Baby Cedar enjoys his music therapy session with therapist Amy Andrews in the NICU at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns.
Amy Andrews is a board-certified music therapist at Sharp HealthCare. Her primary instruments are guitar and voice. She studied music therapy in Charlotte, N.C., and moved to San Diego five years ago, where she completed an internship and began working in the music therapy field. She is currently working on her master's degree in expressive arts therapy.
More About Music Therapy
As part of the Arts for Healing Program, music therapy uses music to help improve the emotional and spiritual health of patients.
Music therapy can include:
- Live music and singing
- Relaxation and guided imagery
- Music making
- Lyric analysis
- Expressive arts
Music therapy can help support patients experiencing:
- Lack of emotional support
- Long-term hospitalization
- Limited family support
For More Information
Amy provides music therapy on specific days and in specific units at Sharp Memorial Hospital, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns and Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital. To check Amy's availability, contact Sharp Memorial Hospital's Spiritual Care Office at 858-939-3475 or send us an email.