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.
Below are the lyrics to a song I think of quite often when I think of my clients. No one has ever come to me for music therapy treatment because they’re feeling great and happy. People come because they’re struggling. Because they’ve experienced trauma or past abuse. Many come for help with managing their depression […]
Music Therapy 101
One of the most common misconceptions about music therapy is that the person receiving it needs to know all about music. I frequently tell people that “my job is to know the music; your job is to bring an open mind and a willingness to try something new!” Sometimes we listen to music together in […]
Choosing Relaxing Music
One of the questions I’m asked most often when I’m out doing presentations or workshops is, “Can you tell me what relaxation music to add to my playlist to use at home?” On the surface this sounds like an easy question– but it isn’t. That’s like asking 10 people on the street to name the […]