Depression + Music Therapy

 

Music therapy is an established mental health profession that utilizes the experience of music to facilitate emotional wellness. Music is a safe place for expression and exploration, and can be an enjoyable addition to your treatment.

Call 541-231-7239 for a free consultation.

Have you experienced:

  • Sadness or emptiness
  • Loss of interest in activities
  • Change in weight gain/loss
  • Poor/over appetite
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Low energy daily
  • Increased agitation
  • Indecisiveness, loss of focus

There are many reasons for depression such as biochemical imbalance or situational stress, and it is experienced on a spectrum from mild to severe. There are many options for depression treatment. If you have experienced these symptoms and believe you may be experiencing depression, consult your doctor for an evaluation. You are not alone, and there is support available for you.

Music therapy may improve:

  • Mood
  • Motivation
  • Self-care
  • Self-esteem
  • Relaxation
  • Coping Skills
  • Focus
  • Support

Depression Treatment in Eugene, OR

Do you need support managing these symptoms? Music therapy provides a holistic approach to the treatment of depression. At times, you may not want to talk about what you’re feeling, but still need to express what you’re feeling. Music is a safe way to express your experience without judgement. Music therapists may use music listening and lyric analysis to prompt discussion, improvise on a theme determined with therapist and client, write songs on important topics or for recreation, or explore themes through guided imagery enriched by music.

It doesn’t take any musical experience to enjoy music therapy, and instruments are provided!

Call 541-231-7239 for a free 15 minute consultation.

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