Music therapy is an established psychological clinical intervention, which is delivered by
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered music therapists, to help people of all ages, whose lives have been affected by injury, illness or disability through supporting their psychological, emotional, cognitive, physical, communicative and social needs. Music therapist’s use music and all its facets—physical, emotional, mental, social, aesthetic, and spiritual—to help clients improve their physical and mental health. Music Therapy has been shown to scientifically improve children’s ability to relate to adults and peers and to integrate their life experiences.
Music helps us connect with ourselves and others by building upon the experience of co-creating with the therapist. Powerful memories can be stirred and worked upon within the sessions. Music helps us to resonate with powerful feelings and experiences.
Music therapy is particularly effective for people who find talking therapy difficult.
You do not need to be a proficient musician to access music therapy just a love of music and an interest in understanding yourself and a willingness to engage in the creative- process.