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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|

A Tale of Two Interns

Here at Metro Music Therapy, we have the privilege of working with talented and hardworking interns as they grow into the amazing Music Therapists that they can be. Two interns per year, to be exact! The first internship period begins in August and ends in January, while the second internship period spans from December to [...]

2018-01-03T05:31:39+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Music Therapy, news|

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|

Walk to Remember: Life After Perinatal Loss

This Sunday, in recognition of October as National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, Northside Hospital hosted their annual Atlanta Walk to Remember. Our team had the privilege of attending this event alongside a number of parents, families, friends, and other healthcare professionals, all there to remember the precious and much-too-short lives of the babies [...]

Mindful Moments

The path leading to the Women's Center Labor and Delivery unit may not always lead to the ending that parents have in mind. While experiencing some of their deepest sorrow, families at Northside Hospital are surrounded by love and support from the H.E.A.R.T.strings Perinatal Bereavement and Palliative Care team. Our team was thrilled to partner [...]