Music Therapy for Children and Support Groups for Parents and Caregivers

Individual Sessions

    • for an individual to experience intensive and in-depth work
    • for one-to-one attention to address primary goals

Dyad Sessions

    • for two children ready, or approaching readiness, to relate to one another
    • to gain experience in beginning socialization

Group Sessions for Preschool and Young Children

  • for 18 months – 3 years with their caregivers.

Small groups (3-4 children). Address special needs in a supportive, musical environment. Share the joy of singing, playing instruments and moving together.

  • for 3-5 year olds with special needs. Using music to facilitate regulation, communication, cooperation and spontaneity. Primary focus: socialization.

Group Sessions for Adults

    • for caregivers of individuals with developmental, learning, physical, cognitive, emotional and neurological issues. Will provide participants with relief, support and practical ways to de-stress using music. Offer specific uses of music that can help in the care of your loved one and the opportunity to connect with other people caregiving.

Psychotherapy and Music Psychotherapy for Adults

Individual Sessions

    • for an adult who, in addition to talking, is open to using music to explore specific issues and concerns
    • to help with self-growth, self-expression, interpersonal difficulties, or work-related problems

Group Sessions

  • for adults who are interested in learning about themselves through musical, as well as verbal, interaction with others
  • to help with self-growth, self-expression and especially interpersonal issues

Supervision for Clinicians, especially LCATs

Individual supervision

  • for clinicians/music therapists interested in an in-depth exploration of professional issues
  • to offer support and strategies in dealing with clinical, administrative, work environment, and population- specific concerns
  • to facilitate awareness and understanding of how and why one is personally affected by their work which leads to a deeper and more satisfying experience

Group supervision

  • open to beginning and intermediate music therapists. Using music and verbal discussion to process clinical and administrative issues. Group members will help determine focus in conjunction with leader.

Information Sessions for Health Professionals

Human resources/ EAP in-services

  • for a department to learn about music therapy and music psychotherapy
  • to educate about the unique benefits of music therapy and music psychotherapy in order to make appropriate employee referrals

Clinician’s workshops

  • for psychologists, psychiatrists, MDs, social workers, physical/occupational/speech therapists
  • to gain an understanding of the power of music in order to integrate music into one’s work/make helpful referrals

Workshops for Corporate Teams/Groups and Institutions

Corporate seminars

  • for managers, CEO’s and workgroups
  • to learn about the role of music in the workplace
  • to gain strategies and tools using music to help with team building, stress reduction and conflict resolution

Hospital/institution in-services

  • for social service agency supervisors and program directors
  • to increase awareness of music therapy services
  • to become familiarized with the components of effective and successful music therapy programming
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