Music therapy

Music therapy is a research-based allied health profession in which music is used to actively support people through improving their health and wellbeing

It has been has been used in Australian hospitals and healthcare facilities since the 1970s, and has been proven to provide countless benefits to health and wellbeing.

Benefits of music therapy as part of your rehabilitation

Music can be familiar, comforting and soothing, and music therapy aims to:

  • improve pain management
  • elevate mood and reduce anxiety symptoms
  • promote relaxation
  • improve sleep
  • provide companionship

Our music therapist use music to assist in your recovery and promote a better quality of life during your hospital stay. This could include music for relaxation, listening to songs, and songwriting. They also use music to divert attention away from pain, or help to sleep.