Music Therapy

Music TherapyPeaceful Harmony increases self esteem, reduces isolation

Provided by a board-certified music therapist, SSM Health at Home’s Peaceful Harmony program can improve a loved one’s quality of life by using music to provide them some peace and comfort.

Our music therapist provides live music interventions and support, whether it’s by singing or playing instruments. Patients and families participate at whatever level they feel comfortable. Some listen. Some sing along. Some play instruments. They talk about memories associated with the music they choose to hear. No previous musical experience is required. Visits are arranged at their homes. Peaceful Harmony is offered in St. Louis, St. Louis County St. Charles County, Lincoln County and Warren County in Missouri and also in Glen Carbon, Ill.

Among the other benefits of music therapy:

  • Pain and symptom management
  • Increased self-esteem and reduced anxiety and depression
  • Social engagement and reduced isolation
  • Spiritual support
  • Facilitate life review/reminiscence
  • Planning for legacy projects and memorial services

To learn more about our music therapy program, call 314-265-0100 Call: 314-265-0100 or email Kelli_McKee@ssmhc.com

Read a short story about the experiences of our music therapist.