• A Wounded Master Sergeant Shares How Music Saved His Life

    Posted on April 12, 2017 by Joyce DeFrancesco in Music Therapy, Pain Management.

    MSM and RV smallCreative Forces Music Therapist Rebecca Vaudreuil met Master Sergeant Michael Schneider who was still in treatment for injuries he had suffered during deployment, including traumatic brain injury and PTSD.

    This conversation between Schneider and Vaudreuil reveals how music therapy helped Schneider move through the healing process.

    The NEA is partnering with the Department of Defense to place creative arts therapy at the core of patient-centered care for service members at 12 clinical sites around the country, while also increasing access to therapeutic arts activities in local communities for military members, veterans, and their families, and investing in research on the impacts and benefits of these innovative treatment methods. To learn more about the Creative Forces: Military Healing Network, please visit arts.gov.

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