Posts Tagged ‘Clinical work’
Shall We Dance? When the therapist is vulnerable, too.
Music Therapy Does More Than Address Non-Musical Goals: Part Two
Music Therapy Does More Than Address Non-Musical Goals: Part One
How I Start Group Music Therapy Sessions
How to Create the Ideal Environment for Group Activities for Seniors
As a music therapist, I facilitate group sessions in a variety of settings. Every nursing home or assisted living facility or senior apartment building I go to has a different place for activity programming, and some are definitely better than others. Of course, some of the advantage or disadvantage comes from the construction of the…Read More
How Music Therapy Brought a Couple Together Again
What Happened in One Group Music Therapy Session
When Seniors Say "That's Just Kids' Stuff"
Tools of the Trade: Ocean Drum
I am always looking for musical materials and methods that will capture the attention of my older adult clients with moderate to late stage dementia. Because of where they are in the disease process, these folks often have a harder time engaging in singing, sharing in discussion, and instrument playing. Some clients also have more…Read More