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Music Therapy Techniques

Music as Medicine: Why a New Kind of Neuro-Rehab Is Taking Off

Rebecca Strong | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Strong

Ancient Greek philosophers believed that music had a therapeutic purpose -- including to treat depression, mania and even hangovers. In the Native Ame...

Music Therapy for Individuals With Autism

Ronna Kaplan, M.A. | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ronna Kaplan, M.A.

Literature reports that most individuals with autism spectrum disorder respond positively to music. The frequency with which people with ASD show a heightened interest and response to music makes it an excellent therapeutic tool for working with them.

What Is Music Therapy?

Ronna Kaplan, M.A. | Posted 08.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Ronna Kaplan, M.A.

Music therapy uses music prescriptively to provide opportunities for individuals to establish or strengthen connections, achieve transformations, build and expand upon foundations and reach aspirations.

Rain Song

Laura Munson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Munson

Singing hurts for some reason. Probably because all the people I used to sing with are gone now. It's a shame. To lose a thing like singing. Reckless, even.