Music therapy is a professional treatment that uses music to enhance the wellness of well-being through relieving pain, emotional expression, improving memory, communication, and physical rehabilitation. Research shows that such treatment is effective for children or adults with disabilities or illnesses.
Meet the Teacher
Karen Kwok graduated from the University of Toronto (Canada) with an honor bachelor degree in Psychology and Music, and a Master’s degree in Music Therapy and Gerontology certificate from Western Michigan University (U.S.A.). She received the Royal Conservatory of Music Grade 10 piano certificate with first class honor and is accredited with the Canadian Association of Music Therapy and the Certification Board for Music Therapists (U.S.A.) since 2004. Karen is also registered with the College of Psychotherapists since 2016. During her school years, she was the recipient of three academic scholarship awards in Michigan and served as a research assistant at the University of Toronto for the Psychology department and at Western Michigan University for the Gerontology department.