Patient taking part in music therapyMusic Therapy is neurologically based and backed by more than 10 years of research at TIRR Memorial Hermann.

A music therapist's role is to address the cognitive, speech/language, physical, and psychosocial needs of a patient, using Neurologic Music Therapy techniques.

Music therapy is often requested to co-treat with other therapies, such as physical or speech therapy, and to facilitate functional movements and/or cognitive and speech behaviors.

What Are the Benefits of Music Therapy?

The many benefits of music therapy include:

  • Rhythmic stimulation to normalize a patient's gait cadence, velocity and stride length when used with physical therapy
  • Address verbal expression when co-treating with speech therapists
  • Address coping and adjusting issues using song writing and lyric analysis
  • Use music as a mnemonic cue in orientation and learning strategies for memory deficits

Qualifications of Music Therapists at TIRR Memorial Hermann

At TIRR Memorial Hermann, music therapists maintain the following qualifications:

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