Music therapy can stimulate all of the senses and be a welcome distraction for a child who might be experiencing pain and fear after an illness or injury.
Through one-on-one and group sessions, our certified music therapists use music to help your child reach treatment goals, which include to:
- Alleviate pain
- Enhance memory
- Express feelings
- Improve communications
- Manage stress
- Promote physical rehabilitation
- Promote wellness
Music therapy can include everything from listening to your favorite song to strumming a guitar or shaking a maraca. Song writing can even help children communicate and connect with others to share their feelings in ways that might not otherwise be possible.
We provide therapy in inpatient and outpatient settings. Talk to your child’s nurse or child life specialist if your child is interested in music therapy.