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It’s no secret that music can be uplifting and relaxing in any situation. A growing amount of evidence suggests that the power of music can also have significant benefits to patients (and their families) in clinical settings.
Medical settings can be a new, unfamiliar or uncomfortable world for children and teens. As a result, caring for a child’s emotional health is crucial during their time at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.
The Child Life Zone, located inside the St. Paul hospital, is a state of the art therapeutic play area where patients and their families can play, learn, laugh and relax. The Child Life Zone includes:
Faculty in the child psychology internship program are:
Children's patient Grace Vokaty loves the Child Life Zone.
Some people have a bag of tricks, but our music therapists are lucky to have a whole cart.
In honor of Music Therapy Week, music therapist Erinn Frees gives us a look at her job at Children’s.