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.
Culturally competent care is important in health care. Music therapy is uniquely well-suited to be practiced in a culturally competent way.
Music can be helpful for those in recovery from substance abuse. In this post, I highlight some ways that music can assist with substance abuse treatment.
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.
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 […]
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.
Elementary-age children are continuing to develop and gain new skills that will help them in life. Music can be used to cultivate and support these skills. In this post I talk a bit about what some of these skills are that children are developing during the elementary school years and ways that music can help.
Music serves a variety of purposes in the early childhood education setting. In this post, I discuss the role music can play in early childhood development.
There is value to music education that goes beyond learning music. In this post, I share a bit about what a person can learn through music.