For many people it’s not easy to make the decision to start seeing a therapist. Our culture and society tell us that we should be able to handle life on our own and not ask for help. At Healing Sounds Music Therapy, I understand that it’s difficult to reach out for assistance.
The truth is that there is no shame or weakness in seeking out help when there is a problem. We take our car to a mechanic and our taxes to an accountant– our mental health should be no different.
I’ve tried to make it easier to ask for help by creating a warm and comfortable office space in which to receive therapy. Clients can access me by phone, email, or text message. My client caseload is purposefully kept small so I can guarantee that each person receives the individual care they need. My schedule is flexible to accommodate early morning as well as evening appointments. Phone consultations are always free of charge.
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 side effects. Drumming can also be helpful in dealing with a variety of mental health issues and addictions. Given that […]
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 […]
Lately I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the similarities and differences between Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) and EMDR. People have heard of, or perhaps experienced, EMDR sessions, and they’re curious about GIM. Hopefully this post will answer some of those questions! And here’s a video where I explain it. WHAT IS GUIDED IMAGERY AND […]