Silent Disco Parties Aren’t Just For Fun, They Can Also Help With Social Anxiety

However, there is a difference between the therapeutic use of music and music therapy — and that distinction is crucial, as Ariel Weissberger, board certified music therapist and licensed creative arts therapist, points out. Weissberger, who is the founder and primary therapist at Berko Music Therapy in New York, explains that “music therapy is the clinical use of music to achieve individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed music therapist.” The therapeutic use of music, like silent disco, isn’t a replacement for music therapy or even traditional therapy, but the elements of these events certainly carry therapeutic effects, he says.Source:

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