Music therapy uses music within a therapeutic setting to help clients obtain individualized goals. It is an evidence-based therapy that uses techniques such as listening to, reflecting on, and creating music. Music therapy can be in a group, or one on one. It is also used in combination with other therapies such as counseling.
Music therapy can help manage pain, lower blood pressure, reduce stress, boost memory, improve cognitive functioning, and reduce stress. It can boost energy, and calm the mood too!
Studies have also shown that music therapy can have powerful effects for people who have autism spectrum disorder or depression. It can lift the mood, reduce anxiety, alleviate depression, regulate emotions, increase joy, facilitate self-reflection and assist in the processing of trauma.
Studies have also shown benefits of music therapy with brain injury, Alzheimer, and other issues. Ages 3 to 100 are invited to see how music therapy can improve their lives.