Music Therapy, as defined by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic context. In simpler terms, music therapy harnesses the power of music to assess and treat individuals, creating a unique path to healing.
Our music therapy services offer a wide range of interventions, including:
Scientific research consistently supports the effectiveness of music therapy in addressing various needs, such as:
One of the remarkable aspects of music therapy is its universal appeal. Anyone, regardless of age or background, can benefit from music therapy services. Moreover, extensive research highlights the positive impact of music therapy on various conditions, including:
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) recovery
Substance abuse treatment
Management of acute and chronic pain
Carter Burenheide brings his passion for music and healing to every session. With a Bachelor of Arts in music therapy from Pacific University, Carter has cultivated his musical talents over the years. Proficient in multiple instruments, including guitar, piano, and drums, he enjoys exploring diverse music genres like folk, rock, country, R&B, and jazz.
Carter’s journey into music therapy began when he experienced firsthand the profound impact of music on pain relief while playing for his mother. This transformative moment inspired him to share the healing potential of music with others.
In his free time, Carter embraces the outdoors, performs at gigs, enjoys longboarding, and spends quality moments with his feline companion, Chicken Strip.
At The Karlfeldt Center, we invite you to experience the incredible benefits of music therapy with Carter Burenheide. Discover how the harmonious blend of music and therapy can transform your life.
Contact Us Today to schedule your music therapy session and embark on a journey of healing and self-discovery through the art of music. Your well-being is our top priority.