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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 - [...]

“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+00:00November 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 [...]