Music Therapy with Veterans

Our team is proud and honored to provide music therapy and community support services to Veterans and their families in the Atlanta area.

Goals commonly addressed during these 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…”

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.