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Music Therapy for Better Mental Health

Strike A Chord Music Therapy Pty Ltd

Music therapy is an evidence-based allied health profession in which music is used to support people and improve their health, functioning and well-being. Common goals include:

Emotional goals

  • Reduce stress
  • Reduce anxiety or depression symptoms
  • Regulate emotions
  • Increase motivation

Cognitive goals 

  • Improve memory and attention functions
  • Increase self-awareness, impulse control
  • Improve self-organisation and problem solving 

Communication goals

  • Facilitate social interaction
  • Improve verbal and non-verbal skills
  • Improve speech function 

Physical goals 

  • Improve sleep
  • Improve gross and fine motor skills (limbs, entire body; fingers, wrists and feet)
  • Facilitate respiratory muscle strength and control
Address Parcel Locker 10013 50617
Rhodes NSW 2138
Tel +61 405302897
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