Annie Heiderscheit, Ph.D., MT-BC, LMFT, Director of Music Therapy and Associate Professor, Augsburg University
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Therapeutic and group drumming has been implemented in a variety of healthcare, clinical and community settings to foster health outcomes and overall health and well-being. Due to the accessibility of drumming for a variety of clients, the body of research surrounding the therapeutic and group of drumming has significantly increased. The presenters conducted a systematic review of therapeutic and group drumming and will summarize the results of this research. These results provide valuable information regarding the therapeutic and health benefits of drumming, length of interventions, and recommendations regarding implementation in clinical settings.