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Music Therapy for Children Claremont Meadows

Music Therapy services for kids in Claremont Meadows

Chatterbox strives to provide the best possible care for your loved ones. Our music therapists show kindness and compassion. They love working with children and help them realise their full potential.

Our clinics offer a welcoming and supportive environment in which children can express their feelings and make progress. Our Music Therapists are passionate about helping children and their families achieve their musical goals.

Our Music Therapists work with families to empower them with learning skills that foster learning. They will encourage their child to participate in activities both at home and in the community. They provide care for children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), difficulties in social and play skills, self-regulation, emotional regulation, behaviour, fine and gross motor skills, wellbeing, self-confidence, and self-expression.

How can a music therapy help my child?

During childhood, children take in physical, emotional, social and cognitive information and language from their experiences and their environment. Music therapy in Claremont Meadows delivers opportunities to encourage general development through music making methods and play with activities such as instrumental play, singing, listening to music, song writing, sensory play, and movement.

Some goal areas music therapy can target in your child’s lifelong learning include:

  • Social skills
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Handling situations
  • Communication
  • Attention and focus
  • Following instructions
  • School readiness
  • Making friends
  • Fine and gross motor skills
  • Self-expression
  • Sequencing and memory
  • Improved wellbeing
  • Motor planning
  • Speech and language
  • Body awareness and sensory integration

What is a Music Therapist?

Music therapists are trained with advanced musicianship and therapeutic training to assess and provide music therapy to children experiencing difficulties in communication, emotional regulation, social interaction, and sensory and motor integration. Music therapists will assess the goals of your child and your concerns in order to develop a personalized therapy plan with you and other therapists.

What can you expect from your first music therapy consultation?

Your Music Therapist will:

  • Determine what is happening for your child and the reasons for their behaviours or problems
  • Provide you with a plan to get your child moving in the right direction immediately
  • Create an individualised solution to help you get the results that your family needs

Chatterbox is aware that every child’s needs are unique. We are here to guide you and your family and provide regular support for your child’s needs.

Paediatric Music Therapy Claremont Meadows

Music Therapy Kids Claremont Meadows

Paediatric Music Therapy Claremont Meadows

Our passionate (and fun!) Paediatric Music Therapists collaborate with those most important in your child’s life to adapt and implement individual goals for your child. By working together as a team and following our recommendations, we will ensure that your child can achieve their goals as quickly as possible.

We believe every child has the right to have access to therapy no matter where they live, so we offer online therapy services as well as services within our clinics in Rosehill, Bella Vista, Oran Park, Penrith & Kingswood, we proudly also offer our music therapy services to local Kingswood residents and surrounding suburbs such as Cambridge Park, Jordan Springs, Werrington, Caddens and Claremont Meadows.

Who Will Be My Child’s Music Therapist?

We value your child and your family and want to help them reach their full potential. You will see the same therapist every time you visit us at the clinic. This ensures that you and your family are familiar with the therapist responsible for your child’s health journey. This allows the therapist to get to know your child’s learning styles and how they change over time.

All our therapists have a Master of Music Therapy degree and are members of the professional body, the Australian Music Therapy Association. Our therapists have worked with children of all abilities and ages.

Our therapists are required to continually update their skills. To provide the Chatterbox community with the best research-based therapy, they attend Professional Development Workshops and Conferences.

Music Therapy funding options

There are options available to help you support your child with Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy services. For Music Therapy in Claremont Meadows, we can process: National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funding for both assessment and therapy in our clinic.

If you have concerns for your child’s development, contact Chatterbox Health to book an assessment.

Kingswood (02) 9623 6362