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Institute of Salutogenesis & Complementary Medicine

A Unit of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University)

Accredited by NAAC with highest A++ Grade

Ranked 77 among Universities by NIRF 2023

A UGC Category 1 Higher Education Institution

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School of Music Therapy Education and Research


School of Music Therapy Education and Research (CMTER)

A Center of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), puducherry

Patient Care Services

CMTER has established an  optimum healing environment in Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth and  is committed to provide music therapy as a complementary health care method with a Salutogenic focus on the physical, mental, social and spiritual health. Music therapy services are integrated along-side main stream medicine to promote healing and increase the resilience and sense of coherence to overcome disease paving the foundation for better health in future.

Music therapy services with a Salutogenic focus are imparted by qualified music therapists to adult and pediatric in-patients and out-patients registered with the departments of  Medicine, ICU,  catheterization labs, ICU waiting area,  operation theatres and labour rooms to mention a few. The faculty of CMTER work regularly all through the week from 9 to 4 pm offering OPD music therapy consultations and also work bed-side. Around 12000 patients have been benefited by music therapy services since the inception of the center. 

Some of the patient care outcomes recorded with  music therapy services are 

  • Reduction of anxiety and pain
  • Stabilizing physiological measures
  • Improvement in peak flow expiratory rate
  • Regularization of  breathing patterns,
  • Improvement in onset of sleep
  • Regulation of emotions
  • Reduction of crying spells
  • Reduction of depressive symptoms
  • Enhance self-expression,
  • Improvement in cognitive abilities and
  • Improvement in  communication and self-esteem. 

Music therapy services were also rendered to the care takers in the ICU waiting area

Total number of music therapy consultancies offered

S.NoYearMale FemaleTGTotal



411256  677
Total    11875