Music Therapy

CMC offers weekly, individual music therapy for children and adults with special needs. This program is suitable for individuals with physical, emotional, cognitive and social challenges. Our experienced board certified music therapists are person-centered and provide a platform for individuals of all abilities to achieve personal growth. Clients may develop musical skills and awareness as they work on individualized goals. Based on the assessment and input from client and parent/caregiver, an individualized treatment plan may be requested.

Begin by filling out our Music Therapy Music Therapy Intake Form.

Ages: Children ages 6-12, teens, adults

Instruments: Provided

Prerequisites: To begin the enrollment process, please complete the Music Therapy Intake Form here or at your nearest branch. CMC’s Music Therapy Coordinator will call you to discuss program eligibility. Following the fourth session, the music therapist will complete an initial assessment report and reassess annually thereafter.

Class size: One student

Locations, Days and Instructors:
Mission District Branch, Saturdays – Instructor TBA
Richmond District Branch, Tuesdays and Fridays – Instructors: Ian Wilkerson, Julia Beth Runkle

View an interview with Ian Wilkerson, Music Therapist.

Fall, Winter or Spring Quarter (12 weeks)
30 minutes $420 ($35/lesson)
45 minutes $624 ($52/lesson)
60 minutes $828 ($69/lesson)

Summer Quarter (8 weeks)
30 minutes $280 ($35/lesson)
45 minutes $416 ($52/lesson)
60 minutes $552 ($69/lesson)

Annual Assessment Fee: $90 (in addition to tuition) This fee is for the music therapist to provide an initial assessment for new students and an annual assessment for continuing students which will summarize therapist observations and recommendations.

Additional documentation (optional):
Any additional progress reports: $90
Development and tracking of treatment plan: $90 per quarter

Pre-registration form for Music Therapy