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Making Music Medicine

Music4Life® Support for Recovery & Mental Health
Judith Pinkerton, LPMT, MT-BC
100 students enrolled
English [Auto]
Learn how prescriptive music may impact the chemicals in your brain that affect fear, depression and anxiety.
Learn about 17 strategies that turn your music playlist into a tool for emotional regulation.
Discover a holistic approach to managing fear, anxiety and depression.
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Welcome to “Making Music Medicine,” an unprecedented opportunity to learn how your life may be transformed through the prescriptive application of music.

Have you ever had a problem with stress, addictive behavior, or maybe a challenging mental health issue? Controlling them can seem impossible. And often, just as we’re making real progress, something triggers a relapse. Often we may not even know what caused it. In this course you will learn compelling new evidence that most mental health professionals don’t even know, about the biological and psychological impact of music. You will learn about music therapy-informed strategies that have been developed and tested over 30 years. Imagine a tool that may empower you to reverse the effects of personal trauma, so you can really enjoy your life again.

In this course you will:

Learn about 17 strategies you can use immediately to:

  • manage stress

  • regulate emotions

  • support long-term mental health

These strategies are part of the process involved in the music medicine protocol. They can be used as a holistic alternative or a complementary regimen to medication. Do not discontinue any medication without consulting your physician. This is not a music therapy course. This is an introductory course that explores the opportunities for using music prescriptively. With more in-depth coursework, you can learn how to develop your own playlist based on the Music4Life® Music Medicine Protocol, and consult with a Music4Life® Practitioner (music therapist) to guide you.

Judith Pinkerton, an award-winning, licensed and board-certified music therapist, will guide your exploration of scientific discoveries. You will learn how music listening affects parts of your brain that influence stress, depression, anxiety, addiction and more. She will teach you how leveraging those effects with the Music4Life® Music Medicine Protocol, can positively impact your mindset and personal well-being.

Enroll now to learn about your brain-body connection to music.  Judith’s real-world experience successfully applying music as medicine for thousands of people, will help you unlock the amazing power of your own mind and music.

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Making Music Medicine