Experiencing Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) as a Traveler

Experiencing Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) as a Traveler

As I’ve written about in previous posts, the past few months of my life have been filled with change. While I can always talk about my life with friends or family, I felt like I needed a new approach to […]

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Seven Strategies for Music Mood Regulation (Infographic)

Seven Strategies for Music Mood Regulation (Infographic)

I love reading research that I can implement directly into my clinical work as a music therapist. Here’s an infographic of a great study by Suvi Saarikallio AND Jaakko Erkkiä about how people use music in their lives to regulate […]

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A Japanese Music Therapy Academic at WCMT 2017

A Japanese Music Therapy Academic at WCMT 2017

Three months isn’t too late to write a blog post, right? One of the stops during my whirlwind of a summer was attending the World Congress for Music Therapy (WCMT) in Tsukuba, Japan in July 2017. When I was asked […]

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Is Music Therapy Taking Over My Life?

Is Music Therapy Taking Over My Life?

I moved to Portland, Oregon six weeks ago solely for a job. When I first got here I didn’t know anyone and I hadn’t visited before, but now my new city and life are starting to feel familiar. I’ve memorized […]

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What It’s Like Being a Music Therapy Research Assistant

I’m really into research. Like, I read peer-reviewed journals to unwind. Nothing’s better than grabbing the latest copy of the Journal of Music Therapy to enjoy in a bubble bath. And research is very tied to my identity as a […]

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Questions Prospective Music Therapy Students Should Ask

So, you want to get a degree in music therapy? Studying music therapy is an exciting endeavor whether you’re just starting out or going back for a graduate degree. Having gotten both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music therapy, here […]

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