Supporting The Mind-Body Connection with Music

There’s a connection between our minds and bodies. We aren’t always aware of it. But the mind-body connection strong. Our thoughts and feelings affect our physical bodies and our health, and vice versa. There is also a connection between music, movement, and the body. Movement and rhythm affect and are influenced by our thoughts and […]

Men’s Mental Health and How Music Therapy Can Help

Society places expectations on men that can have a negative impact on their mental health if they buy into those stereotypes and expectations. In my experience as a music therapist and counselor, music therapy can be a safe, meaningful, and accessible way for men to address the mental health challenges they face. In this article I discuss what these mental health challenges are that men face and outline the ways in which I work with men who are looking for mental health support.

Music Therapy During COVID-19: What Do Services Look Like Now?

The need for creative arts mental health services are needed now more than ever. Learn more about how SoundWell Music Therapy is offering mental health and music therapy services during COVID-19.

[Video] “How the Brain Develops During Adolescence”

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.

The Trauma of Racism and How Music Therapy Can Help in Healing

Racism is a trauma that our entire society is desperately trying to heal from while at the same time actively trying to change. Systemic racism is a trauma that dates back to the beginning of our society. People of color have experienced discrimination and racism for as far back as our history goes. It is […]