Music Therapist

Heath Nisbett is also a Board Certified Music Therapist. Heath has extensive experience in Music Therapy. Populations Heath has worked with as a music therapist include developmentally disabled adults, geriatric patients with dementia and Alzheimer's disease, hospice and palliative care, children with autism, mentally impaired acute care patients, and adolescents with post traumatic stress disorder.

Heath's latest work experience was at Kerrville State Hospital where he used music therapy interventions to treat patients with various mental and physical disabilities. He planned and facilitated therapeutic activities which include song-writing, music recording, rhythm and drumming, music relaxation and meditation, on-unit music groups, choir and guitar class, and a process group.

What is Music Therapy?

Music Therapy is the clinical and 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 be designed to:

  • Promote Wellness

  • Manage Stress

  • Alleviate Pain

  • Express Feelings

  • Enhance Memory

  • Improve Communication

  • Promote Physical Rehabilitation

 

from The American Music Therapy Association


Research in music therapy supports its effectiveness in a wide variety of healthcare and educational settings. For further information visit the The American Music Therapy Association site.

If you are interested in Heath's services as a Music Therapist please contact him using the form on the "Contact" Page. Heath will provide a free consultation on how music therapy can assist you or your clients or patients.