Neurodiversity and Music Therapy

April is a month for celebrating all flavors of diversity and ways of being. This is because April is both Autism Awareness Month and Celebrate Diversity Month. Because of this, the focus of today’s post is about neurodiversity and music therapy. If the term neurodiversity is new to you, you may be wondering what it […]

4 Ways to Mindfully Engage with Music and Sound

It seems like every day I read a new article articulating the benefits of mindfulness. From incorporating it in healthcare, schools, and business, more and more people and organizations are recognizing how mindfulness can have a positive effect on them. Traditionally, mindfulness has been cultivated through engaging in the mindfulness meditation practices of Buddhism, such […]

“What Do You Do as a Music Therapist?”

A question that I often get asked is about what it is that I do as a music therapist or some other variation of what music therapy is. I live in a part of the United States that fortunately recognizes the value of music. There is a vibrant music scene, as well as sound healers, […]