Creative Music Therapy

Create improvised music to heal the mind

Happytime and Music Therapist Hugo Wong, a registered music therapist with the UK Health and Nursing Professionals Association, work together for adults and children who are suffering from emotions, trauma and stress (such as bereaved, emotionally ill, affected by domestic violence), cancer patients, mentally handicapped, dementia patients, special educational needs, and also provide music therapy experiential workshops for different institutions. Hugo believes that we can all connect our inner emotions with others through music and sound, and increase the possibility of expression. Compared with language alone, we can more effectively decompress, express and explore ourselves at another level.

Creative Music Therapy

Learning Objectives and Deliverables

Relieve acute and long-term stress
express unspeakable thoughts
Improve self-control
Enhance interpersonal and family relationships
Building resilience against adversity
Self-help and mutual help to improve physical and mental health

Music therapy course

  • Through vocal music and musical instruments, connect inner emotions, express feelings, and have a deeper understanding of yourself
  • Create impromptu music with instruments, get creative and bring abstract feelings to life
  • Apply music in daily life to improve the quality of life and improve physical and mental health
  • Understand your own inertia in the process of music creation, change and improve interpersonal relationships

Clients include adults and children struggling with emotions, trauma and stress (Such as bereavement, emotionally ill, affected by domestic violence) , cancer patients, people with intellectual disabilities, people with dementia, students with special educational needs and their carers, and also provide music therapy experience workshops for different institutions.

The therapist will involve as needed: creating impromptu music, writing songs, listening to music and imagination, discussing favorite tracks, musical grooves, vocals, conversation, etc.

mutual agreement

One-on-one training for adults

$ 900 /Class
  • 50 minute class
  • WhatsApp group
  • Mentor observation report

You need to purchase 4 sessions at a time and complete them within the specified time.

One-on-one training for children

$ 850 /Class
  • 50 minute class
  • WhatsApp group
  • Mentor observation report

You need to purchase 4 sessions at a time and complete them within the specified time.

FAQ

We have a free 15-20 minute phone conversation to understand your needs and ideas, and the training design will be tailored to your abilities and goals.

Music therapy enriches the communication elements of the client through music, deepens the conversation process, and achieves therapeutic goals for the client under a relationship of mutual trust.

as an expression that is both verbal and non-verbal, Music therapy can effectively provide a creative way for clients to explore, understand, recognize and express themselves.

Music can enrich the communication element of the client and deepen the conversation process, so as to know more about oneself. Sometimes sounds are easier to express inner feelings than words alone, and can also touch a wider range of emotions.

  • Incorporate emotional education elements into music, so that children can better understand their own emotions
  • Through interaction and music creation, children can develop their creativity and improve their concentration
  • Understand your own inertia in the process of music creation, change and improve interpersonal relationships

Private one-to-one lessons will be 100% tailored to the needs and abilities of students, and group lessons will be adjusted to suit the needs of group members.

The course takes four lessons as a unit and needs to be completed within the specified time.

After completing the 12 sessions, the therapist will provide the participant with a detailed observation report and assessment.

Music Therapist

Hugo Wong

Get free professional advice from a music therapist

All you need to do is WhatsApp to 6331 4858, along with your name and email, for a 15-20 minute phone chat.

Participants are required to accept the privacy policy of "Happytime".

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Introduction to Music Therapists

Hugo Wong

  • UK Registered Music Therapist
  • Fellow of Musical Mind Navigation (FAMI)
  • Psychoanalytic music therapist

UK Registered Music Therapist (HCPC, UK), piano and music theory tutor. Huang's interest in music began at the age of six. At the age of eight, he studied piano with Professor Peter Gill and was taught by Dr. Tan Zhanhui in music theory. Later, he was active in chorus, wind ensemble and non-classical group performances while studying music at the Faculty of Arts of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was also invited to perform in London, Tallinn and Copenhagen while studying in the UK. Wong is passionate about community service, including visiting Tuen Mun Hospital, promoting community music and supporting music therapists, etc. Later, he was honored to be awarded the Hong Kong Government Scholarship for Excellence (HKSES) to complete the Master of Music Therapy program in the UK. During her studies, Wong served in Cambridge Special Education School (Castle School) and London Mental Health Hospital (Springfield Hospital), providing individual and group music healing groups.

Hugo's clients include adults and children with emotional, trauma and stress distress (such as bereavement, emotional illness, affected by domestic violence), cancer patients, people with intellectual disabilities, people with dementia, children with special educational needs and their care It also provides music therapy experiential workshops for different institutions. Hugo believes that we can all connect our inner emotions with others through music and sound, and increase the possibility of expression. Compared with language alone, we can more effectively decompress, express and explore ourselves at another level.

LOIS CHUI

  • UK Registered Music Therapist
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Trinity College of Music Diploma in Piano Performance
  • Royal Academy of Music Piano Grade 8
  • Royal Academy of Music Music Theory Grade 8
  • Registered Music Therapist of the British Royal Academy of Music Vocal Level 8 British Health and Nursing Professionals Association

Lois obtained a master's degree in music therapy from Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom in 2019. She received psychodynamic-oriented music therapy training at the university. The treatment process will follow psychoanalytic theory and use clinical music improvisation, with particular emphasis on the therapeutic relationship between therapist and patient. Lois believes that in the process of musical interaction, including playing, listening and creating, participants can express their inner feelings and emotions, thereby prompting them to discover their "true self". In the music therapy process, music is not right or wrong but more focused on promoting individual needs and achieving personal goals. Since 2015, Tsui has actively participated in volunteering, training and working in both clinical and non-clinical settings, including hospitals, special schools, mainstream schools, elderly homes and music institutions. The service targets include the mentally handicapped, cancer patients, dementia patients and school children with special educational needs.

Lois is also committed to music education. She studied piano with teachers Wang Nan and Luo Naixin. Tsui graduated from the Music Department of Hong Kong Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music. Tsui has been a piano, accompanist and music theory tutor for many years, and has been in charge of many community music activities.

LOIS CHUI Xu Lesi
LOIS CHUI Xu Lesi
Virginia Kwok
Virginia Kwok

Virginia Kwok

  • Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC)
  • Neural Music Therapist (NMT)
  • Member of American and Hong Kong Music Therapy Association
  • Master's student in Music Therapy at Shenandoah University in Virginia, USA
  • Professional Certificate Program in Music Therapy at Shenandoah University, Virginia, USA
  • Master of Arts in Music Education, The Education University of Hong Kong

Virginia has extensive experience providing music therapy services in various institutions across the United States of America. These include Winchester Community Mental Health Center, The Well (Community Mental Health Center), Winchester Medical Center, Behavioral Health Services, Sinclair Health Clinic (Behavioral Health Service Medical Center), Langton Green, Baltimore City Parks and Recreation (Developmental Disability Residential Community Centers and Hospice Services), Brightview Senior Assisted Living (Assisted Living Facility), Annapolis Music Therapy (Private Practice), and Trellis Learning Center (Special School).

Upon returning to Hong Kong, she dedicated herself to offering music therapy services to individuals of different age groups. Her clients include those experiencing emotional distress, dementia patients, neurodivergent patients, children with special education needs, and their caregivers. Additionally, she provides professional training and conducts music therapy workshops for various institutions. Virginia is deeply committed to creating a safe and nurturing environment for her clients, tailoring her approach to meet their individual needs and goals. She aspires to help her clients achieve holistic integration and unlock their potential through the transformative power of music. With genuine compassion, she actively listens to each person's unique voice, forging meaningful connections, and accompanying them on their therapeutic journey.