With music therapy, consistency, patience and practice are key.
Using the power of music to get better, both mentally and physically, and live well can pay rich dividends, writes Rashmi Ramesh
A nine-year-old, who’d never uttered a word all his life, spoke for the first time during a music session. His first word was “open”. Diagnosed with autism, the boy had been non-verbal until then. The development came as a pleasant surprise to Purvaa Sampath—currently India’s only CBMT (Certification Board for Music Therapists)-certified music therapist and neurologic music therapist who was an intern at the time. Full story.
Rashmi Ramesh (Economic Times) / April 22, 2019