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.
“CAN MUSIC THERAPY HELP PEOPLE DEAL WITH ANXIETY?” This is one of the most frequently asked questions I receive about music therapy. And the answer is a resounding “yes, it can help with anxiety!” Here are the details (and a video!)– Research studies have shown that music therapy is effective at reducing muscle tension, decreasing anxiety, […]
Stress is part of our lives. Good stress, bad stress, we just can’t get away from it. Numerous research studies have shown that some amount of stress can be positive. We’ve all had the experience of having a job or school deadline that spurs us to action and motivates us to do better work. Or […]
How do I get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice! It’s a joke that’s older than my grandmother, but the point is timeless. In order to accomplish anything, learn something new, become “good” at a job– we must practice the skills required for that task. A research study recently showed that it takes 10,000 hours of […]