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Teletherapy: Check 1, 2, 3…

In an effort to continue spreading music and joy (and not germs!) to our city while minimizing in-person contact, we are now offering on-line teletherapy services for all music therapy and music lessons. AND THIS MEANS YOU DON'T HAVE TO LIVE IN ATLANTA TO WORK WITH US! CURRENT CLIENTS: Complete this survey to make sure [...]

2020-03-25T20:46:34+00:00March 16th, 2020|Music Therapy, We Can Help, Wellness|

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 [...]

Happy New Year!

HAPPY 2020! We love to start our year off with reflection of the past while visioning for the future.✨ Among many other discussions, at our first staff meeting of 2020, we talked about what makes Metro Music Therapy different than any other private practice out there. Here is what we bring to the table: + [...]

2020-01-22T18:46:56+00:00January 13th, 2020|Music Therapy|

Dungeons & Dragons & Music Therapy Advocacy

Did you know that March is Music Therapy Awareness Month?Cool stuff!Did you know that the idea of “advocating for my profession” makes me super duper uncomfortable? Well, it does. And here we are. March. Music Therapy Awareness Month.Guess I should, like, advocate?I mean, okay, I know it’s important!There’s a lot of misinformation about Music Therapy [...]

Who Even Keeps Resolutions, Anyway? S.M.A.R.T. Goals Are Better

It’s hard to believe that we’re already mid-way through February of 2019!New Year’s Eve doesn’t seem so long ago. The promise of a new year, a fresh start, exciting possibilities… it’s more than enough to get the old motivational engine revved and roaring! Plans form, goals are etched in stone, and we feel certain that [...]

Tempo Time Warp: Why Does Music Sound Slower with Exercise?

(a) Heart pounding, (b) out of breath, (c) muscles tired, (d) altered perception of time. One of these experiences is NOT what I would typically associate with exercise… until recently, that is. Any guesses which?I’d just finished an evening run, and was driving back home from the trail with some of my favorite music playing. [...]

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 - [...]