Music Therapy is the use of music interventions and musical activities by a qualified Music Therapist in a process designed to meet individualized physical, emotional, social, cognitive and spiritual needs, within the context of a therapeutic relationship.
Music Therapy is about making music (singing/playing instruments/moving to music) as well as listening to music. Live music is preferred, though recorded music may be used.
音乐治疗是透过音乐与音乐活动, 以期帮助个体达到生理, 心理, 情绪, 社交, 认知等方面的治疗效果。
这一切都需在一个治疗的环境与关系之下, 由合格音乐治疗师来设计, 执行或监督。
音乐治疗是以个体积极参与音乐的创作及表达为主, 这包括了歌唱, 乐器弹奏, 音乐律动等。
drafted April 2007; updated 2008