Music Therapy in Milwaukee

At St. Ann’s Center, WCMT member Leslie Henry can be found singing to groups of  young children encouraging them to tap their feet, clap their hands and move their bodies; leading groups of older adults in music and song with a variety of bells, drums and other instruments; or working one-on-one with a client to encourage eye-hand coordination through the simple act of pressing keys on a keyboard. These activities are designed to help people develop and improve communication, social, emotional and motor skills; manage stress; alleviate pain; promote wellness; and enhance memory — all in an effort to improve quality of life.

To read more, check out the link below in the Fall 2009 Alverno Magazine.

http://www.alverno.edu/about_alverno/AlvernoMagazine_Fall09.pdf

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