Why Play Is Beneficial Throughout the Lifespan

When was the last time that you played? Today? Last week? Years ago, and it’s something you’ve “outgrown?” It’s easy to associate “play” with something that kids do. Yet “play” is something we need regardless of how old you are. Play is beneficial.  “Why?,” you ask. There are several reasons why “play” is beneficial. I’ll […]

Therapeutic Approaches: Understanding The Role of Therapist Orientation

There is a misconception that therapy is only about talking to someone. Yet, there’s more to therapy than just talking to someone. Yes, talking about yourself and what’s going on in your life or what’s troubling you is part of therapy. However, there’s more to it than that. As I wrote about a few blog […]

How Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Can Be Supported Through Music

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is a commonly used approach in mental health care. It suggests that some of the mental health symptoms people experience are due to having a distorted view of themself, others, and the world. My latest blog post explores how music can be used to support concepts found in cognive-behavioral therapy.

Music Playlists: Creating Soundtracks for Making Changes In Your Life

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 […]