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How Great Thou Art

Over the past few weeks, our team has been hard at work behind the scenes creating a virtual choir/orchestra as a gift for Ravi Zacharias from his daughter, Naomi Zacharias, who is the Director of Wellspring International. MMT and Wellspring have partnered together over the last five years to provide music therapy services through our [...]

Music Therapy Advocacy!

Happy Music Therapy Advocacy Month! As a music therapy intern who just completed my internship at Metro Music Therapy, I have had the opportunity to experience the multitude of ways that music therapy can positively transform patients’ lives. Academic classes in college certainly hammered in AMTA’s definition of music therapy such that I could recite [...]

What If Christmas Makes Me Cry?

*In accordance with HIPAA, and out of respect for our client’s privacy, the name “Ruth” will be used as an alias in this blog post.* Happy Holidays! Merry Christmas! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! ...right? Or, at least… it’s supposed to be? For a great many people - maybe yourself included - [...]

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 [...]