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Déjà Vu! Repetition in Music Therapy

*In accordance with HIPAA, and out of respect for our client’s privacy, the name “Kara” will be used as an alias throughout this blog post. Photo used with permission from “Kara’s” mother.* Being a Music Therapist requires a good amount of creativity. That includes the creativity inherent in all musical endeavors, certainly. But in therapy, [...]

2018-02-13T15:09:43+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Blog, For the Music Therapist, Music Therapy|

Adapted Lessons vs. Music Therapy: What’s the Difference?

As a Music Therapist, I (along with many others, I’m sure) often hear the following question: “So, what do you do? Do you teach music to your clients?” And while Music Therapy most often looks different than what would be called a “music lesson”, there are certainly situations in which the teaching of a new [...]

“Waiting for the Call” – Chuck’s Story

*In accordance with HIPAA, and out of respect for our client’s privacy, the name “Chuck” will be used as an alias throughout this blog post. Photo and Video are used with permission from “Chuck” and his daughter.* The word “hospice” often carries with it a heavy weight, evoking thoughts of death and the unknown. And [...]

2017-11-17T17:09:44+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Blog, Hospice Music Therapy, Music Therapy|

Thank you, Dr. Sacks

Written by Kally Ramminger, LPMT, MT-BC I’ve watched the music therapy community mourn the death of Dr. Oliver Sacks over the past week. His legacy will live on forever, as he has helped so many people throughout the years understand the power that music has on one’s brain. Equally important, he also taught us the importance [...]