music therapy Guide

The Bad Side Of Music Therapy Section


 


Social bookmarking
You like it? Share it!
socialize it


Main The Bad Side Of Music Therapy sponsors


 

Latest The Bad Side Of Music Therapy Link Added

INSERT YOUR OWN BANNER HERE

Submit your link on The Bad Side Of Music Therapy!



 

Welcome to music therapy Guide

 

The Bad Side Of Music Therapy Article

Thumbnail example. For a permanent link to this article, or to bookmark it for further reading, click here.

What are Some Music Therapy Activities?

from:

Music therapy activities are much more varied than it seems. Though it would be reasonable to think that music therapy would consist of music, the extent to which music can be used is far more expansive. From lyrics to dance, musical backgrounds and song sharing, music therapy activities can be custom fit to the patient they are meant to help. But learning more about each of these techniques can help patients and therapists get ahead of the problem and start getting to the solutions.

Using song lyrics is one of the more common music therapy activities in rehabilitative and counseling sessions. By writing lyrics about difficult things in your life, you might be able to see connections and solutions to your own problems. The therapists might have to rewrite the lyrics to a particular song you enjoy or to a song that you feel is similar to your feelings at the time. You might also be asked to write lyrics to a song about the life you want to create for yourself – whether this is related to psychological or physical changes.

Dancing to music is another way to encourage people to work through a number of problems. In the physical therapy setting, dancing and moving to the music are music therapy activities that can bolster strength as well as moods. By slowly working your way up to more strenuous activities, a patient can begin to feel more confident in their ability to move while also gaining strength and stamina along the way. With upbeat music, it's easier for people to continue working out too as they can feel inspired by the tempo or the lyrics in the songs they choose.

Just playing soft music in the background of a therapeutic session can be considered one of the more positive and practical music therapy activities. Every wonder why elevators always play soft and soothing music? Because this helps people relax and not worry so much about the elevator malfunctioning. On the opposite side of the music gamut, playing harder, louder and faster music can increase the heart rate and cause the person listening to make decisions more quickly than they should – that's why many stores play loud and penetrating music.

Therapists might also use music therapy activities that include sharing songs that the patient or the therapist feel are relevant to their discussions. By taking time to share a song, the patient doesn't have to talk as much about what they feeling, letting the music speak for them.

There are many music therapy activities that can help the patient reach their goals and the therapist to communicate in a positive and successful way.




Other The Bad Side Of Music Therapy related Articles

Music Therapy
Music Therapy Autism
Music Therapy Cancer
Music Therapy Degree
Psychiatric Forensic Music Therapy

Do you want to contribute to our site : submit your articles HERE


 

The Bad Side Of Music Therapy News

Exclusive postmortem: How to Get Away with Murder boss on that killer finale ... - Entertainment Weekly (blog)


Entertainment Weekly (blog)

Exclusive postmortem: How to Get Away with Murder boss on that killer finale ...
Entertainment Weekly (blog)
Because Lila vowed to get back with Griffin (Lenny Platt), Rebecca hooked up with him to prove he was a bad guy. Little did she know, Rebecca had inadvertently ruined Lila's plan to sleep with her old boyfriend so she could say Sam's baby was actually ...

and more »

Read more...


True grit: how wild horses are turning Nevada inmates into cowboys - The Guardian


The Guardian

True grit: how wild horses are turning Nevada inmates into cowboys
The Guardian
Each trainer boasted of overcoming this problem, experiencing a renewed capacity to focus on work and control his emotions as if he'd shaken a bad fever. It may be tempting to assume they were posturing, but the numbers suggest that the effect is real ...

Read more...


Nashville Recap: 'Somebody Pick Up My Pieces' - Nashville Scene


Nashville Scene

Nashville Recap: 'Somebody Pick Up My Pieces'
Nashville Scene
Luke can be on the music side, Jeff can be on the bidness side. Music. Bidness. Obviously Luke wants to sing Will, and Jeff (who is evil but only like 85-percent evil) goes to bat for Layla. Partly out of banging her, but mostly out of appearing to ...

and more »

Read more...


Aspen Times Weekly: Pictures of Health - Aspen Times


Aspen Times

Aspen Times Weekly: Pictures of Health
Aspen Times
They've also begun referring people to a local therapist who uses clay with clients, and to the valley's only practicing music therapist — Mack Bailey — who opened his local shop last year, wile also sending some people to the new Aspen Art Museum ...

and more »

Read more...


Jussie Smollett Empire Interview - POPSUGAR


Jussie Smollett Empire Interview
POPSUGAR
We also chatted about Taraji P. Henson's ferociously fur-clad Cookie (of course) and the upcoming duet with a music legend that brought Smollett to tears. Watch part of our interview below, and ... JS: I've gotten those negative tweets — people using ...

and more »

Read more...