Research and News Articles

The effects and outcomes of music therapy with different, specific medical needs are continually being researched and documented.

The results overwhelmingly support the therapeutic use of music in achieving a wide range of non-musical goals.

Here are a few articles and websites for further reading on some of the exciting benefits of music therapy.

The American Music Therapy Association

The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) has a wealth of information, videos, and news articles about the practice and benefits of music therapy on their website.

http://www.musictherapy.org

The Center for Biomedical Research in Music at Colorado State University

Where music therapists go to train in neurologic music therapy, CBRM's website contains links to further information about neurologic music therapy, the techniques involved in its practice, and endless research articles, books, and journal publications.

http://www.colostate.edu/depts/CBRM/

Coast Music Therapy in San Diego, California

Coast Music Therapy in San Diego has an amazing page of research regarding the use of music with autism. Check it all out on the link below!

http://www.coastmusictherapy.com/how-music-helps/autism-research/

Music Therapy in the Media

Articles and news stories about the benefits of music therapy are appearing with increasing regularity. For a sampling of recently featured articles, check out the following links available from AMTA's website and the Palm Beach Music Therapy Institute.

http://www.musictherapy.org/events/media/

http://pbmti.com/resources/music-therapy-in-the-news/