28th Oct 2014

Music Therapy Benefits Ohio Children

Music therapy is being offered at a children’s hospital in Ohio. Since Akron Children’s Hospital added music therapy to its list of amenities in 2011, patients have had positive experiences. This supportive service is free to patients and offered through the Emily Cooper Welty Expressive Therapy Center. The hospital pays for these types of services through grants and donations, as insurance companies have not opted to support holistic healing programs such as this. The Akron Beacon Journal Online interviewed the hospital’s music therapist, Sarah Tobias, who loves offering music as a way for patients to receive counseling and express themselves. Read more here: Therapist offers music to patients at Akron Children’s Hospital