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Learning about Music Therapy and Rett Syndrome

When there seems to be a developmental disorder in your child, you want to do everything you can to help them. This is why the link between music therapy and Rett Syndrome has gotten so much press. By combining this effective and side effect free therapy with more traditional developmental therapies, music therapy and Rett … Read more

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What are Some Music Therapy Activities?

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 … Read more

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What is Music Therapy?

In terms of alternative therapies, it seems like something new is popping up every week. However, music therapy has been around for much longer than you may realize. As defined by the American Music Therapy association, this practice is the use of music to help in a therapeutic setting by a trained and licensed therapist. … Read more

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What is the Journal of Music Therapy?

Relaying information is just one of the ways that journals and professional publications can help their targeted information. By compiling all the relevant news and findings in the music therapy world, the Journal of Music Therapy helps to keep music therapists up to date. Whether you are a music therapist or someone who’s simply interested … Read more

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Do You Know the History of Music Therapy?

For most people, the history of music therapy is not nearly as important as its ability to help them with their problems. But knowing where this particular therapy came from will help you understand why it does work and how it might work for you. The history of music therapy goes further back than you … Read more

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A Researcher’s Assistant: Articles on Music Therapy

Today’s society is filled with people trying to find alternative remedies to illnesses. There are many reasons for this, from lack of health insurance to the wish to avoid medication. But whatever the reason, many alternative therapies, like music therapy, have grown in popularity. In fact, music therapy has not only gained popularity, it has … Read more

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What is the Definition of Music Therapy?

The definition of music therapy varies from person to person. If you are asking a professional what music therapy is, you will get a technical and logical explanation of the methods and the uses. If you ask a patient, you might get a list of the benefits as well as the techniques they use in … Read more

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Obtaining an Online Christian Music Therapy Degree

In today’s fast-track world, there are many people who wish to change careers but find they do not have time to get the education they need to make that career change. Of course, most of these people choose online degree programs from accredited universities. Because of the popularity of online degree programs, an interested person … Read more

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A Brief Overview of Music Therapy Research

Music therapy can be used for a wide range of illnesses, cognitive problems, and emotional issues. Because of the positive reactions of music therapy patients, a large amount of music therapy research has been done to test the theories behind why, how and if music therapy actually works. While the results differ with the various … Read more