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The Canadian Association for Music Therapy (CAMT) defines Music Therapy as:

The skillful use of music and musical elements by an accredited music therapist to promote, maintain, and restore mental, physical, emotional and spiritual health.

The definition recognizes that Music has non-verbal, creative, structural and emotional qualities. These elements are used to develop a therapeutic relationship that improves interaction, self-awareness, learning, self-expression, communication and personal growth and development outcomes.

Approved – Canadian Association for Music Therapy/Association de Musicothérapie du Canada Annual General Meeting, Vancouver, Brisith Columbia. (May, 1994).

A growing body of research demonstrates the benefits of
Music Therapy treatment for these populations:

Acquired Brain Injury
Autism & other Pervasive
Development Disabilities
Critical Care
Developmental Disabilities
Emotional Traumas
Hearing Impairments
Mental Health
Neonatal Care
Pain Control
Palliative Care
Personal Growth
Physical Disabilities
Speech and Language Impairments
Substance Abuse
Teens at Risk
Victims of Abuse
Visual Impairments
Accent Music Therapy has access to journals, research findings and a large variety music therapy studies. Contact us if you would like to access some of our resources, or to find out more.