Different Aspects Of Music Therapy

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Music Therapy Music is everywhere and can be used in many different settings, this can help people with different problems or diseases. According to Tancredi (2013), music therapy is very diverse. This use of many distinct aspects of music, such as rhythm, key, and emotional affect, to treat physical and psychological problems. Customer involvement can also take many different levels, from passive music listening to active music participation. They can have individual or group sessions. According to American Music Therapy Association (2016), “Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.” It is a proven health service related to occupational therapy and physical therapy and “involves of using music therapeutically to address physical, psychological, cognitive and/or social functioning for patients of all ages”. Because music therapy is a powerful and non-invasive technique, unique outcomes are possible. Music therapy is used successfully with persons of all …show more content…
According to Miller (2005), music can reduce stress level special on children. Also parent’s anxiety can be decrease when they see their child smiling and laughing. Miller shows study how music can improve breathing for patients with COPD. They encourage patients to breathe in with the rhythm and breathe as deeply as possible. In this case singing helps manage anxiety. Patients who was able walk only a few feet, at discharge time they walk 80-90 meters. Music therapist do not ask for medication list or medical history, they ask for CD collection and favorite songs. They also adapt their repertoire to patient age, culture background, musical preferences, and

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