Ready to get started now?
Call Jane Sheffler, Music Therapy Department Manager at 612-767-5596 to schedule a 20-30 minute placement interview. Or start the online registration process by completing our Intake Form
Want to learn about Music Therapy?
Music therapy is an established health profession that uses the power of music to achieve non-musical goals.
Functional, non-musical goal areas that are addressed in music therapy include, but are not limited to:
- Cognition, reasoning and attention
- Gross and fine motor skills
- Pain and behavior management
- Sensory processing, planning and acuity
- Socialization, emotional, coping and leisure skills
- Speech and language skills
We serve individuals with varying diagnoses, including, but not limited to:
- Developmental, physical and cognitive disabilities /delays
- Mental Health diagnoses / disorders
- Neurologic impairments
- Pervasive Developmental Disorders – including Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injuries
Through music therapy, clients strengthen and transfer abilities to other areas of their lives.
What are Adaptive Lessons?
MacPhail’s Music Therapy program also provides adaptive lessons for individuals who have difficulty learning music in traditional ways due to physical, cognitive or emotional challenges. Adaptive music lessons are uniquely tailored to meet the needs of the individual student by a board-certified music therapist. This ensures a successful music learning experience.