I Am Not Perfect

Being a therapist does not make me perfect. In fact, the thought that I should be immune to the difficulties of every day life makes me laugh frequently.

And yes, I’ve actually had to have that conversation before.

One of the benefits of being a therapist, however, is that through my work, I’ve learned to be very […]

By |October 11th, 2011|Blog|4 Comments

Key Changes is a Year Old | a look at the goals

Today marks the end of Key Changes Music Therapy Services first year in operation.

What a ride it has been. I’ve worried, I’ve cried, I’ve panicked, I’ve wanted to quit. I’ve gotten really excited, I’ve worked hard, I’ve been enthusiastic, I’ve made some pretty far-fetched projections.

In the early days of my blogging, I compared having a […]

By |August 18th, 2011|Blog|2 Comments

Goal Setting’s Forgotten Step

We’ve all seen the goal setting worksheets before. They are decorated with ladders, or roads with pit stops, or steps, or some other combination of supposedly encouraging and affirming imagery.

While these are great, and I’ve used them a thousand times to break down seemingly insurmountable tasks, did you know that they are incomplete?

The reality is […]

By |August 16th, 2011|Blog|4 Comments

3 Ways to Get Your Own Dose of Music Therapy

When I used to work in a hospital, I got to hear all kind of “how to take this pill” abbreviations. I hear “p.o.” which means orally, “i.m.” for a shot in the muscle, “b.i.d.” is twice a day, and “t.i.d.” means three times daily.

Remembering hearing these abbreviations got me to thinking “how would one […]

By |June 23rd, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

I’m Calling Out All Students

That’s right students. Time to get on the ball!

Don’t forget! June 28th!

By |June 10th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

My Big Business Boyfriend is Afraid of Commitment

Have you ever had someone enthusiastically agree to go out on a date with you and then have them seem bored and disinterested at dinner?

Perhaps the better analogy would be the relationship that seems stuck. You’re ready to be exclusive, move in, pop the question, but for whatever reason, the other party is just not […]

By |May 23rd, 2011|Blog|2 Comments

How to use your Fear

Fear comes in all shapes and sizes and is unique in its presentation for each of us.

We have the common physiological responses to fear that we can’t control for, but how we respond psychologically to fear is something we do have a degree of control over. There are those who get a thrill out of […]

By |May 11th, 2011|Blog|6 Comments

3 Tips for Finding Motivation in the Sludge

Unless you are Mrs. Beaver, you probably have days where it’s hard to look at your to-do list.

Today I realized that I have been in that slump for the past few weeks. I hadn’t felt motivated. I wanted to reach out, but I couldn’t get the work done. I know I am not the only […]

By |March 21st, 2011|Blog|3 Comments

Referral Incentives

In the spirit of giving back to those who have helped to make Key Changes what is it, and what is is becoming, we are offering referral incentives from now until the end of April!

If you refer a new client for music therapy assessment and treatment, your next session is half price! Tell your […]

By |March 18th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Consultation and Supervision Services

One of my passions has always been passing on my knowledge, and I am now making that available to you!

Key Changes Music Therapy Services is adding consultation and supervision to it’s list of available services. If you are a new professional, taking the leap into private practice, or in need of a fresh perspective on […]

By |March 8th, 2011|Blog|8 Comments