Music therapy is the clinical use of music to accomplish individualized goals such as reducing stress, improving mood and self-expression. It is an evidence-based therapy well-established in the health community. Music therapy experiences may include listening, singing, playing instruments, or composing music.
- Writing and singing songs.
- Improvising on songs and music pieces.
- Playing a musical instrument.
- Using musical devices and technology.
- Listening to music (with and without visual imagery).
- Exchanging information through music.
Music therapists assess emotional well-being, physical health, social functioning, communication abilities, and cognitive skills through musical responses; design music sessions for individuals and groups based on client needs using music improvisation, receptive music listening, song writing, lyric discussion, music …
Music therapy may help if you suffer from these disorders:
• Personality disorders.
• Eating disorders.
The wrong music can cause distress and heightened anxiety in Alzheimer’s patients. The lyrics can have a huge impact on the mental state of the client the therapist is treating. Certain lyrics can represent a negative mindset and can overall increase a person’s sadness overtime.