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Music Therapy

Music therapy is a discipline in which Certified Music Therapists (MTAs) use music purposefully within therapeutic relationships to support development, health and well being.

Music Therapy
Music Therapy


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Calgary, 755 Lake Bonavista Dr SE #242, Calgary, AB T2J 0N3, Canada


Music therapists use music safely and ethically to address human needs within cognitive, communicative, emotional, physical, social and spiritual domains.

-Canadian Association for Music Therapists, 2023

Music can be a powerful tool for accessing and deepening emotion, expressing oneself, and building connection with others. Music can also be combined with art and movement. The combination of talk therapy with music can be meaningful and effective for clients.

Music Therapy can help with:

  • Managing stress, anxiety, depression
  • Mood
  • Emotion regulation
  • Social skills
  • Self-esteem
  • Personal growth and awareness

Who can benefit from music therapy?

  • Anyone who connects with music and the expressive arts, including adults, seniors, and children.
  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Developmental and cognitive delay
  • Aging and dementia
  • Disabilities

There are a variety of ways music can be used in therapy. This can include:

  • Listening to and discussing a meaningful song
  • Playing an instrument including percussive instruments (no music experience needed)
  • Guided imagery and music
  • Drawing and expressing through art

Book a consultation with Sara (Reg. Provisional Psychologist & Certified Music Therapist) to determine how music therapy can support you and your therapeutic goals.

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