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.
The Centers for Disease Control reports that approximately 9% of adults in the US experience the symptoms of depression each year, and that about 3% of adults suffer from major depression (the leading cause of disability for ages 15-44). Additionally, women are 70% more likely to experience depression during their lives than men. SO WHAT […]
In previous posts I’ve explained a little bit about what music therapy is, how it works, and who can benefit from services. In this post, I’ll address another question I get almost as often as those— why music therapy and not another kind of therapy? 1.) IT DOES A BODY GOOD. It’s true. Music has the ability […]
This morning I spent 3 solid hours working diligently on my to-do list. In that time, I managed to whittle down my “pile of things that need to be done” considerably. And yet… I still felt like I hadn’t been very productive. It felt like not enough had been accomplished. Sound familiar? We’re all victims […]