Music Therapy is an established health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals. Therapy includes creating, singing, instrument playing, moving to, and/or listening to music.
WHAT SERVICES DO WE PROVIDE
At The Energy Source, our Music Therapist provides assessment and therapy services for:
School readiness refers to whether a child is ready to make an easy and successful transition into school.
Motor development refers to the development of a child's bones, muscles and ability to move around and manipulate his or her environment. Motor development divides into two sections: gross motor development and fine motor development.
Sensory stimulation is the activation of one or more of the senses, including taste, smell, vision, hearing, and touch. It can range from something as simple as a hand massage with scented lotion or listening to a playlist of favourite music to more complicated activities designed to provide a sensory experience.
A social skill is any competence facilitating interaction and communication with others where social rules and relations are created, communicated, and changed in verbal and nonverbal ways. The process of learning these skills is called socialization.
Increased Emotional Awareness
Emotional intelligence is an awareness of your actions and feelings – and how they affect those around you. It also means that you value others, listen to their wants and needs, and can empathise or identify with them on many different levels.