Lucienne - 35 years old - Depression
Gaby - 85 years old - Alzheimer Disease
Patrick - 41 years old - Anger management
End of Phase I
"I was able to express myself outside of words, outside of others, to yell, to scream, to be happy and to feel all of that."
"I was able to speak to myself in total security (even if it was painful)."
"When an experience is beneficial like this one, there aren't too many words to qualify it and choosing them is not easy. Also, I would say that I just simply 'felt the music' and its extraordinary sensation of evolution..."
Same music, one year after — Titles of the music tracks not communicated as well
This is the most successful, session since the beginning.
All the symbolism is there.
The rain, the water, …that's my problem, my diarrhea.
Water is part of my personality.
"The second series allows him to go even further: he is freed of his symptom (diarrhea) and mourns its passing. He makes a big step by representing the parts of his body. He projects them onto the paper and simultaneously asks if we could talk about him and his experience."
Looking at the last collage, Dr. VerdeauPailles sums up the patient's release from symptoms: “This music is much more than a projective test; it is a therapeutic tool.” The second series, showing the work of releasing, follows below." — Dr. Jacqueline Verdeau-Paillès - Psychiatrist and Music Therapist
“Everything that I wasn't able to express verbally to a friend, I was able to say through my drawings. I discovered a lot of things about me (…); I feel like I've been strengthened, like I've taken stock of a number of different things. I even found answers to a lot of questions. I just feel better.”
"But seriously, I think that it's a good experience to at least one time draw with this melody that, all the while keeping the same style, manages to modulate itself from one CD to the next, to transmute itself, to go from imprisonment to freedom (for example)."