Music Therapy Services
Michael Kenny, MMT is a board certified music therapist based in Dallas,Texas. He offers individual and group music therapy for all ages. Michael has over 15 years of experience as a music therapist. He has worked with a diverse set of populations including: psychiatry, autistic and special needs children, Alzheimer’s and geriatric patients, developmentally delayed and physically challenged individuals. Michael’s Music Therapy Rates:
$75.00 – $100 per hour, private pay only, no insurance – individuals. $150 per hour, private pay only, no insurance – groups. Contact Michael to schedule a Music Therapy appointment.
What is music therapy?
Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.
MT-BC stands for Music Therapist – Board Certified and is granted by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) to identify music therapists who have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to practice music therapy at the current level of the profession.
What do music therapists do?
Music therapists assess emotional well-being, physical health, social functioning, communication abilities, and cognitive skills through musical responses; design music sessions for individuals and groups based on client needs using music improvisation, receptive music listening, song writing, lyric discussion, music and imagery, music performance, and learning through music; participate in interdisciplinary treatment planning, ongoing evaluation, and follow up.
Who can benefit from music therapy?
Individuals of all ages levels can benefit from music therapy including: children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Music therapy is helpful with persons with mental health needs, developmental and learning disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease and other aging related conditions, substance abuse problems, brain injuries, physical disabilities, and acute and chronic pain, including mothers in labor.
What can music therapy do for me or my loved ones?
- Promote Wellness
- Manage Stress
- Alleviate Pain
- Express Feelings
- Enhance Memory
- Improve Communication
- Promote Physical Rehabilitation
“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by.” ~ Billy Joel