Natalie Mullis, MT-BC

About Natalie

Natalie Mullis, MT-BC Owner and Director Natalie began Key Changes Music Therapy Services in 2010 and is passionate about making music therapy accessible in the midlands of South Carolina.

Gratitude

Gratitude is not an easy thing.
Sometimes, we toss the word grateful around without really reflecting on it’s meaning. We use it to only refer to the exceptionally good things in our lives. We use it when something out of the ordinary happens. We use it when we get saved from messing up

To me, the second […]

By |January 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Closing The Door on 2015

At the end of each year, I’ve been in the habit of outlining the year past and my hopes and expectations for the coming year. This year’s post will be no different, but for the sake of brevity (because let’s face it, it’s New Year’s Eve!), I’ll be taking the columns and bullet points route!

 

We […]

By |December 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When Should I Consult a Music Therapist?

When is the time to try “music therapy”? Whether you’ve heard about it online or through word of mouth, read about it, or know someone who practices music therapy, you may have wondered when it is appropriate to consult a music therapist. To help answer this question, I’ve identified several cases when consulting a music […]

By |October 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flooded with Emotion

The past few days have been tumultuous to say the least. Our beautiful city of Columbia  had taken day after day of endless rain that finally culminated in the past few days of record setting rainfalls. These rainfalls triggered catastrophic flooding in many areas. Dams broken, homes destroyed, roads washed out, power lost, and water […]

By |October 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Five Red Flags of Music Therapy

You wouldn’t think to ask your physical therapist, speech therapist, or occupational therapist: “Are you certified?”, “Have you maintained certification through your national and state association?”, or “Can I see a copy of your resume?” etc. You assume that the professional you are seeking services from is qualified and competent in their line of work. […]

By |September 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Music Therapy and the Department of Veterans Affairs

Did you hear? The Key Changes team had the wonderful opportunity to be guests on “Take Point!” radio show on 95.9 to discuss music therapy and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). We were able to cover topics such as the following: (1) how music therapy works; (2) a hypothetical case study example; (3) potential […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer Camp Recap!

The time has come.  Fall schedules are being solidified.  The group room is clean.  Camps are over.
Between A Bug’s Life,  Color Prekinders,  Tell Me S’more,  and Classically Us! we have been busy!

But we wouldn’t trade it for the world. That is why we need your help to make our group offerings even better!
We […]

By |August 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is My Child Speech Ready For Kindergarten? Questions To Ask Yourself!

As the school year approaches, many parents often wonder if their child is developing all of the skills they will need to succeed in kindergarten. Parents can agonize over how their child will stack up when compared to same-age peers once “big” school starts. It’s important to keep in mind that there is a very […]

By |July 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Advocating for Music Therapy

As a music therapist, I encounter many misconceptions of music therapy and how it works. Music therapists are constantly advocating for the profession and educating others on the benefits of music therapy as noted in evidenced based research. We also emphasize the importance of having a board certified music therapist (MT-BC) when implementing interventions, because […]

By |July 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Music Therapy or Music Education?

How is music therapy different from music education? Why should my child receive music therapy if they have a music class at school? Do they work on the same things? If these are some of the questions that have crossed your mind then continue reading as the purpose of this blog post is: to explain […]

By |June 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment