
Music Therapy for Children & Youth
Music therapy sessions are tailored to promote;
focus and attention
Sessions can be arranged in
Daycares, preschools, schools
Community settings like day programs playgroups, clubs
Individual sessions provide opportunities to work on personalized goals. Music therapists work with caregiver/ family and multi disciplinary team members to ensure specific goals for the whole child are incorporated into sessions. Music making as a therapeutic tool can be very motivating for individuals, as the task is exciting and fresh!
Group sessions provide opportunities to develop social interaction and awareness through activities such as turn taking, group jamming, duet playing or project creation. Group music therapy can be motivating to work on specific goals while creating positive and successful experiences with others!
Music Therapy for Older Adults
Music therapy sessions can promote wellbeing in social, psychological and physical domains.
by increasing involvement, providing opportunities for meaningful communication and decreasing feelings of isolation and loneliness.
by facilitating awareness and reality orientation, increasing alertness, improving mood/ emotional states, reducing aggressive behaviors and assisting with reminiscence.
by providing mild exercise, motivating fine/gross motor skills, maintaining range of motion, assisting with relaxation and distracting from pain and discomfort.