Music Therapy services for kids in Caddens
Chatterbox wants the best for you and your family. Our music therapists show kindness and compassion. They love working with children and help them realise their full potential.
Clinics offer a friendly and warm environment in which your child can be heard and supported. All our Music Therapists have a passion to work with families and children to help them achieve their goals.
Our Music Therapists believe in empowering families and children with skills that promote learning. We encourage our children to get involved in both community and home activities. 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 Caddens provides opportunities for general development. It uses music making methods and plays with activities like instrumental play, singing and song writing.
Some goal areas music therapy can target in your child’s lifelong learning include:
- Social skills
- Dealing with emotions
- Handling situations
- Attention and focus
- Following instructions
- School readiness
- Making friends
- Fine and gross motor skills
- 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. A music therapist will evaluate your child’s goals, and work with your family to create a tailored therapy plan.
What to Expect in Your First Music Therapy Consultation
Your music therapist will:
- Identify the root cause of your child’s behaviour problems and difficulties.
- 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 understands that every child is unique. Chatterbox is here for you and your entire family. We will provide ongoing support for your child’s needs.
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. Working together and following our suggestions will ensure that your child is able to achieve their goals as fast 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 allows your child and your family to get to know the therapist who will guide your child’s health journey. This will allow the therapist to learn how your child learns and changes as they grow.
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. They attend regular Professional Development Workshops and Professional Conferences so that they can continue to provide the Chatterbox community with the most up-to date, research-based therapy.
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 Caddens, 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