Printable Music Therapy Worksheet PDF

What is the theory behind this Printable Music Therapy Worksheet PDF?

Music Therapy is a type of expressive therapy that incorporates music-based interventions that can be beneficial for meeting therapeutic goals. It can be used for many purposes such as relaxation, self-exploration, emotional expression, cognitive development, physical rehabilitation and even stress reduction. One way it can help is by allowing individuals to immerse themselves in the experience as a way to explore and gain clarity about their own emotions and internal struggles. 

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet can help individuals make their playlist with songs that they feel a strong emotional connection to. Elaborating on what emotions the music, lyrics and composition of the song invoke within them can help the therapist and the client gain further insight into their psyche. It can also help them sort through what kind of songs can serve as a coping tool in managing what kind of emotions. 

How to use the worksheet?

Instruct the individuals to make a playlist consisting of all the different songs that they know invoke certain emotions within them. They can include songs that make them happy, relaxed, nostalgic, motivated, comforting etc. They can elaborate on why the song makes them feel that way as a self-reflection exercise. 

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