Music Therapy with Veterans

*WE KNOW THAT MILITARY-RELATED SUICIDES HAVE INCREASED BY 20% OVER THE LAST YEAR. READ MORE HERE, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, KNOW THAT WE CAN HELP.

Goals commonly addressed during In-Person and Telehealth Music Therapy sessions can include:

  • Emotional expression
  • Self-expression
  • Coping skills
  • Positive re-integration into the community
  • Leisure skills
  • Familial relationships
  • Pain management
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Reality orientation
  • Managing symptoms associated with:
    – PTSD
    – Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
    – Depression

The profession of Music Therapy formally began after World War I and World War II, when community musicians of all types went to Veterans hospitals around the country to play for the thousands of veterans suffering both physical and emotional trauma from the wars.

“The patients’ notable physical and emotional responses to music led the doctors and nurses to request the hiring of musicians by the hospitals. It was soon evident that the hospital musicians needed some prior training before entering the facility and so the demand grew for a college curriculum…”
www.musictherapy.org

We offer individual in-home music therapy services, and we also partner with local organizations to bring music therapy services to Veterans in the Atlanta area. To learn more about our services and possible funding options, please contact us today.
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