Music therapy is an evidence-based discipline that supports motor skills and mobility, capacity building and community participation, mood and emotions, as well as behavioural, cognitive, and communication outcomes. Our services are specialised within the disability sector, and registered under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Max Schollar-Root (B.A.Mus (Hons); M.M.T.) and most of our team are Registered Music Therapists under the Australian Music Therapy Association. Max has been delivering music therapy programs in Melbourne for over six years, working with adults, young people and children, in groups and individually across a wide range of therapeutic needs.
Based in the Dandenong Ranges, The Hills is a mobile practice that travels to homes, group homes, disability service centres, and schools around Melbourne's eastern fringe. Sessions can also be held at our studio in Belgrave (when available), or delivered online as a telehealth service. Sessions are delivered weekly or fortnightly in 10-week term blocks.
We offer 1:1 sessions for private clients across a broad spectrum of therapeutic needs, abilities, and ages, including adults, children and teens.
We provide group programs for disability service centres and group homes, supporting a wide range of health and wellbeing outcomes.
We provide online (telehealth) sessions. This can be an effective way of accessing the benefits of music therapy when in-person delivery is not possible.