Anyone can participate in music therapy. The process of making music is important, and each experience is unique and designed for the needs and experience as well as the style preference. Experimenting with instruments, writing raps, moving and singing with music are all ways to have a shared experience.
Music Therapy is a creative therapy using music and music experiences by a credentialed professional (MTA) to create a therapeutic relationship to support mental health and development. In safe and ethical practice, music therapists restore, maintain and improve the wellbeing in cognitive, communicative, physical, social, emotional, spiritual and musical domains. Music is part of all [...]
In the event other specialists share information, it must firstly be authorized in writing by you. In order to practice must adhere to strict ethical laws and principles. Links are below. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice https://nscct.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/CodeofEthics_en_new.pdf https://nscct.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/StandardsOfPractice_en_June2015.pdf
The ONLY circumstances which require reporting outside of the client-counselor is: is a court subpoenas, any reference to child abuse (see link below), when a client’s safety is in jeopardy, an intention to harm self; or when a client intends to harm someone else. Nova Scotia Children and Family Services Act https://novascotia.ca/coms/families/changestoCFSA/index.html
During the time we work together I keep a hand written file which is kept in a secured (locked) cabinet at all times. This file helps remember the detail and goal areas for the best treatment practice. Following our last session, the file would be securely disposed of following a 10 year period.
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