Grace Notes    Music Therapy

The American Music Therapy (AMTA) defines Music Therapy as: "The clinical and evidenced-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. Music therapy is a well-established allied health profession similar to occupational therapy and physical therapy. It consists of using music therapeutically to address physical, psychological, cognitive, behavioral and/or social functioning. Because music therapy is a powerful and non-threatening medium, unique outcomes are possible." www.musictherapy.org

In simple terms, Board-Certified Music Therapists use music to accomplish non-musical goals.

What is Music Therapy ?


Grace Notes Music Therapy has a wide variety of musical instruments for clients of all ages, including adaptive instruments for those with physical limitations.


We Are In The News!

April 2014 article in Health Care News Magazine about Music Therapy and features Gina Willette, CDP, HPMT, MT-BC:

Gina is a Board-Certified Music Therapist and owner of Grace Notes Music Therapy with over 12 years of experience. Gina received her Bachelor's Degree in Music Therapy and Minor in Psychology from Anna Maria College in Paxton, Massachusetts. Gina became Board Certified by the Certification Board for Music Therapists in 2002 and is a member in good standing with the American Music Therapy Association. In addition, Gina is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and a Hospice & Palliative Care Music Therapist who is also experienced in working with children with autism and physical / cognitive disabilities.

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Western Massachusetts

A Musical Note for Every Step in Life...

Grace Notes Music Therapy

Will Come to You!

Gina Willette, CDP, HPMT, MT-BC

 

Grace Notes Music Therapy, based out of South Hadley, Massachusetts provides individual and group music therapy for clients of all ages and abilities. Music Therapy services are provided in homes, schools, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals and with hospice patients in the Western Massachusetts area.