Music in Recovery

Florida addiction recovery with music

Florida addiction recovery with music

Music therapy draws on the power of music in a therapeutic relationship to manage a range of conditions and improve your quality of life. A music therapist tailors sessions to your needs. You may sing or play instruments, listen to music or discuss the meaning of lyrics. You don’t need musical skills, and people of all ages can benefit.

Overview

What is Florida Music Therapy?

Music therapy is the use of music and/or elements of music (such as sound, harmony, and rhythm) to reduce stress or improve quality of life. A healthcare provider called a music therapist talks to you to learn more about your needs, music preferences and experiences, and designs each session specifically for you. They also evaluate your progress each step of the way and may work with your other healthcare providers to coordinate your care.

Music therapy experiences may include singing, playing instruments, writing music or simply listening. Some sessions may involve listening to music and talking about its meaning to you.

Healthcare providers use music as therapy in many different contexts. Music can certainly be a powerful tool for calming and healing. But the definition of clinical musical therapy states that a qualified music therapist must plan and lead the session in a therapeutic manor for it to qualify as this form of treatment.

Music therapy helps people of all ages and from all walks of life. It may benefit many different aspects of your overall well-being, including.

  • Cognitive
  • Emotional
  • Mental
  • Physical
  • Social

What conditions can music therapy manage?

According to the Clevland Clinic Music therapists use this form of treatment to manage a vast range of conditions. It’s typically a complementary therapy. This means it’s part of a larger treatment plan that may include medications or other interventions. Research shows music therapy can offer benefits to people with:

Reach Out for More Information About Transformations by the Gulf

Our addiction treatment services include a variety of programs, designed to follow guests through the recovery process.

We offer residential treatment programs including residential inpatient program. Transformations by the Gulf treatment center also offers: a partial hospitalization program (PHP), an intensive outpatient program (IOP), an intensive outpatient program with community housing.

 

If you have any questions about our treatment options, please reach out to one of our addiction specialists at (727)498-6498 our team is available to speak with you 24/7. Because We Care.

 

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