Music Therapy: A New Frontier for Healing

By Helen Gu for Athena Music & Wellness Therapy Photo by Cem Ersozlu  “Cause you had a bad day. You’re taking one down. You sing a sad song just to turn it around” (Bad Day- song by Daniel Powter).    We’ve all had those days when nothing seems to be going our way. Maybe you…

Music Therapy: A New Avenue for Asian-American Mental Health

By Helen Gu for Athena Music & Wellness Therapy Asian American Mental Health  The umbrella term “AAPI” stands for “Asian American and Pacific Islanders”, and encompasses a diverse range of cultures, communities, experiences, nationalities, and identities in the United States. Each community within the AAPI umbrella faces their own unique set of challenges. For example,…

Music therapy can help with your sleep troubles.

Healthcare practitioners are increasingly paying close attention to sleep and its impact on health and wellness. It is no secret that a lack of sleep increases your risk of becoming unwell, both physically and mentally. Music therapy is a very promising approach when it comes to dealing with complex issues surrounding sleep. Sleep disorders, whether…

TuneWell: Embrace the Healing Power of Music and Achieve Optimal Mental Health and Well-Being

PRESS RELEASE NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 Athena Music & Wellness Therapy, a pioneer in music therapy and wellness, announced today the launch of TuneWell; a robust, personalized music wellness app where consumers and organizations can experience mental wellness with 100% of the content developed by music therapists. Created by renowned musician and board-certified…

History of Music Therapy and the Military

Music has been used for decades in the military to enhance the quality of life. In the United States, musicians performed for injured soldiers during the American Civil War. Many years later, this tradition continued throughout World Wars I and II; music was used to build morale, entertain, and motivate soldiers. During World War II,…

The Power of Music Therapy

Have you ever heard a song that brought back memories that were long buried? Music is a powerful medium that can make us feel strong emotions, like joy, sadness, or fear. Music has the power to move us and to heal us. The uses and benefits of music have been studied for decades in the…