12 Sep Proven Benefits Music Therapy has on Mental Health
Music therapy is a used to actively support people as they strive to improve their health, functioning and well-being.
Engaging with music can evoke a wide range of emotions and it can be a welcomed distraction from negative experiences.
The creation of music has been found to motivate and empower people.
Music is great for building motivation.
Motivation is central to achieving one’s goals, in its absence our personal drive to succeed and our readiness to act on opportunities is greatly diminished.
Actively engaging in music making can alleviate many of the negative symptoms associated with mental health issues such as low motivation, social withdrawal, diminished affective experience and responsiveness