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A guest blog by PHH Registered Music Therapist Andrea Bryk has been published online by CareSearch, a website for sharing palliative care knowledge.

Her two part blog, titled The Role of Music Therapy in Addressing Anxiety in Palliative Care, was published in August and focuses on the  most common referral being to address client anxiety. Anxiety can present itself in many forms; loss of sleep, foggy thinking, or inability to focus. Anxiety amplifies many physiological symptoms such as shortness of breath, dizziness, and pain. Part Two of the blog discusses the use of music based relaxation programs which can provide an anxious person the opportunity to experience peace in the moment. 

To read the blog in full, visit https://www.caresearch.com.au/caresearch/TabId/3781/ArtMID/6000/ArticleID/85/The-Role-of-Music-Therapy-in-Addressing-Anxiety-in-Palliative-Care-–-Part-One.aspx#.WbXRlat_IIY.gmail