Receptive “Music therapy” is a practice of care, help, support or rehabilitation which consists of taking care of people with depression, anxiety, addiction, communication and / or relationship difficulties, etc.…. Receptive Music therapy is recognized as having the ability to reach people to levels beyond their consciousness.
- In an in – patient program, participants are informed of the rules pertaining to their privacy and the strict restrictions concerning sharing any session occurrences with non-participants, in-or-outside the rehabilitation center.
- The sessions are themed, objective-focused, and take place in a multisensory-designed room.
- The room’s light, temperature, and the music played during the session are manipulated according to the objective(s) and theme set.
- The music is produced by Michel Labaki himself; its levels of frequency differ from session to session, and its overall design is catered for the session’s objective(s).
- Notes are taken throughout the session, which remain accessible to the patient, as well as to the concerned professional team treating the participant.
During and by the end of the therapy, the patient will be able to:
- Define and express his feelings and personal insights verbally and/or non-verbally.
- Better control and shift emotional states to more positive ones.
- Use coping and relaxation skills through breathing techniques.
- Better concentrate.
- Efficiently communicate in a social setting.
- Be more independent.
- Demonstrate better problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
- Express self-awareness and environment-awareness.
- Feel motivated to pursue his treatment.
- Demonstrate physical wellbeing.
- Better resolve conflicts with his closed ones.
- Strengthen family and peer relationships.