Blog #6 Musical Instruments in Music Therapy Music therapist uses a wide range of musical instruments in a session. As opposed to many people’s impression of a music therapist who simply ‘pick up a guitar and sing to a group of client’ or ‘turn on the loudspeaker and play classical music tracks’. Music therapy is so much much more than that. In a music therapy session, instruments ranges from the usual piano and guitar, to tuned percussion like marimba, xylophone, glockenspie
Blog no. 4 Music therapy in psychiatric hospital Music Therapy in the mental health field is one of my most passionate area of work, it’s a very demanding, challenging yet very rewarding field.
In my final year of training as a music therapist, I was placed in a local hospital with an inpatient psychiatric unit in UK. It has a dedicated department of arts therapies, with a team of art, music, drama, movement, play therapists working there full time. Patient who are staying