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Guest Blog: The world of a music therapist in a new population

Guest Blog: The world of a music therapist in a new population

By Sheri Clark, MME, MT-BC Last year I was given the opportunity to begin a weekly contract music therapy group at a local women’s addiction treatment program. I have been a music therapist for 18 years.  All but my two years in grad school at…

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New study shows what happens in the brain to make music rewarding

New study shows what happens in the brain to make music rewarding

A new study reveals what happens in our brain when we decide to purchase a piece of music when we hear it for the first time. The study, conducted at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University and published in the…

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Your Brain on Art

Your Brain on Art

Scientists have found that when rappers freestyle, they deactivate the brain’s “thinking cortex.” Can neuroscience teach us how to unlock new realms of creativity?

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Levatas Corporate Drum Circle

Levatas Corporate Drum Circle

On March 29th, Catherine and Bree led a corporate drum circle during a weekly team meeting at Levatas, a communications agency, in Palm Beach Gardens.  The goals of the group were to enhance mood and facilitate team building. Participants each chose an instrument, either a drum, shaker or rhythm sticks, and…

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The New Music Therapist’s Handbook

The New Music Therapist’s Handbook

This completely updated and revised edition reflects the latest developments in the field of music therapy. Includes an introduction to the profession, guidelines for setting up a practice, new clinical applications, and helpful case studies.   A must for students and professionals alike. To purchase this book…

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Music therapy helps college professor speak again

Music therapy helps college professor speak again

More than three years ago, Bill Forester was a much different man. “I couldn’t do anything,” said Forester, who is now 55 and lives in Bay  Village, Ohio. “I couldn’t talk.”     In August 2009, the father of five had a stroke, which left…

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Music therapy hitting right notes for patients

Music therapy hitting right notes for patients

A new study finds music therapy promotes reaction and helps ease pain in critical care patients. Michelle Miller reports.  

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Case Studies in Music Therapy

Case Studies in Music Therapy

This book presents 42 case histories, each describing the process of music therapy from beginning to end. The cases include children, adolescents, and adults receiving individual and group therapy in psychiatric, medical, educational or community settings. With authors from nine countries, the book details a…

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Brain Injury Support Group Session

Brain Injury Support Group Session

Here are a few pics from the Brain Injury Support group earlier this week. It was an incredible group with lots of smiles, interaction and, as you will see, spontaneous dancing!  The whole group was very appreciative and several expressed interest in private sessions.  …

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A Guest Blog to Promote Music Therapy!

A Guest Blog to Promote Music Therapy!

Below is a blog, guest-written in February 2013 for a popular Music Therapy blog, by author Bree Beynon, MT-BC with the Palm Beach Music Therapy Institute. Check it out below! “Thank you; this really makes a difference.”  Most people don’t get to hear that kind…

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