Listening therapy worksheet


What is the theory behind this listening therapy worksheet?

Therapeutic listening is the treatment technique for people with specific problems regarding attention, focus or motivation etc. research has shown its effectiveness in problems related to mood disorder as well. The technique involves clients listening to specialized music on headphones. The music is specifically tuned for the needs and problems of the clients. It is used in occupational therapy. 

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet is helpful with clients having problems with concentration either for education or professional tasks . Clients will be able to concentrate better with the help of music and they will be able to track their progress on a weekly basis with the help of the provided table.

How to use this worksheet?

The clients are required to listen to any of the symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven. There are research based benefits of these music and they are also free available online. Listen to the music while performing the concentration needed task for four weeks. On the table below, answer the questions and track your progress. 

Listening therapy worksheet

Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4
Rate your level of concentration from 1-10 (10 being the highest level of concentration)
How did you feel after this activity?
How much time it took you to finish your task (in minutes)?
How much affective this intervention is (on the scale from 1-10)10 being the most effective?

References

Kemper, B. J. (1992). Therapeutic listening: Developing the concept. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 30(7), 21–23. https://doi.org/10.3928/0279-3695-19920701-07 

Ursuţiu, D., Samoilă, C., Drăgulin, S., Constantin, F.A. (2018). Investigation of Music and Colours Influences on the Levels of Emotion and Concentration. In: Auer, M., Zutin, D. (eds) Online Engineering & Internet of Things. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 22. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64352-6_85

You can download this worksheet here.


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