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.
Recently one of my clients said to me, “You know, I can sit at home and listen to music by myself. But it’s so much better when I do that here in your office with you.” So let’s unpack that a little bit and learn what makes music therapy different from simply listening to music– […]
The holiday season can be very stressful, especially this year with the pandemic. How can I deal with the stress in healthy ways? Since I’m asked some form of this question on a regular basis by clients, potential clients, and other helping professionals– I thought it might be useful to make a list of creative […]
Do you ever feel trapped into doing things? Stuck fulfilling the same obligations all the time? Prisoner to the never-changing dynamics of work, family, or romantic relationships? Confined by the expectations others place on you? Maybe it’s your own critical inner dialogue that’s keeping you from moving forward and making progress (check out my earlier […]