Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Stress & Anxiety: How Can Music Help?

I am sure that every single person that reads this has turned to music on a stressful day. Music serves as a great distractor, a channel for expression and a go-to for increasing relaxation. But did you know there is … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Use Music Intentionally that Will Instantly Improve Your Day

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We all know that music can be therapeutic… We all have songs that we relate to… We all have heard a song that touched us emotionally… We all know songs that are tied to specific memories. We all know that music … Continue reading

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Introductory Music & Wellness Workshop at 2B Well

You cannot deny the effect music has on human beings. Music can uplift our spirits, distract us from pain and motivate us to exercise… Music conjures up long lost memories… Music can help us learn and retain informtion… Music can create bonds … Continue reading

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Expanding Horizons: An Exciting New Journey in Wellness

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When people ask me why I chose to become a music therapist, I often contemplate different responses, because there are so many reasons why I did choose this amazing profession. But when I compare all of these reasons, there is … Continue reading

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Macklemore in Therapy: A Thursday Therapy Tune Artist Highlight

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Each week I have the privilege of working with a group of teenagers in drug and alcohol recovery. Majority of these kids listen to rap and hip hop, and unfortunately many of their favorite artists glorify drug use in their lyrics. … Continue reading

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Don’t Let it Scare You! #MusicTherapy Won’t Bite!

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Halloween is just around the corner and I have been up to my eyeballs in music and interventions revolving around this “spooky” holiday. However, even though I have been singing about witches, ghosts and devils, there is not one part of my session … Continue reading

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Yes…The Avett Brothers are So Good They Get a 2nd #ThursdayTherapyTune Feature :)

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I love the Avett Brothers so much for music therapy that I decided to give them a second debut! I featured the song “Head Full of Doubt” a while back which is my absolute favorite to use in therapy. There are … Continue reading

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Have You Considered Group #MusicTherapy? Check Out the Benefits!

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Just as other therapies, music therapy can be offered individually or with a group of people. Though individual therapy is great and is designed specifically for the individual being treated, groups offer some great advantages. Music therapy groups can be provided for many … Continue reading

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#MusicTherapy: Did You Know It’s Cost Effective?!

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Let’s face it. Therapy is expensive. Especially if you don’t have insurance, then it’s a whole other realm of expensive. Fortunately, music therapy doesn’t have to be unobtainable to those who truly will benefit from it. Though insurance reimbursement for … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Consider #MusicTherapy

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Choosing a type of therapy can be a tough decision. There are so many options for types of treatment and therapies one may  become feeling overwhelmed. However, there is one type of therapy that you shouldn’t cross off your list … Continue reading

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