Neurological disorders can affect individuals in many ways: physiologically, psychologically, and socially. Music Therapists use music as a tool to target an individual’s specific goals and objectives, while also contributing to the individual’s overall wellbeing. Because music affects individuals noninvasively, Music Therapy is an effective treatment for individuals who have experienced a stroke and/or Parkinson’s disease.
Music Therapists use music to work on maintaining or regaining mobility, improving speech and language skills, boosting mood, and improving memory. At the same time, Music Therapy also aids individuals in processing emotions, decreasing feelings of isolation, and improving overall wellness.
What We Can Address:
- Boost Mood
- Enhance Emotional Regulation
- Improve Gross and Fine Motor Skills
- Refine Communication Skills
- Stimulate Memory
- Provide Pain Management
- Decrease Stress & Anxiety and Feelings of Isolation
- Increase Motivation
What You May Experience:
Here are some examples of what can be addressed during your music therapy session with your dedicated therapist:
- Purposeful singing to improve speech and breath control
- Music-supported phyisical interventions to improve individual’s physical goals (gait, grasp, range of motion, etc)
- Songwriting for self-expression
- Purposeful playlist creation for mood support and motivation
- Counselling to support you through life’s transitions
Ask Questions and Schedule Sessions
Email Shannon Robinson (VP of JB Music Therapy) to ask questions or schedule your appointment:
You will be asked to complete an intake form. This will be another opportunity to ask any of the questions you may have to ensure an online session is best for your needs.
Costs will be discussed and defined.
We will then match you with a therapist who is available and fits your needs.
A final confirmation will be sent via email.