Music therapy as a practice combines music and medicine to promote restorative, rehabilitative, and continued health for patients. The field of music therapy addresses patients' physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs. Through a holistic relationship with a credentialed professional, patients have the freedom to explore their personal goals and their identities through various musical pursuits and exercises.
Kevin Middlebrooks, a second-year at the University of Georgia working towards his degree in music therapy, dreams of using his passion for the subject to reach patients in need in unique and innovative ways. Click below to hear his story.