Paediatric Music Therapy Werrington

Music Therapy services for kids in Werrington

At Chatterbox, we want the best for your family. Our music therapists show kindness and compassion. They are passionate about working with children and helping your child to realise their true 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 are committed to empowering children and families with skills that foster learning and encourage your child to join in on activities at home and within 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 therapist help your child?

Children absorb information from their surroundings and from their parents during childhood. Music therapy in Werrington 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 does a music therapist do?

Music therapists have advanced musical training and therapeutic training. They can provide music therapy for children with difficulties in communication, emotion regulation, sensory and motor integration, as well as other therapies. To create a customised therapy plan, a music therapist will work with you and other therapists to assess your child’s needs and goals.

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. Chatterbox is here for you and your entire family. We will provide ongoing support for your child’s needs.

Paediatric Music Therapy Werrington

Music Therapy Kids Werrington

Paediatric Music Therapy Werrington

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 extensive experience with children of all 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 Werrington, 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