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 […]
For several years now, I’ve been canning homemade jams– strawberry, blueberry, and peach mostly. There are nearby farms that produce those crops, and I like supporting the local small farm community here. Plus, I like knowing that the only ingredients in my jam are fruit and sugar. There’s just something simple and uncomplicated and clearly […]
If you’ve never been part of a drumming experience, it’s worth considering. Numerous research studies have shown that drumming can help decrease stress and fatigue, improve high blood pressure, alleviate pain, and manage cancer treatment side effects. Drumming can also be helpful in dealing with a variety of mental health issues and addictions. Given that […]