Music Therapy Augmented
Augmenting music therapy interventions with virtual reality.
Alleviating pain and anxiety through VR.
We strive to find new and innovate ways using virtual reality coupled with music therapy to help individuals with pain and anxiety to find relief.
Music Therapy Augmented uses music to achieve these non-musical goals in interactive and engaging ways.
What is Music Therapy?
Music Therapy is the clinical & evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program. Music therapy interventions can address a variety of healthcare & educational goals.
Virtual Instrument Play
Using virtual instruments with realistic physics and dynamic audio rendering, virtual instrument play allows and individual to explore unique instruments in immersive environments while a music therapist provides live musical support.
Virtual Relaxation Breathing
Visual and audio cues help support purposeful breathing for relaxation. Focused breathing supported by live music can help and individual lower their resting heart rate, reduce anxiety and stress, and promote relaxation.
Virtual Music Making
Virtual reality allows for new and innovative ways for and individual to musically explore their creativity. A person can create original music along with a music therapist to promote self-expression, confidence, and social skills.
Creating music in the moment is a powerful tool for self-expression. When improvising in VR, and individual can explore an environment musically, as well as spatially.