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Music and Lullabies

In this week's article, we find out how singing lullabies to babies can be beneficial to lessening their stress levels and helping them sync with their parent. While it is not music therapy, it is interesting to see the positive effects of a parent singing...

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Music Therapy and the Community

This week's article focuses on the music therapy undergraduate program in place at the University of Indianapolis and gives an overview on how music therapy can be used as a treatment in many cases.   "Music therapists use techniques such as composition, improvisation, performing and listening to...

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Majoring in Music Therapy

We want to share an article from Forbes citing music therapy as one of the top most meaningful college majors in 2017! We dare say it’s also one of the top most meaningful careers to have as well!   The Most Meaningful College Majors 2017  ...

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Music Therapy and A Place To Be

We'd like to introduce you to board certified music therapist Tom Sweitzer and highlight some of the work he does. He works with people of all ages and a variety of disabilities.   "One of the greatest things about music therapy is it disguises just therapy," said...

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Striking a Chord

This week's article focuses on different music therapy services throughout the country. There is a lot of discussion about how music therapy can aid those with autism and other types of neurological difficulties. It also delves into the history and development of music therapy, and...

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Music Therapy and Chronic Pain

This week's article discusses the effect of music therapy on those who struggle with chronic pain. Jen was recently asked about this during her talk at University of Vermont Healthcare.   Music is one nursing intervention that has been shown to help elderly people with arthritis control...

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Music and Neuroscience

This week's article focuses on a presentation given on music therapy by UC San Diego professor Alex Khalil, and the neurological aspects of music. Khalil is especially interested in how music therapy can be used to help people with autism.   "Although there are significant differences between...

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Music Therapy and Alzheimer’s Disease

This week's article gives a quick overview of music therapy and how it can be helpful in improving the quality of life for Alzheimer's patients.   "Music has such a powerful effect because it registers in different parts of the brain. Studies have shown that it engages...

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