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Music Therapy

Music Therapy

Music Therapy targets non-musical goals through the use of musical interventions by a board-certified music therapist. Therapeutic goals and interventions are tailored to each client’s strengths and needs.

Music Therapy Goals Target

  • Physical fine and gross motor skills
  • Emotional and behavioral skills
  • Cognitive and academic skills
  • Communication and social skills

Music Therapy Interventions

  • Motivate through music
  • Create music- Sing & Play Instruments
  • Move to music
  • Listen to music

Music Therapy Services are a collaboration between the WVU School of Music and the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED).