Research in music therapy has increased over the years and has shown to be a vital source for therapists. At our Orange County mental health treatment center, we provide music therapy as a way to breach the walls that our patients have spent years building up. By offering our patients music as a form of treatment, we provide a unique view into their emotions and moods.
A study was done in 2006, involving 60 adults with chronic pain. The results of the study pointed to music being the core reason that their pain was reduced and depression had lessened. Another study was done in 2009 and presented conclusions that music-assisted therapy improved the quality of sleep to those who struggled with sleep disorders.
D’Amore Healthcare Center offers music as a way to provide different types of therapy for our patients. By using music therapy, our medical staff can gain further insight into our patient’s minds and what causes them: depressive moods, anxiety, stress, etc.
After this has been determined treatment can begin. The focus will shift to how our patients can improve their moods and feelings of stress or anxiety. By doing this they will create an enriched and healthier lifestyle for themselves.