At Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego»
Resounding Joy’s experienced, Board-Certified music therapists (MT-BC) provide inpatient music therapy at Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego (RCHSD). We offer services in multiple units, for patients affected by cardiac, neurological, or psychiatric diagnoses, or those at the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. Our music therapists collaborate with nurses, doctors, and other medical staff, including co-treating with physical therapy or during chemotherapy treatments.Each session is designed to meet the patient’s individual goals.
Last year, we recorded the following general pre/post session results:
• 51% decrease in pain.
• 78% decrease in anxiety.
• 81% improvement in mood.
• 96% of children fully calmed (per FLACC score, designed for nonverbal patients). This includes children initially unable to be consoled.
Email Rachel Gant, MT-BC, Program Director, to learn more about this program.