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"Music therapy is the use of music, as a tool to affect positive change in people through the therapeutic relationship, between a credentialed musical therapist and clients. We use ... The happiness she gets from music therapy, helps treat her mental health conditions, aside from just taking medication.
Inspired by an Olivenhain girl who loved music, a group of accomplished young musicians are set to perform in a once a year musical program to raise money for music therapy for hospitalized kids. The Heart of a Child Concert on April 28, which benefits the Ariana Miller Music with Heart Program, features ...

Since music therapy uses the brain's multilayered processing of music, there is recent and intense interest in its applications with Alzheimer's. A study at the University of Iowa showed that simple activities like singing and moving to music decreased wandering and disruptive behaviors among people with ...
Confined to isolation in a hospital with a life-threatening illness is a frightening place to be. But that's where four teens in San Francisco not only overcame their fears and sickness, but emerged alive and much more famous than when they went in. It was a chart-topper even before she was born, but ...
Four teens in San Francisco underwent bone marrow transplants and during their time recovering, they spent time doing music therapy and former their own singing group. (KABC). KABC. By Denise Dador. Monday, April 02, 2018 10:09PM. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KABC) --. It's a frightening place to be-confined to ...
Music therapy is an established, clinical health profession that uses music within the context of therapeutic goals. It is conducted by individuals who hold credentials allowing them to address a spectrum of needs spanning not just the emotional, but also the social, physical and cognitive. The use of music ...

ALLIANCE University of Mount Union alumna Alicia (Bousner) Hrubey will present the university's annual autism awareness lecture as part of Autism Awareness Month. The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. April 9 in the Newbold Room of Hoover-Price Campus Center. The topic will be music therapy and ...
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - It's a frightening place to be. Confined to isolation in a hospital with a life-threatening illness. But that's where four teens in San Francisco not only overcame their fears and sickness, but emerged alive and much more famous than when they went in. It was a ...
"We thought...what can we do to honor Sophie? Because she was a volunteer at a hospital and she cared so much about giving back to people, music therapy just seemed to be the perfect match," said Anne-Marie. "Music therapy goes right to the brain, it's a doctor's prescription and there's a real science ...
Madrid's police dogs are to get air-conditioning and music therapy to improve their well-being. The Spanish capital's municipal police force has installed a specialised system providing music therapy for its service dogs. It is hoped that the innovation will reduce the levels of stress experienced by the dogs.
JACKSON, Tenn. — Mia Russell suffered a stroke at the age of 37, but luckily, by word of mouth, she heard of the STAR Center. “She helped me with my speech. She writes what I need to say and she breaks it down,” Mia said. “I couldn't have done this interview because my speech was gone, it was so ...
Military personnel with combat-related injuries and disorders such as traumatic brain injury and PTSD benefit from music therapy, suggesting these programs should be integrated into more military health care systems, according to a paper published in Music Therapy Perspective. “The role of music ...
“We seek music for our own therapeutic health,” said Michael D. Viega, president of the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association and an assistant professor at SUNY New Paltz. Professionals trained in both therapy and music can use this aspect of music to achieve specific goals for ...
After more than a century of use in helping soldiers, music therapy for the military is being modernized and made more replicable with the help of a Drexel faculty member. Joke Bradt, PhD, an associate professor in Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions, is part of a team that recently published ...
It's a frightening place to be. Confined to isolation in a hospital with a life-threatening illness. But that's where four teens in San Francisco not only overcame their fears and sickness, but emerged alive and much more famous than when they went in. It was a chart-topper even before she was born, but ...
For Syrian refugees who have managed to find safe haven in Australia, the recent weeks of renewed fighting in their home country has led to a spike in demand for counselling services. The Syrian Government has been shelling and conducting air strikes in the rebel-held enclave of Ghouta, trapping ...
Last week, John Denver's classic love song brought tears to Jane's eyes as she watched Walter, with headphones in place, sing along. Since Walter was diagnosed eight years ago with frontotemporal dementia, the Karskis have tried a variety of therapies to slow the disease's progression. Music became ...

Ten Acquired Brain Injury Survivors, a few Caregivers and I attended a Music Matters group at the Krempels Center in Portsmouth, New Hampshire (a post-brain injury rehabilitation program for people with Acquired Brain Injuries.) Genni, a Music Therapy Intern at the Portsmouth Music Arts Center was ...
Music therapy, combined with physical therapy, may be able to help improve the upper body function in children with severe cerebral palsy, according to researchers. The rhythm produced by musical instruments can help optimize several aspects of motor control such as synchronization of movement and ...
Spanish researchers evaluated music therapy's impact during a 32-week period on gross motor and upper limb function in children with severe bilateral cerebral palsy. A total of 18 children who met the inclusion criteria participated in the study at the La Cruz Roja Cerebral Palsy Center in Valencia, Spain.
Music therapy is the clinical and evidenced-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals. The grant “Responding with Rhythm: Learning, Coping, and Social Skills with Music Therapy” provides funding to do the sessions Friday mornings for a half hour each in the classrooms of Jenn ...
Anna Sieger, a sophomore studying music therapy at Seton Hill University, holds hands with Jamie Beers, a client at Community Living Care in Greensburg during a song performance by senior Haley Feltes, left, on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 at Community Living Care. The pair of students are part of the music ...
Our focus today at Nemours Children's Hospital in Central Florida was an individual music therapy session. Nemours is only five years old, and yet they already are establishing music therapy as a reliable addition to their treatment program. A young patient, Maya, allowed me to participate with her today.
When we talk about art therapy, it really includes the “arts”; visual art, music, drama, dance and writing. Last Saturday, we participated in a children's music therapy group session at Children's Medical Center Dallas. What a treat! We used instruments to express feelings of anger, mischief and happiness.
Students in the music, theatre and dance department used social media to petition to keep Alison Davitt as the director of the music therapy program. The department's Co-Chairs Dr. David Romines and Dr. Rick Hoffenberg sent an email to students in the department notifying them that Davitt, who is ...
Colleges and universities have gradually been adding music therapy as part of their curriculum, beginning with Michigan State University in 1944. The first major professional organization for music therapists was formed in 1950. It was known as the National Association for Music Therapy (NAMT).
Mary Gauthier is a gifted singer-songwriter whose rootsy songs tap her own life experiences in compelling ways, illuminating her shadows and ours. Her struggles with addiction and abandonment have fueled songs that often cut so deeply we feel the sting. Perhaps best known for the devastating "I Drink," ...
Music therapy for veterans. It's estimated that more than a million veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan face mental and physical challenges at home. Across the country many are using a guitar as a way to cope.


 

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