On a recent trip to Chicago I saw a Yoga magazine from June 2013 in my hotel room and decided to take a look for some inspiration since I practice yoga a couple times a week. One article I found was particularly interesting because it spoke of yoga for children on the autism spectrum. The […]
I just came across this informative article written by the New York Times in April about music therapy with premature infants called “Live Music’s Charms, Soothing Premature Hearts.” Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City led the research, conducted in 11 hospitals, which found that live music can be beneficial to premature babies. “The […]
Last night I attended the Autism Society of Middle Tennessee’s summer opportunities fair. I loved meeting new families and networking with other professionals in the field. Thank you ASMT for all of the hard work you do for the Nashville community. I’ll look forward to next year’s event!
I recently discovered PBS newshour broadcast from February 27th, 2012 that included a report on the power of music therapy in treating brain injuries and helping patients recover. The video follows the story of (former) Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’ recovery from the serious brain injury she incurred due to a gunshot. Both the Congresswoman and her […]
So I get this question ALL THE TIME. Basically anyone who meets me asks for an explanation of what exactly I do as a music therapist. I’ve found that most people think that we are music teachers or therapists who like to turn on music during their sessions. As a music therapist, I work with […]