What is Music Therapy Exactly?

I’ve always had a fascination with the psychology of music. I was born into music as the child of a musical family. In high school, I was inspired to explore psychology through my own life experiences. One of the biggest questions I wanted to be able to answer was “why do we listen to sad music when we are sad? Why not happy music to make us happy?” My music therapy work answered that for me. At our core, we want to be heard, to be understood, to feel connected and met where we are. That is what we call the iso principle in music therapy and it's a universal, nonverbal need and understanding. And that’s why I keep doing music therapy to help others connect when they feel so disconnected. Tod


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