TARA MUSIC THERAPY
From time to time, we should take a breath and notice the silence between sounds.
WHAT IS MUSIC THERAPY?
Music Therapy is the use of music in a creative and professionally informed approach in a therapeutic relationship with people needing physical, psychosocial or spiritual help for their wellbeing and quality of life.
In the Music Therapist’s informed approach, specialised techniques using musical instruments exploration offer musical experiences to improve physical and mental health which will enhance the lives of those people having such needs.
These techniques in Music Therapy include the approach that implements music imagery, vocalization, improvisation, songwriting and the play of a variety of musical instruments.
In Music Therapy for people requiring self awareness, enabling the increase of life satisfaction, quality and well being, the Music Therapist engages and connects them in therapeutic sessions hence meeting their goals for a better quality of life.
Germaine Yong works in mental health and palliative care. She holds a Masters degree in Creative Music Therapy from Sydney University with specialised training in Vocal Psychotherapy and Neurologic Music Therapy from The Academy of Neurologic Music Therapy.
What makes speech eloquent is
the appropriate pause between words
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