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SOUND SUPPORT FOR LIVES AFFECTED BY ALS

SOUND SUPPORT FOR LIVES AFFECTED BY ALS

Defining Music Therapy

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Music therapy is evidence-based professional clinical application of music and its elements to improve psychological, emotional, cognitive, physical and social health and wellbeing of human individuals and communities (Davis, Gfeller, Thaut, & American Music Therapy Association, 2008), (Pedersen & Wigram 2002), (Wheeler, 2015), (Hanser, 2018).

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Alisa Apreleva, PhD, MT-BC, NMT

Alisa Apreleva, PhD, MT-BC, NMT

International expert on harnessing the power of live and recorded music to improve people's lives. Certified music therapist, neurologic music therapist. Entrepreneur. Speaker. Performing musician, composer. Educator. Author. Storyteller. Researcher focused on vocal therapy for wellbeing and responsive music environments.

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