Music Therapy, LLC
Brechen Santeramo, MM, MT-BC
Neurologic Music Therapist, Fellow
Providing music therapy and neurologic music therapy services and health and wellness
consultations to the Johnstown - Milliken and surrounding region of Northern Colorado.
Music Therapy Services
What is the difference between Music Therapy and Neurologic Music Therapy?
Music therapy is the therapeutic application of music to achieve non-music goals by a credentialed
music therapist, addressing social, emotional, physical, and cognitive needs.
Neurologic music therapy (NMT) is a model of music therapy comprised of twenty specific, research-based techniques concentrating in the domains of sensori-motor, speech and language, and cognition and requires additional training through the Academy of Neurologic Music Therapy. With advancements in brain imagery, the science of neurologic music therapy is increasingly demonstrating that music can promote neuroplasticity - new brain pathways -- with impressive results. The video above demonstrates the NMT technique Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation.
(Video courtesy of MedRhythms)
Both traditional music therapy and neurologic music therapy can be effective individually and in groups, and is available to all age groups, from infants to the elderly.
We offer rehabilitative and palliative opportunities for persons with stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's Disease, aphasia, Alzheimer's Disease, and more.
Brechen Santeramo received her Bachelor of Music Therapy from Colorado State University in 1992, followed by a Master of Music Therapy in 1997 at Colorado State University. She completed her Neurologic Music Therapy training through the Academy of Neurologic Music Therapy in 2016, received her title of Fellow in 2019, and is a Board-Certified Music Therapist.
Ascension Music Therapy, LLC is a Pinnacol Assurance Preferred Provider.
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Most music therapy services can be provided in-home. You don't need prior musical training or music instruments to benefit from music therapy services. Singing, music listening, and instrument playing experiences are individually tailored to your needs.
Currently serving persons ages 20 and older with TBI, stroke, aphasia, Parkinson's
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