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Music Psychotherapy

Adults in their seventh and eighth decades and beyond are naturally navigating a life stage with many physical changes and existential considerations.  These transitions can be challenging.  Music Psychotherapy is primarily concerned with finding meaning and fulfillment or making other psychological changes.

 

Therapy Goals
Psychological

Navigate changes in emotions/attitudes
Coping skills
Heal emotional trauma
Process issues/experiences
Resolve inner conflicts
Sense of self
Insight/Self-awareness
Self-expression/Emotional release

Social

Resolve interpersonal problems
Develop interpersonal skills
Develop healthy relationships

Spiritual

Explore sense of meaning
Fulfillment in life
Consider issues of life/death
Explore sense of beauty
Navigate bereavement process
Participate in transcendent experiences

Cognition

Meaningful responsiveness and orientation to time, place, person
Change behaviors