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Music therapy in healthcare

Project title

Musiktherapie als teil des Gesundheitswesens

Description of initiative

The organisation works for the recognition of music therapy as part of the German healthcare system in clinical practice, research and political initiatives.

Further information on the initiative

Themes: Culture and...

Individual well-being
Community well-being
Mental health


music therapy, outpatient services, research, mental health, development

Target group

Adults | Children | Older people | Youth

Cultural field





2005 - ongoing

Sources of funding

private donations, charity activities, foundations

Results, benefits, impact and lessons learnt

The organisation established an outpatient service for music therapy, reaching 150 clients per week. They carried out research that shows the benefits of music therapy. They work for the recognition of music therapy and other art therapies in Germany.


Nordoff Robbins Zentrum Witten
NGO / Non-profit | Health