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There really is truth to the saying music soothes the soul, so much so that it is now recognized as a
form of therapy. Music therapy is a recognized and accepted form of therapy, music stimulates so many
parts of the brain as well as the emotions it can actually lower your blood pressure and heart rate. There
are many ways music therapy can be utilized by a trained and certified music therapist, whether you are
making music or listening to it, the benefits can be amazing as stated in Healthnetwork February 2nd ,

Music Therapy is the clinical & evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized
goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved
music therapy program. Music therapy interventions can address a variety of healthcare & educational

  • Promote Wellness
  • Manage Stress
  • Alleviate Pain
  • Express Feelings
  • Enhance Memory
  • Improve Communication
  • Promote Physical Rehabilitation
  • and more

It has been offered at Providence Medical Center and is and approved and backed by the American
Music Therapy Association. Even the Bible states “a merry heart doeth good like a medicine” Proverbs

Music has even been used as a special form of therapy for people suffering from dementia and
Alzheimer’s disease and children with autism as well.

Psychologist Daniel J. Levitin, PhD and his postgraduate research fellow, Mona Lisa Chanda, PhD, found
that music improves the body’s immune system function and reduces stress. Listening to music was also
found to be more effective than prescription drugs in reducing anxiety before surgery

Music therapy works in chronic pain management by providing sensory stimulation that evokes a
response in the patient. Research has found that music used as a clinical intervention can help patients
by: Reducing the amount of pain they perceive. Promoting relaxation, rhythmic breathing, and rest
according to Dennis Thompson Jr in Music Therapy for Pain Management.

Therefore, we have gathered music that we hope you will find relaxing, soothing and energizing. There
is music for exercising, sleeping, reading, meditation, spiritual and just good listening music. Just click
the music tab and make your choice.