What Exactly is Music Therapy, Anyway?

I’ve known from an early age how powerful music can be. It can stir emotions, evoke memories, and bring people together—it’s often referred to as a “universal language”. Music was so important to me that I majored in it during college, and it was during my sophomore year that a professor introduced me to the field of music therapy.

I’ve been a board-certified music therapist for 16 years now, and I’ve seen first-hand how this modality can enhance people’s lives in numerous ways. Let’s dive in and explore what music therapy is really about, and how it might even work for you.


The First Step is the Hardest: 10 Reasons to Overcome Your Apprehension and Seek Therapy

Woman on sofa staring at her phone and biting her nail with apprehension.

Embarking on the journey of counseling can be a daunting step, especially for those who feel apprehensive about seeking help. Whether it’s due to stigma, fear of judgment, or uncertainty about the process, these concerns can create barriers to accessing the support you need. I know first-hand, because I’ve been there too.

In this blog post, we’ll explore the transformative benefits of counseling and address common apprehensions that you yourself might be experiencing.