If you were talking to me in the latter half of 2014, this is what I dreamt of sharing with you all in my first blog post of 2015. .................. After spending the last two years seeking an appropriate clinic to base Press Play from, I finally found one that ticks all the boxes required for a music therapy space: aligns with my personal and professional values sound proof not too big for individual work not too small for group work Yes, I will be renting a space every Th
Mental illness is out in the media...and the DSM-V has psychiatrists split 3 ways about what mental illness is. Is this a turning point in mental health care?
I write this post with somewhat hesitance. On part, because there's a part of me that feels I need to serve my standing in the hierarchy of mental health care and allow the experts make a decision - and then my personal need to be respected by medical professionals. So I'm going to put my 'professionalism' on the lin
Sometimes when music is on, the stop button can't be close enough. Often, people talk about music being something that helps them to feel better, but this isn't always the case. I can't give any 'diagnoses' or specific reasons for why this happens...but I thought I might open space for the conversation.
Some people have never been able to listen to music. It's just noise. For others, there was a time when music was a large part of their life, but for known or unknown reason
Thanks to the world of social media, I was introduced to this video approximately 18 months ago - which inspired my interest in 'shame resilience.' I was always interested in vulnerability and connection - and Brene Brown put it into the language I was searching for!
You can learn more about her at www.brenebrown.com.
Enjoy... #authenticity #connection #resilience #shame #vulnerability