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Transcript of Music Therapy
Alzheimer's and Dementia
started with ancient cultures
Native Americans - rid people of magical evil forces
Greeks - restore body order
Middle Ages - ease pain and suffering
influences four bodily fluids and nervous system
veterans suffering with PTSD from WWII
Phonograph invented and used in hospitals
demand for music therapists
Music therapy becomes a profession
at least a bachelor's degree
at least one internship
1,200 of clinical training
To become a Music therapist you need:
emotions - shame, fear, anger, sadness, etc.
behavior - aggression & noisiness
less depressive syptoms
lowers heart and pulse rate
stress hormone levels
Cognitive - learning, memorization, hold attention
Motor - rhythm helps movements
Speech - improves communication
Behavioral - increases social participation
Sensory - organizes sensory system
Director at Arizona State University
Bachelor's and Master's degree
Music and Soulmaking: Toward a New Theory of Music Therapy
served for NAMT and AMTA