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 […]

Creating Change With Music Therapy

Typically when people come to therapy, they’re looking for some sort of changes in their life. In my previous post, I wrote about curiosity and acceptance and how they can lead to change within therapy. In this post, I’m going to talk more about change and how music therapy can help with creating change. What […]

Music Therapy and Executive Functioning: What You Need To Know

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 […]

How Music Can Help with Adolescent Identity Development

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 […]