music therapy

“I will ask the parents to write a poem or letter to their baby,” explains Esteban Roa, a music therapy fellow at UCLA Mattel Children’s [...]

By uclahealth • November 25, 2019

“The mother wrote a lullaby, which will be used on the pacifier activated lullaby (PAL) device when her baby is born and transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit,” explains Chelsea Brown, a

By uclahealth • November 24, 2019

“I started watching music therapy videos online and was really inspired,” recalls Grace Pak, a music therapy intern at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. “I have [...]

By uclahealth • November 22, 2019

“I’m a vocalist, but as part of my music therapy training, I learned how to play percussion, the guitar, and the keyboard,” explains Amira Gill, a music therapy intern at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. “

By uclahealth • November 21, 2019
A program that provides music therapy for patients at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital is expanding by adding [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • August 9, 2018
Victoria is a 9 year-old girl who loves music and singing along with her favorite pop songs. She was here at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital receiving treatment for intestinal failure and other neighboring diagnosis, and a primary care goal of hers during her stay at [...]
By Expressive Arts Therapies • August 1, 2018
Evangelyn is an 8 year old girl who is full of life, creativity and sweetness. She loves music and loves to dance and sing. She has been receiving treatment at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital due to a astrocytoma brain tumor. During treatment, [...]
By Expressive Arts Therapies • June 28, 2018
Patients at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital received a special treat from a musical group currently opening for Justin Timberlake. The Shadowboxers, a pop band from Atlanta, recently visited the hospital to play music for patients, families and staff. The Shadowboxers’ [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • May 9, 2018
Zoe Crouse is a 14 year old with a fiery, fun-loving and caring spirit. Zoe has an immense love and appreciation for music. Zoe was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and in November of 2017, she experienced a cardiac arrest and left cerebellum stroke which [...]
By Expressive Arts Therapies • January 17, 2018

Music therapy provides a host of health benefits ranging from developmental support for children to stress management

By Ryan Hatoum • June 9, 2017