Future Directions in Music Therapy




Current research in music therapy suggests that we are just beginning to scratch the surface as to the healing properties music has on the human body. To give a specific example as to what kind of research possibly lies ahead is the research of music on immune functioning. This area of research is hoping to unlock the hidden phenomena of the body`s ability to self-heal itself. Also, aspiring music therapists can also look forward to the enhancing affects music has on the physiological functions in the human body.