They bring the outside to us and we realise it’s there. Otherwise you could sit in your room and forget about the outside world.

Norma, Care Home Resident

My sessions with Belltree helped me come home to myself. I feel reconnected with my voice and now have the confidence to use it.

Adult with PTSD, Autism and Fribromyalgia

I’m so happy to be me, here again, playing music together. I amaze myself! I spring to life here, I do!

Adult with Williams Syndrome

Music therapy has had a profound impact on us as a family, it’s shown us a way to communicate with Caleb, tap into him and build our relationships with him.

Parent of child with complex medical needs

E’s online music sessions really set her up for the rest of the day! Thank you so much, E was buzzing after it. She loved it!

Parent of teenager with Autism

R loves her music therapy sessions as she can express herself and use her hands in a purposeful way which is not easy for her. She take the lead which gives her a real sense of empowerment!

Parent of adult with Rett Syndrome

Belltree Music Therapy

Belltree Music Therapy offers a professional music therapy service to people of all ages and abilities. Based in Brighton & Hove and working across Sussex, we are a team of highly skilled, HCPC registered music therapists, who can meet the needs of a wide range of client groups across a variety of settings.

We believe that everyone has the right to psychological support, so we strive to reach those who cannot easily access verbal therapies due to limited communication skills. Our mission is to improve our clients’ quality of life by helping them build connections with themselves and others through music therapy.

What is Music Therapy?

Music therapy uses spontaneous music making as a means of communication within a therapeutic relationship / environment. No previous musical knowledge or skills are required.  Both the client and the music therapist are involved in playing the instruments, using their voices, and listening. There are a wide range of instruments used, ranging from large drums and xylophones to small hand-held instruments as well as a guitar and/or piano….

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