Music therapy benefits

Music therapy uses music as a tool and aims at improving different aspects of our lives.

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EMOTIONAL WELLBEING / MENTAL HEALTH

Anxiety and stress management, mood and affect modulation, self-regulation strategies, confidence, leadership skills, opportunities for choice and control... 

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PHYSICAL HEALTH

Fine and gross motor skills coordination, muscle strength, range of motion, gait training, balance, finger dexterity... 

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COGNITIVE SKILLS

Attention, decision making, memory recall, speech, communication skills (expressive and receptive), problem solving, pronunciation...

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SOCIAL SKILLS / FAMILY HEALTH

Collaboration skills, impulse control, joint attention, turn-taking, communication skills, relationship with whānau, social interactions, community connections...