What Exactly is Music Therapy, Anyway?

I’ve known from an early age how powerful music can be. It can stir emotions, evoke memories, and bring people together—it’s often referred to as a “universal language”. Music was so important to me that I majored in it during college, and it was during my sophomore year that a professor introduced me to the field of music therapy.

I’ve been a board-certified music therapist for 16 years now, and I’ve seen first-hand how this modality can enhance people’s lives in numerous ways. Let’s dive in and explore what music therapy is really about, and how it might even work for you.