For children and young adults
Music therapy is a powerful and effective form of therapy that utilises the inherent qualities of music to address the unique needs of children. It offers numerous benefits and plays a vital role in promoting their overall well-being and development.
Song composed with Teo, 6 year old child with Sensory processory disorder and hemiparesis. Teo loves to play his keyboard, dance, sing and compose his own songs.
Music therapy can support children in emotional expression and regulation. Music has the ability to evoke and convey emotions in a safe and non-threatening manner, allowing children to explore and express their feelings. This can be particularly helpful for children who struggle with verbal communication or have difficulty expressing their emotions in traditional ways.
Additionally, music therapy enhances cognitive development in children. Engaging with music stimulates various areas of the brain, promoting improved memory, attention, and problem-solving skills. It can also enhance language development and literacy by improving auditory processing and promoting the acquisition of language through singing and rhythmic patterns.
Furthermore, music therapy supports social interaction and communication skills. Participating in music-making activities encourages children to collaborate, take turns, and listen to others, fostering important social skills and enhancing their ability to connect with peers.
Motor skills development is another area where music therapy proves beneficial. Playing musical instruments or engaging in movement-based activities coordinated with music can improve fine and gross motor skills, coordination, and overall physical development in children.
Moreover, music therapy provides a positive and enjoyable outlet for self-expression and creativity. It can boost self-esteem and self-confidence, allowing children to explore their talents and abilities in a non-judgmental environment. This sense of accomplishment and empowerment can have a profound impact on their overall sense of well-being.
Through personalized and targeted interventions, music therapists can address specific goals and support the unique needs of each child.
Music intervention at Music Tree
This program aims to initiate an intervention targeting long-term cognitive, motor, and socio-emotional development through music therapy.
- 15 minute phone consultation with the therapist
- First session (45 minutes)
- 15 minute phone consultation
- Assessmente over 3 sessions (45 minutes each)
- Meeting with the family to discuss short and long term goals (30 minutes either in person or on zoom)
Next sessions: term payment
- 30 minutes £35
- 45 minutes £45
- 60 minutes £60
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: missed sessions are not refundable. However, you may speak with your therapist to inquire about their availability for a makeup session, subject to their discretion.