Project Description

Art & Music Therapy in Hamilton

Art therapy is a form of expressive therapeutic counseling which utilizes the creative art process to promote healing. Music therapy is the skillful use of music and musical elements that promote cognitive, communicative, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual well-being. Music and art have nonverbal, creative, structural, and emotional qualities and they can be used in the therapeutic relationship to facilitate contact, interaction, self-awareness, learning, self-expression, communication, and personal development.

What can art and music therapy help with?

Both art and music therapy are shown to help alleviate pain, manage stress, promote wellness, enhance memory, improve communications, aid physical rehabilitation, and give people a way to express their feelings. Conditions commonly treated by art and music therapy include:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Brain Injury

  • Children with Emotional Disorders

  • Developmental Delay and Disorders

  • Pain Management

  • Physical Disabilities

  • Stress Management and Anxiety