Why Add a Music Therapist to your Hospital Unit or Hospice Centre?


Children Playing Bongo Drums

Reasons for Patient Referral to Music Therapy:

  • Increased pain and discomfort.

  • Depression

  • Anxiety disorder

  • Experiencing loss and grief

  • Experienced stroke

  • Parkinson's disease

  • Trauma

What Services Do We Provide?

  •  We work with each unique school and group home to meet student/resident needs by providing a combination of group and individual music therapy sessions.

  • Interventions music therapists use include singing, instrument playing, improvisation, music reflection, counseling, and song-writing.

  • Group sessions can take on the form of a Drum Circle, Songwriting Club, Ukelele Group, Girls Rock Band, and others depending on needs.

  • We work with classrooms of students of all ages and abilities, including those with ASD and multiple disabilities.

  • We can also accommodate after-school groups within the school setting. 

  • Can provide services to multiple hospital units including Palliative Care, Complex Continuing Care, Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Oncology, Mental Health, and more. 

  • Creates a safe space for emotional expression and life review. 

  • Provides opportunities for deep relaxation and alleviation from physical discomfort.

  • Provides strategies for coping with grief and loss.

  • Creates opportunities to share common experiences and provide social support.