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AMTA’s 2014 National Conference

The American Music Therapy Association’s 2014 National Conference is happening this week in Louisville, Kentucky. I will be presenting on Sunday morning at 9:15 am on essential self-care practices for music therapists working in mental health…

5 Ways Music Therapy Is Used To Improve Mental Health

Music helps us celebrate our greatest moments in life, and soothes us through the worst. It joins us in the car, at the movies, in restaurants, at the gym, and in simple moments with loved ones. Music honors individuals, cultures, trends, love, heartache, friendship, pain, and humanity. Even inside of us, elements of music are…

Songs For Strength and Motivation

I once worked with a client who said the song “Never Too Late” by Three Days Grace kept her from committing suicide. She said the song happened to play on her iPod at just the right moment to change her mind. When we listened to the song together, her sad eyes lit up and. . .