News: Turkey Has Used Music Therapy for 6,000 Years

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 - 14:46

Dr. Adnan Tönel is a Turkish therapist and professor who specializes in musical therapy for healing. He has found that "some tonal systems can help children with autism, and eating and speech disorders." His premise is that music therapy helps children and other individuals perceive their world through vibrations. Practitioners of Turkish music therapy have developed a system that match certain sounds (or maqams) with specific ailments.

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