Children and young people
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Working with children, young people and their families

Creative self expression offered in an interactive therapeutic environment can support many aspects of emotional, cognitive and physical development.

Music therapists work across a broad spectrum of need in a wide variety of settings to enable children and young people to:

  • explore and express thoughts and feelings
  • nuture social interaction and communication skills
  • encourage creative and spontaneous play
  • develop concentration and co-ordination
  • increase awareness of themselves and others
  • boost self esteem and build resilience
  • stimulate language and listening skills
  • strengthen family and peer relationships


Watch a child's music therapy

music therapy unlocks a child's potential

Music therapy with an autistic girl