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.
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 […]
The second most popular question I get asked (the first being “music therapy– what is that?”) is about guided imagery and music (GIM). This is my specialty area of music therapy. So I thought I’d write a blog post about it since I’m sure many of you may have wondered the same thing. And if […]
“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, […]