Blog no. 4 Music therapy in psychiatric hospital Music Therapy in the mental health field is one of my most passionate area of work, it’s a very demanding, challenging yet very rewarding field.
In my final year of training as a music therapist, I was placed in a local hospital with an inpatient psychiatric unit in UK. It has a dedicated department of arts therapies, with a team of art, music, drama, movement, play therapists working there full time. Patient who are staying
Does a music therapist prescribe musical ‘magic pills’? The first thing that seems to comes in everybody’s mind when one mention music therapy is often the imagery of David the harpist who cast out demonic spirit from Saul with music. Another impression people often have is that a music therapist is someone who prescribe ‘music magic pills’--a music track with special musical properties or magical frequencies that heal a person instantly. I wish a music therapist can be an ‘a