Music therapy supports a lot of different things, including executive functioning. This is important because of the role executive functioning plays in our lives. In this blog post, I’m going to share with you more about how music therapy can help. I’ll go over exactly what executive functioning is. Then I’ll share ways music therapy […]
It’s important that people discover their identity and understand who they are. For teenagers, adolescent identity development is especially important. This is because adolescence is a key time for identity development. Because of this, you may see teens experimenting with their fashion style and music. Since I work with a lot of teens, I know […]
As a young adult at one point or another, you’ve likely had questions about your self-identity. It’s normal. We all wonder about who we are at some point in our lives. As a result of what we discover, though, we can sometimes wonder if we’re “normal.” This is especially true if your self-identity falls outside […]
Whenever we start a new year, we often find ourselves making resolutions and goals. This is fine if it works for you, but it doesn’t have to be January 1st to start thinking about what you want to achieve. There are probably plenty of changes you want to make in your life. The real question […]
Anxiety can be hard to manage sometimes. In this post I share more about what anxiety is, why you might feel it, and why it might be a greater problem for some people. I also provide a few no-cost/low-cost tips for managing feelings of anxiety.
Adolescence is a time when a lot of things change. Everything seems to be changing. Teens’ brains are one of those things that are changing. In this educational video geared towards teens, I talk about what’s happening to their brains during adolescence. I also offer some tips at the end for how they can better foster healthy connections within their brains.
Health is a multidimensional phenomenon made up of several aspects. Mental health is one of these. This post looks at how mental health influences health.
Kids today face bullying in ways that are hard to imagine. Unfortunately, many LGBTQ students experience bullying. In this post, I talk a bit about the state of bullying against LGBTQ students in Boulder County and the effects that such bullying can have.
The Experiences of Teenagers Do you remember what it was like to be a teenager? I think many of us tend to remember the teenage years as being a difficult or awkward time. It was difficult because we didn’t exactly know who we were, other than we weren’t sure if we wanted to be who […]
Music can support middle school-age children in the development of new skills and abilities necessary for adulthood, while also helping refine old skills.