“Ms. Carrie and the tools we learned in music therapy have been key to my son’s emotional regulation, vocabulary, and skill-building. We’re still singing the songs and using the techniques we learned to make gains years later.” – parent of child diagnosed with ASD
Do you or someone you love very much just love to engage in music? Do you want to see your loved one shine through active music making? Music Therapy can bring out the best in children and adults. Everyone can engage in music at their own level with their own personal health and wellness goals and no previous music experience is necessary to engage in music therapy!
In Harmony Music Therapy of Middle Tennessee engages children and adults through active music making to enhance and strengthen their positive self worth. Music is used to facilitate personal growth through an enjoyable therapeutic outlet for the very young to the young at heart. The In Harmony Music clinic is located on the West End of Nashville, Tennessee at Blakemore United Methodist church. Contract services are also available for outside groups for children and adults. Contact Carrie Friddell, MT-BC, NMT, to answer your questions on how music therapy can support your or your loved one’s wellness journey. Carrie@inharmonymusicmidtn.com or call 615-390-3207
In Harmony Music Therapy engages in:
- support of families with children birth to childhood with the Music Together within Therapy program
support of young children with developmental delays and their parents to help work on non musical skills, such as sharing joint attention and communicating ideas through songs and active music making activities tailored to individual needs.
support of children and adults with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities learn coping strategies to reduce negative behaviors and engage in active music making to help build knowledge of positive self worth.
support of adults diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, Aphasia, Stroke, or other neurological disorders to help strengthen, preserve and slow the progression of loss of expressive communication, speech, voice strength and volume. Music and Rhythm Techniques work to support breathing, rhythmic entrainment, rehabilitate neurologic connections, and to help lift feelings of apathy and depression.
support of adults diagnosed with dementia to help with memory recall which contributes to reminiscence and satisfaction with life. Music can cause positive changes in mood and emotional states associated with memory loss.