Adlerian Approach to Anxiety Reduction Using Music as a Therapeutic Tool

This project attempts to gain a better understanding of anxiety and reviews information regarding anxiety. It reviews Adlerian approaches for treating anxiety, and a review of recently published Adlerian research regarding anxiety is presented. This paper proposes that music is a creative tool that can be used as a component in some Adlerian psychotherapeutic and counseling processes for treating anxiety. A literature review of research papers regarding the use of music as a therapeutic tool for symptoms of anxiety is presented. Examples of the possible uses of music to address symptoms of anxiety during the process of Adlerian psychotherapy and counseling are offered.

Sally L. Kluetz
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