A Look at the Clinical Uses of Music Therapy
By Elaine Houston | PositivePsychology.com
Music is a ubiquitous human endeavor that cuts across diverse cultural differences. Whether it’s actively participating in making music or just listening to our favorite songs, we have probably all felt the impact that music can have on our mood.
Maybe you have a favorite ‘chill’ playlist to help you relax on the commute home after a hard day at work. Perhaps you go to your local bar and take part in the weekly acoustic jam session. Why? Because it makes you feel good.
The concept of using music to promote a positive mental state isn’t new. In civilizations throughout history, music has been used to heal illness and promote well-being. This practice of healing through music and rhythm continues in cultures all over the world.
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