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Music 4 Life Programs

Music 4 Life Program Descriptions

Music 4 Live® + Children & Teens = Healthier

Lives Cooperation and understanding are fostered with improved relationships through identifying USE moods and MEE music to awaken inner music. Problematic moods can be balanced to improve self-esteem, self-confidence, mental and physical health, and positive behaviors. Case studies are based upon Pinkerton's personal experience with her blended family and seven years work with at-risk teens.

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"Music 4 Live® Strategies for Improving Health in this Millennium"

Experience a general overview for implementing the USE MEE Model into daily life. Learn how to insert your own music into custom programs to balance moods that affect physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.

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"Transform Your Life, Job & Relationships Through the Power of Music"

Not living your life purpose, compounded by work and home problems, decreases job satisfaction and breeds unhappiness in relationships and daily living. Instincts are explored, validated and expanded to reveal life purpose. The full power of USE MEE formulas are incorporated to increase job satisfaction, deepen relationships and improve joy for living. Anyone experiencing frustrations, disappointment and negativity with a "dead-end" job and stress-filled family life may benefit from individual and small group work on this incredible road to enlightenment.

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"Music 4 Live® for Health and Wellness in the Workplace"

Issues related to healthy work habits are revisited with a new outlook on using music to maintain emotional health -- release, transform and maintain emotional health. Workplace stress, which is so common today potentially leading to violence, underscores the need to implement an approach that works for you. Explore one's inner music to develop healthy daily work habits.

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"Music 4 Live® Shift Gears: Transform Road Rage into Peaceful Warrior"

Driving experiences can turn rage to violence. When "unsettled" emotions like anger, depression, grief or anxieties are repressed, violent behavior can occur during tense moments if these emotions have no outlet. The USE MEE Model purifies the emotions to achieve balance.

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"Music 4 Live® Dissolves Stress, Anxiety & Prevent Attacks"

Daily stress and anxiety may escalate into panic attacks (often disguised as heart attacks) if not dissolved regularly. Anxiety, excitement and anger can combine and create "stuckness" and repressed emotions. Case studies with the USE MEE Model are presented to emphasize the effectiveness of experiencing a specialized music sequence to regulate the release of negative emotions.

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"Journey with MEE: Music's Medicine to Heal"

Experience Judith Pinkerton's band performing the MEE Concert live. This specialized music sequence has been used in research studies with audience participants, cancer patients and university subjects, revealing significant reductions of "unsettledness." An overview of the USE MEE Model with live music demonstrations is presented.

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"Music 4 Live® Tones Down Trauma Causing Anxiety, Anger, Grief or Depression"

Traumatic stress can be the result of chronic problems, abuse or disasters causing "unsettledness." These feelings of anxiety, anger, grief and depression may manifest as PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Because the incorrect use of music can heighten traumatic stress, it takes Judith Pinkerton's expert attentiveness to implement the USE MEE Model in these situations. USE MEE identifies the formula that balances the intensity of negative emotions.If you're a lay person or health professional interested in using music as a health resource, Judith can customize the USE MEE Model to meet your needs.

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"Music 4 Live® Blends Families"

Two workbooks grew out of Judith Pinkerton's experience with her own blended family and her work with teens living in blended families. The workbooks are divided into two sections. They are designed to foster cooperation and understanding, with a by-product of improved relationships. Both workbooks help users identify responses to music, use moods and music and increase understanding about their own emotions and how those emotions affect health and behavior. This eight-hour course is necessary to implement the workbooks.

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"Music Medicine for Disturbed Students"

Students with behavioral problems can interrupt learning and make classroom management a challenge for teachers. They could be repressing problematic moods. Find out how the USE MEE Model can help these students.

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"Music 4 Live® Improves the Learning Process"

It can be hard for students of any age to focus, concentrate, and relax to improve learning. The USE MEE Model can increase a student's ability to relax and focus so that learning becomes easier. Learn why "The Mozart Effect" may or may not work.

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"Explore Entrainment Beyond Stimulative & Sedative Music: The USE MEE Model"

The USE MEE Model further expands the iso-principle, entrainment mechanism and vectoring, spreading stimulative and sedative music into three mood classifications utilizing unique assessments. The Biomedical, Behavioral, Psychodynamic, Cognitive, Humanistic, and Holistic approaches connect through the USE MEE Model. Fifteen years of research, development and case studies reveal benefits for populations including alcohol/drug abusers, rehabilitation patients, teens, geriatrics, individuals with mood disorders, medical patients and those suffering from emotional and behavioral disorders.

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"Music Essentials for Preschoolers"

Music is crucial for healthy development. The "Mozart Effect" is only one way to effect positive responses. How, what, when and where should you incorporate music into children's lives? A review of the brain mechanism explores music's positive affect on intelligence and behavior. A music resource list will help guide the way.

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"The Cancer Challenge: Music 4 Live® Improves Quality of Life"

Cancer infects the body, but it also attacks emotions and can aggravate the healing process. A case study reveals the appropriate application of music to reduce pain and increase joy that can be applied to other patients.

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"Death and Dying: Music 4 Live® for Resolution"

When appropriate music is played at just the right time, it can help terminally ill patients who suffer alone, or with their families. The Hellen Cooke Warner Music Medicine Program is featured with application of the USE MEE Model for direct use by staff.

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"Wellness for Life: Music 4 Live® for Stress Reduction"

Following the USE MEE Model, you'll learn how to match activities and emotions to your music choices with a unique self-assessment that reveals emotional health and balance. Learn why subliminal tapes may or may not work for you and if classical music - "The Mozart Effect" - is not the only way.

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"Emotional Control: Identifying Music That Works with the USE MEE Model"

Repressed or stuck emotions can lead to problematic behaviors, including substance abuse and eating disorders. When music is used as a treatment these moods can be released and balance restored. A self-assessment will help you discover imbalances. The USE MEE Model presents a formula, guiding selection of music from 16 music styles and 45 moods as a treatment strategy for problematic behaviors.

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CEUs - "Music as Medicine: Rx that Heal"

This eight-hour accredited workshop educates health professionals about how they can use music therapeutically to affect outcomes to treatment. The USE MEE Model is explored in-depth. The workbook, lecture, experientials and demonstrations create an inspiring, interactive, and meaningful look into music’s profound effect on life. Upon completing this course, health professionals will be able to refer to music as a resource for health. This workshop includes the workbook "Music as Medicine: Rx that Heal" and is accredited by Nevada boards for nurses, psychologists, alcohol/drug counselors and marriage/family therapists. Upon request, this workshop will include training to implement the MAPP MEE Self-Assessment for clinical application. Workshops are customized to population requests, available in condensed modules (1.5 to 5 hours): e.g. medical, case management, support services, substance abuse, PTSD, workplace stress, mental health (anxiety / depression / grief), youth, families, and hospice.

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Music 4 Live® Advisor Training

Chronic stress intensifies anxiety, anger, depression and grief which negatively affect job productivity, family and community health, and soaring medication costs. When music invades our environment in negative ways, it intensifies stress and does not promote health when applied incorrectly. This workshop provides formulas that dissolve stress, applying appropriate music from 16 music styles. Biomedical, psychodynamic and behavioral approaches identify the positive effect of music formulas with many populations, including cancer, heart disease, and suicide. Personal experiences are created throughout this innovative, interactive workshop with live performance of a research-based music formula. Participants will become certified as Music 4 Live® Advisors, learning how to interpret the internet Self-Assessment module with multiple targets for change with individuals and organizations. The USE MEET Model provides a community-based Music 4 Live® approach for government, education, business, faith organizations, health care and media to promote the healthy application of music as medicine through effective health promotion and disease prevention.

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Music 4 Live® Practitioner Training

If you're a music therapist or qualified health professional, you can implement the USE MEE Model to create customized music recordings for your clients or patients. It's easy to enroll! Just drop us an e-mail or call 888-5-USE MEE and we'll add you to our priority training list.

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