Music Therapy Advocacy

How to Help Make Music Therapy Available To All

It’s likely that you or someone you know has benefited from Music Therapy. You may not have been aware that it was music therapy, or that you and your loved ones could benefit from it as well.

And if you do already know about Music Therapy (which, if you are reading my blog, you probably do!), […]

By |January 6th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

2 Most Awesome Things to Happen in The US This Year (Thus far)

I’m not much of a political aficionado, but I do know what policies I like and don’t like.

If you’ve been reading for a while, you may remember a few posts I made last fall about Music Therapy, Politics, and South Carolina. In them, I described our quest for a Music Therapy License here in […]

By |June 8th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Music Therapy in the Media: Rep. Gabby Giffords

Have you ever struggled for recognition?

Have you ever tried to divert attention for just a few moments to something or someone you care about?

Being a music therapist, I am in both of these spots all of the time. I love and believe whole heartedly in what I do for a living. Fortunately, being a force […]

By |February 22nd, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Sharing Your Story, Making a Change (Part 2)

Part 2 continues with the story of what happened with music therapy in Oklahoma from Dr. Dena Register. Missed Part 1? Read it here.

The Powerful After-Effect

As influential as seeing a live session was, the interactions that followed are what I will never forget.

The Director of the RISE school arranged for the physical therapist (PT), the […]

By |January 20th, 2011|Blog|1 Comment

Sharing Your Story, Making a Change (Part 1)

The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and the Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) have made January Music Therapy Advocacy Month! As a part of advocacy month, I am sharing with you a post written by Dr. Dena Register, the Regulatory Affairs Advisor for CBMT.

Part of being a music therapist is sharing your stories—incredible stories—of […]

By |January 18th, 2011|Blog|4 Comments