… is an allied health profession practised throughout Australia and in more than 40 countries around the world.
… is the planned and creative use of music to attain and maintain health and well being. People of any age or ability may benefit from a music therapy programme regardless of musical skill or background.
… focuses on meeting therapeutic aims, which distinguishes it from musical entertainment or music education.
… allows an individual’s abilities to be strengthened and new skills to be transferred to other areas of a person’s life.