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 [...]
In just a few short weeks, in partnership with Music Therapy of the Rockies and Wellspring International, Metro Music Therapy will be co-hosting a Songwriting Retreat for Veterans with PTSD right here in Atlanta. This retreat will be the first of its kind in the Atlanta area, and we are honored to bring this life-changing [...]
*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 - [...]
*SPOILER ALERT: If you haven't seen the film yet, but plan to and don't want to know the end, then DO NOT READ. But, be sure to come back and read after you have seen it! Ok, you've been fully warned. Upon seeing the first preview for this film in the spring, I was all [...]
***Photos used with Permission*** Now that school is back in full swing, many a young mind is likely pining for the days of summer past (as in, like, four weeks ago.) Here at Metro Music Therapy, we have a lot of exciting new adventures ahead - new clients, new contracts, and even our very own [...]
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 [...]
No matter what our daily grind entails, we all need an outlet. We all need to decompress. We all need to take our health into our own hands. And if we can be preventative as opposed to reactive, it's going to be better for all of us. Wellness programs have provided a return on investment of around [...]
In April, Sam traveled to Savannah to present with CCYA at the annual conference of the American Association of Children's Residential Centers (AACRC). We were so honored to be a part of this presentation and to have Metro Music Therapy represented at the Conference! Learn more about our music therapy services for residential youth here.