Sound and Silence

Sound and Silence

Silence may seem at first glance like an odd thing for a music therapist, but silence is a part of music. My husband is a composer. He states it takes just as much time to write a rest as a note in a piece of music. The rest (the silence) is just as important as the...

So Long, Farewell

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJjBvK_2Wjo “There’s a sad sort of clanging From the clock in the hall And the bells in the steeple, too And up in the nursery An absurd little bird Is popping out to say coo-coo “Regretfully they tell us But firmly they compel us...
An Opportunity and Invitation for You (yes, YOU!)

An Opportunity and Invitation for You (yes, YOU!)

I’ve been hanging around the music therapy online community for just about six weeks now.  I’ve been impressed by a number of different facets of this community: the sincerity, the dedication, the professionalism…the list goes on.  These are fitting and admirable...
The ABC’s of Music Therapy

The ABC’s of Music Therapy

Last week I found a fun post on imamomtoo titled ABC’s of Me, Without Prompts. What a fun way to provide information! So, here we go: A – Alzheimer’s and other dementia This is one of my areas of interest. Research indicates music therapy can be a...
To Jennie and others grieving…

To Jennie and others grieving…

My family loves to cook. Family & friends often recommend I check out new websites for food. But, the recommendation to visit In Jennie’s Kitchen was different. It was based on a need for support – emotional and financial. (The best background can be...