Member-American Music Therapy Association Board Certified #07511

Member-American Music Therapy Association Board Certified #07511

Member-American Music Therapy Association Board Certified #07511 Member-American Music Therapy Association Board Certified #07511 Member-American Music Therapy Association Board Certified #07511
image1

MUSIC THERAPY

image2

What is Music Therapy?

Relief - Recovery - Wellness

What is Music Therapy?


Music therapy is focused intentional use of music and music activities to facilitate change and improve quality of life. 


Music is therapeutically used to address and reach goals affecting  the whole person. 


Music Therapy is a strength-based approach to well being.    


Music therapy is a science and an art.  


image3

Music Therapy Sessions

Relief - Recovery - Wellness

What is Music Therapy?

Music therapy sessions are designed to address needs and enhance quality of life and wellness.  

 

Music therapy is creative, flexible and often a spontaneous therapy to help people of all ages and all abilities.  


Individual sessions begin with a consultation, followed by a series of strategic goal oriented and strength based music activity interventions.


Group sessions can be rhythmic drumming, music and imagery, sing-a-longs, songwriting, improvisational ensembles. 


 



image4

Relief - Recovery - Wellness

Relief - Recovery - Wellness

Relief - Recovery - Wellness

Applied by a professional certified practitioner, music therapy is widely utilized as a cognitive, psychosocial, and complimentary medical therapy. 


Music therapy provides holistic treatment and relief for pain, stress, substance recovery, anxiety, post traumatic stress, speech challenges, Autism, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson's disease and more.


Community music therapy enhances wellness in the community, increases social interaction and brings families and people together.

Minding Music-Music Therapy

Instruments

Instruments

Instruments

image5

MINDING MUSIC has a family of musical instruments to explore and play.  Many instruments require little to no experience or ‘know how’. 

Services

Instruments

Instruments

image6

Neurologic Music therapy services are goal oriented therapeutic interventions designed to address needs and enhance quality of life and well being.  

Programs or by sessions. 


Programs

Instruments

Programs

image7

Assisted living, residential homes, senior facilities, hospitals, substance recovery, Veterans groups, ‘at risk’ youth, drumming, music-making programs available.   

Community music therapy events and team building services.

Sessions

Change and Wellness

Programs

image8

Individual or group; improvisation, music workshops, songwriting, rhythmic drumming, vocal toning, music and imagery.....


There is a MINDING MUSIC-MUSIC THERAPY session for everyone!

Change and Wellness

Change and Wellness

Change and Wellness

image9

Family dynamics, team building, self esteem, life changes, substance recovery, express emotions, social interaction, child rearing, anger management, memory.



Relief and Recovery

Change and Wellness

Change and Wellness

image10

Stress, pain management, autism spectrum, Alzheimer's, dementia, 

neurological challenges, attention deficit, trauma, post traumatic stress, mental illness, speech disorders, childbearing





About MINDING-MUSIC

image11

MINDING MUSIC-MUSIC THERAPY

MINDING MUSIC-MUSIC THERAPY

MINDING MUSIC-MUSIC THERAPY

Our mission is to provide quality evidenced based music therapy services to promote optimal physical and mental health and to provide opportunities for personal growth in our community.


MindingMusic-MusicTherapy delivers evidence based clinical neurologic music therapy services, facilitates community music therapy  experiences such as improvisational groups, music and imagery exploration. We also hold seasonal drum circle celebrations.


The Coachella Valley is the home to MindingMusic-MusicTherapy 

since 2010.  

image12

J Anderson, MT-BC, NMT

MINDING MUSIC-MUSIC THERAPY

MINDING MUSIC-MUSIC THERAPY

 Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa. in 2004.  He works for California Department of State Hospitals as a music therapist at a secure forensic psychiatric facility.


Jay served in the United States Army Band as a tenor saxophone player and was active and interested in music as therapy before formal education in the field.   

 

Jay is a Board Certified Music Therapist, a Member American Music Therapy Association since 2005 and an  Affiliate with The Academy of Neurologic Music Therapy. He also is trained in the Bonny Method GIM Level I


image13

MUSIC THERAPY

MINDING MUSIC-MUSIC THERAPY

MUSIC THERAPY

There is an incredible amount of information available about music therapy. Print, film, testimonials, audio, countless on-line articles, video and scientific evidence.   


Type MUSIC THERAPY in your search browser or go to www.musictherapy.org and experience music by minding music!


 "I've seen and heard the power of music bring joy, communication, healing and comfort. Science continues to prove it."   

~Jay Anderson

Friday December 7 2018

Music and Imagery

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Pinyon Crest

Event Details

Friday December 7 2018

Music and Imagery

Use the power of music to evoke images, access and explore the Self in a non-ordinary state of consciousness

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Pinyon Crest

Saturday February 2 2019

Groundhog Dance Party

7pm - 10pm

Pinyon Crest

Event Details

Saturday February 2 2019

Groundhog Dance Party

Bring 3-5 songs that you keep going back to to move you and share with everybody at this fun groovy dance party.   

7pm - 10pm

Pinyon Crest

Friday March 15 2019

Guided Imagery Music - Exploration

7pm - 9pm

BodyTune - Palm Springs - Palm Canyon and Alejo

Event Details

Friday March 15 2019

Guided Imagery Music - Exploration

Music evokes powerful images.  In a non-ordinary state consciousness, access, and decode messages from your Higher Self.  Bonny Method

7pm - 9pm

BodyTune - Palm Springs - Palm Canyon and Alejo

Saturday March 23 2019

House Concert

7pm - 10pm

Pinyon Crest

Event Details

Saturday March 23 2019

House Concert

The JKatz Quintet and Guests light up the mountain

7pm - 10pm

Pinyon Crest

Saturday April 27 2019

Groundhog Dance Party Alternate take!

7pm - 10pm

Pinyon Crest

Event Details

Saturday April 27 2019

Groundhog Dance Party Alternate take!

 Bring 3-5 songs that you keep going back to to move you and share with everybody at this fun groovy dance party.  

7pm - 10pm

Pinyon Crest

More Events

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

MUSIC THERAPY IS REIMBURSABLE

MUSIC THERAPY MAY BE COVERED BY YOUR INSURANCE CARRIER 

MEDICARE 

Music therapy has been identified as a reimbursable service under benefits for Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP) since 1994. Falling under the heading of Activity Therapy, the interventions must be individualized and based on goals specified in the treatment plan and not purely recreational or diversionary in nature. 

Private Insurance

The number of third party reimbursement for the provision of music therapy services continues to grow.  Music therapy is comparable to other allied health professions such as occupational, speech and physical therapies. 



OTHER SOURCES

Many state departments of mental health, state departments of developmental disabilities, state adoption subsidy programs, private auto insurance, employee worker’s compensation, county boards of developmental disabilities, IDEA Part B related services funds, foundations, grants, and private pay are also available for music therapy interventions. 

Contact~ Minding Music-Music Therapy

Questions about Music Therapy and how it may help you, your family or a friend ? Reach out and make it happen.

Jay Anderson, MT-BC

Board Certified Music Therapist - CBMT #07511

Member American Music Therapy Association


Minding Music - Music Therapy

janderson@mindingmusic.com