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Aesculapius was said to cure diseases of the mind by using song and music, and music therapy was used in Egyptian temples.


History of Music Therapy in the US. ... so the demand grew for a college curriculum. A very brief historical glimpse of this fascinating profession follows, below.


Celebrating 60 Years of Music Therapy History ... physicians, psychiatrists, and others in the ways that therapeutic music could be effectively used in schools and  ...


History of Music Therapy. Music therapy in the United States of America began in the late 18th century. However, using music as a healing medium dates back to ...



Jun 13, 2011 ... HISTORICAL ROOTS OF MUSIC THERAPY: A BRIEF OVERVIEW. Dr. Debbie Carroll. 32. ABSTRACT. Music has been used as a means of ...


The ancient Greek philosophers thought that music could serve a therapeutic purpose. Patients in manic states were often instructed to listen to the calming ...


Music has been used as a therapeutic tool for centuries and has been shown to affect many areas of the brain, ...


Music as Medicine. The History of Music Therapy since Antiquity. Aldershot: Ashgate. Gouk, Penelope (Ed.) (2000). Musical Healing in Cultural Contexts.


Jul 1, 2016 ... The Peterson Family Foundation believes music therapy has the ability to help alleviate pain and suffering in children and teens while they are ...