"Music gives a soul to the Universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything."
Neuroscience continues to affirm music engagement as a powerful whole-brain experience to improve emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and mental goals. This evidence-based specialization uses musical elements (rhythm, pathos, lyrics) for non-musical goals. No musical skills are required!
Research in music therapy supports its effectiveness in many areas such as:
- Greater awareness of subconscious thoughts, feelings, motivations
- Emotional processing of grief and trauma
- Wellness, including managing stress, anxiety, depression
Music Therapy interventions include
improvisation, lyric analysis, songwriting, and receptive listening. This modality is especially powerful with paired with other expressive art therapies, including art and dance / movement.
Receptive / Listening
Improvisation / performance
Songwriting / Lyric Analysis
The therapeutic application of sound comes in many forms. The external generation of sound - tuning forks, singing bowls, drums; the internal generation of sound - humming, toning, vocalization, singing.
As with music therapy, this can be integrated with mental health counseling sessions to support your goals.