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Music Therapy

Going behind the scenes and learning about what music therapy really is

Stephanie Vettese

on 16 March 2011

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Transcript of Music Therapy

Music Therapy By Stephanie What is it used for? Disease (cancer, Alzheimer's, hospital patiens) children people involved in accidents teenagers People with special needs help ward off depression History of Music Therapy Why music calms us releaving stress rythem/beat of music like mother's heart beat gives us a sense of comfort the idea of music
having healing powers
on the body and mind
are as old as writings
from Plato & Aristotle really started after
WWI & WWII sunstance abuse doctors saw emotional
& physical responses from
veterens/soldiers became evident that
training was needed MSU first college
in the world to
offer degree in
music therapy Future of Music Therapy growing in popularity many facilities doing
ongoing in research What a music therapist does they work in psychiatric hospitals, rehabilitative facilities, medical hospitals, outpatient clinics, day care treatment centers, agencies serving developmentally disabled persons, community mental health centers, drug and alcohol programs, senior centers, nursing homes, and correctional facilities they design music sessions for groups or individuals
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