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.
“What makes up a support system, and do I really need one?” are questions I’m often asked by clients. So I thought it might be helpful for everyone out there if I used a blog post to address the topic of how to create a healthy support system. WHAT IS A SUPPORT SYSTEM? A support […]
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– […]
When people learn that I’m a music therapist, one of the most common assumptions is that I only work with children in schools. But music therapy can be an excellent treatment option for a wide variety of physical and mental health challenges. Below are some highlights of a few common mental and physical health concerns […]