Music Therapy Radio

What is Music Therapy?                                             Contact: 516-809-5342         

What is Music Therapy?

Since the beginning of time, music has had a profound affect on human behavior.  It has allowed us to tap into emotion, and to express ourselves in endless ways.  Music, as a nonverbal means of communication, can help heal, calm, make us happy, and release anger.

Music Therapy as a definition is the scientific appplication of the art of music to accomplish therapeutic aims; the restoration, maintenance, and improvement of mental and physical health.

What Can Music Do For You?

  • Music is a form of nonverbal communication -- it creates self expression and creativity.
  • It can fill the void and make communication easier
  • Music makes us feel good
  • Music helps with: Structure, Meditation, Movement, Religion, Anger, Self Esteem, Memory, Pain, Behavior, Injury, Hearing, Speech, etc.

 

 
"Even babies can benefit from music's universal language."
-- Lawrence Carlson, RMT

       
 "Music Is Therapy" Radio Show Times:

Tuesdays, 2:00-2:30 pm
Fridays, 11:30-12:00 noon.

On WHPC 90.3 FM
Now Streaming LIVE on WWW.NCC.EDU/WHPC

Contact LTC Studios at LTCStudios@aol.com or call (516) 809-5342

 

Music Therapy Settings

The following is a list of areas where Professional Music Therapy is currently in use.  Provided by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) Sourcebook.

Adult Day Care
Adult Education
Assisted Living
Child/Adolescent Ctrs.
Children's Day Care
Children's Hospital or Unit
Community Based Service
Community Mental Health Center
Correctional Facility
Day Care/Treatment Center
Drug/Alcohol Program
Early Intervention Program
Forensic Facility
General Hospital
Geriatrics 
Geriatric Psychiatric Unit   
Group Home
Home Health Agency
Hospice/Bereavement Svcs.
ICF/MR
In-patient Medical Unit
In-patient Psychiatric Unit
Nursing Home
Oncology
Outpatient Clinic
Partial Hospitalization
Physical Rehabilitation
Private Music Therapy Agency
School K-12
Self Employed/Private Practice
State Institution
Support Groups
Veteran's Affairs
Wellness Program

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