One of the most common misconceptions about music therapy is that the person receiving it needs to know all about music. I frequently tell people that “my job is to know the music; your job is to bring an open mind and a willingness to try something new!” Sometimes we listen to music together in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
One of the questions I’m frequently asked is if music therapy is a good treatment choice for trauma and/or PTSD. Yes! Several decades of research supports the use of music therapy in treating trauma, PTSD, and other crisis situations. In fact, music therapy traces its’ roots back to helping WWII soldiers in military hospitals recover […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
May is drum awareness month, so I thought a blog post about the health benefits of drumming would be helpful! If you’ve never been part of a drumming experience, it’s worth considering. Numerous research studies have shown that drumming can help decrease stress and fatigue, improve high blood pressure, alleviate pain, and manage cancer treatment […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.