Many practitioners use guided imagery in therapy, including music therapy. Guided imagery helps manage stress levels by helping you visualize calming and relaxing settings. Guided imagery for music therapy was developed in the 1970s as music-centered psychotherapy that helped with numerous issues. Call us at (866) 750-0763 to learn more.
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What Are the Benefits of Guided Imagery in Music Therapy?
Guided imagery offers many benefits to people recovering from substance use disorder or trauma. Some advantages include:
- Reduced symptoms of anxiety, stress and depression.
- More opportunities to explore and resolve your issues, personal needs and relationships related to substance use.
- Improved relaxation and sleep.
- Less physical pain, if applicable.
- Enhanced ability to find and use your inner resources.
- Increased opportunities to work through emotional difficulties.
- Improved ability to uncover your hidden emotional responses.
- More opening up to new ideas and experiences.
Guided imagery in music therapy is a unique way to help you gain self-awareness while improving symptoms associated with substance use disorder.